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Starch Reveals Crop Identities

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Science  29 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5833, pp. 1834
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5833.1834

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Starch grain analysis has pushed back the dates of domestication for a number of tropical crops, including squash, manioc, and chili peppers (see main text).