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Plant domestication: Wheat and Corn

Domesticated plants II. What is domestication? a. Dom us = house or dwelling (e. g. , domestic servant, a servant that lives in your house) - a completely domesticated plant is completely dependent upon man for survival b.

Crop Domestication as a Long-term Selection Experiment

In addition, he pointed out that selection by breeders could lead to a wide array of variation in domesticated plants and animals when compared with their wild progenitors.

Genetic structure and domestication history of the grape

Conclusions: • Grapes were domesticated in the Near East, in support of previous research • Although most crop domestications involve a reduction in genetic diversity, domesticated grapes have retained much of the diversity found in the wild sylvestris grapes • Many modern grape cultivars are ...

Domestication throughout Civilization, a History of Companion ...

Definitions of the following terms will be presented: • Domesticated - A species that has been specifically changed to suit the purposes of humans; lives with and is taken care of by humans.

GENETICS AND GEOGRAPHY OF WILD CEREAL DOMESTICATION IN THE ...

As for other cereals, domesticated einkorn wheat (b) differs from the wild form T. boeoticum (a) in three traits: first, the wild forms have small seeds, whereas those of domesticated forms are larger; second, the SPIKELETS ofwild ears fall apart at ripening through fragmentation ofthe rachis (by shattering or ...

Common domestic animals in Africa

Domesticate Geographic Distribution Description Fauna: 1, 2 Numida meleagris Helmeted guinea fowl West Africa Only indigenous animal to be domesticated in Africa.

MAN-MADE FISH: DOMESTICATED FISHES AND THEIR PLACE IN THE ...

OFI Journal, issue 44 (February 2004) : pp. 1, 3-4, 6-10, 12-16 MAN-MADE FISH: DOMESTICATED FISHES AND THEIR PLACE IN THE AQUATIC TRADE AND HOBBY Svein A. Fosså, President, Ornamental Fish International The following text was presented as the Keynote Address at Aquarama 2003, held in Singapore ...

Early Canid Domestication: The Farm-Fox Experiment

W hen scientists ponder how animals came to be domesticated, they almost inevitably wind up thinking about dogs. The dog was probably the first domestic animal, and it is the one in which domestication has progressed the furthest—far enough to turn Canis lupus into Canis familiaris .

Domestication of cereals in Africa

The distinction between these two and the domesticated varieties is in the way they attach to the stem. The point of attachment is called the rachis. In domesticated forms, the entire head stays attached to the rachis and

Documenting plant domestication: The consilience of ...

*E-mail: Smith.Bruce@NMNH.SI.edu.... genetic research has both provideda potential answer to the question of where maize was initially domesticated and indicated to archaeologists where they could seek even older archaeobotanical evidence. 1324-1326 u PNAS u February 13,2001 u vol. 98 u no. 4