[NAFEX] The apple forests of Almaty
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:
> You may need to wait a bit for the article to come up.
> Doug Woodard
> St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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