Multiple postdomestication origins of kabuli chickpea through allelic variation in a diversificationassociated transcription factor
Crop domestication and subsequent diversification represent adaptations to humanbuilt environments and offer insights into the evolutionary forces that shape phenotypic diversity Chickpea Cicer arietinum a widely cultivated food legume was domesticated in the Fertile Crescent together with several other socalled founder crops Zohary et al 2012 This is evidenced by the Neolithic archeological record Tanno Wilcox 2006 and the prevalence of crop wild relatives in the eastern Mediterranean particularly Cicer reticulatum the wild annual Cicer species from which the cultigen is derived
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