Wheat Evolution, Domestication, and Improvement

Perry Gustafson, Olga Raskina, Xuefeng Ma, Eviatar Nevo

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWheat Science and Trade
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9780813820248
StatePublished - 10 Nov 2009


  • Concluding remarks on the process of wheat evolution
  • Genome evolution and modification
  • Mechanisms for chromosome evolution Chromosomal rearrangements
  • Origin of Triticum turgidum
  • Origin, domestication, and evolution of wheat
  • Repatterning of rDNA arrays in the wheat genome
  • Repetitive DNA and mobile elements as perpetual generators of diversity and evolution
  • The potential of wild emmer in wheat improvement
  • Wheat domestication and human civilization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (all)

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