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Ref ID: 32462
Ref Type: Journal Article
Authors: Blatter, Robert H. E.
Jacomet, Stefanie
Schlumbaum, Angela
Title: Little evidence for the preservation of a single-copy gene in charred archaeological wheat
Date: 2002
Source: Ancient Biomolecules
Abstract: Presents a study that examined the feasibility of routinely analyzing ancient DNA from charred wheat remains to identify ploidy levels from morphologically ambiguous wheat grains. Information on the link between wheat cultivation and human cultures
Background on problems caused by the ambiguity in the archeobotanical identification of wheat species
Details on the analysis of several samples of charred wheat
Implications for the evolution and spread of wheat into Europe.
Date Created: 7/21/2003
Volume: 4
Number: 2
Page Start: 65
Page End: 77