[NAFEX] The apple forests of Almaty

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 09:24:39 EST 2011

How is it possible that most of apple genetics are from two trees?

"And here is the most amazing thing yet:  These apple trees are the
source of all apples in the world!  The results of a genetic
sequencing of the trees by researchers* show that the apple forests of
Kazakhstan are without a doubt the birthplace of the apple.  In fact,
at this point, it looks like 90% of the world's apples are descendants
of just two trees."


On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 8:12 AM, Douglas Woodard <dwoodard at becon.org> wrote:
> See
> <http://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/3125/>
> You may need to wait a bit for the article to come up.
> Doug Woodard
> St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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