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Exploring Kazakhstan’s apple forests

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1:50
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Images of apples are all the rage on Twitter at the moment, but perhaps a broader richer story could be told. A good place to start is the Eat this podcast:

Hear more @ Exploring Kazakhstan’s apple forests:


They note there that:

…It is worth pointing out that the now common wisdom – that the domestic apple Malus domesticus was selected from a wild relative Malus sieversii, rather than being a hybrid – has only recently been accepted. Barrie Juniper, of Oxford University, brought all manner of evidence to bear on the question, including some of the first DNA studies of crops. His book, The Story of the Apple is a great read, and some of his knowledge has clearly found its way to his daughter Sarah, The Apple Factor

These wild apples are smaller that most I see in the shops, but they look pretty scrumptious.
H/T @AgroBioDiverse

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