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Steph S

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history of lateral gene transfer in grains
« on: 2021-04-28, 06:48:52 AM »
Apparently a long history of gene exchange between species. 
https://phys.org/news/2021-04-naturally-gm-crops-genes-species.html


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Re: history of lateral gene transfer in grains
« Reply #1 on: 2021-04-28, 07:05:03 AM »
Thanks Steph.  They more they look the more the find. It’s funny that they wrote “since Darwin common descent has been the rule for evolution” but Darwin himself actually knew of many examples of graft hybrids inspiring him to develop his pangenetic theory.