Crop Domestication: From the Wild to the Grocery Store


Links: Sunflower Domestication, Corn Domestication, Wayne Parrott’s GMO Talk, Scientific Article 1, Scientific Article GMO and Crop Domestication, Scientific Article 3 (paywall),UN Food and Agriculture Organization Book Chapter, Nonfiction book partially covering this topic

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Rishi R. Masalia is a Ph.D graduate student in the Department of Plant Biology at the University of Georgia studying the genetics of drought resistance. He is a biologist,  bioinformatician, artist, comedy gold mine, smooth dance machine and all around nerd. Rishi is also the current President of the student organization: Science Café, UGA Chapter and can be reached at, or followed on Twitter @RishiMasalia.

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