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Sunflowers, “Supergenes” and Evolution

News   Jul 09, 2020 | Original story from the University of British Columbia

 
Sunflowers, “Supergenes” and Evolution

Supergenes play an outsized role in maintaining wild sunflowers' extensive variation, according to University of British Columbia research in Nature. Credit: Marco Todesco, University of British Columbia.

 
 
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