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Scientist are now using DNA sequencing tools to untangle the history of cultivated plants. Where did eggplants really come from? ๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ˜
How Eggplants became Asian โ€“ genomes and elephants tell the story | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

The evolutionary context of the eggplant was until recently very poorly known. Historical documents and genetic data have shown that the eggplant was first domesticated in Asia, but most of its wild relatives are from Africa. Researchers from the Natura...