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Fig. 1. | BMC Biology

Fig. 1.

From: Q&A: modern crop breeding for future food security

Fig. 1.

Development of crops over time, including a the loss of the diversity through the genetic bottlenecks of domestication, selection of landraces and modern plant breeding (adapted from [10], with permission from AAAS), and b example of a tall wheat landrace grown prior to the Green Revolution (left) and a modern high yielding cultivar selected for reduced plant height (right)

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