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Recipe for Rice Domestication Required Millennia

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Science  20 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5921, pp. 1550
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5921.1550

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On page 1607 of this week's issue of Science, archaeologists argue that rice remains from a 7000-year-old site in the Yangtze delta point to a later and slower domestication than has often been claimed.