Down to seeds and stems

Speaking of cool threads, there’s also this from the indefatigable Megan Lynch from the annual meeting of the National Association of Plant Breeders, on a crop that’s responsible for the livelihoods of increasing numbers of people in places like California, and some people think for civilization itself.

Brainfood: Ecology of domestication, Citizen soybeans, Silkworm domestication, Barley spread, Indigenous management, Maize domestication, Temperate maize, Nutrient yields, Amazon history double, Women & diets, Online classification, Charred breadcrumbs, Wheat drought

Nibbles: Carrot breeding, BIEN, Protected areas databases, Brazilian genebanks, Endangered coconut genebank, DSI, ABS, Climate pix, Botanical pix double, Potatoes galore, Pandanus language, Archaeological double, Palestinian seed saving

Brainfood: Community forests, Pepper CWR, Banana spread, Blight plasticity, VIR wheat

Brainfood: African rice domestication, Barley evaluation, Al & sorghum, Potato seed systems, Yield trends, Arachis resynthesis, Potato breeding, Lupinus evolution, Helianthus invasiveness, Wild cassava, Beaked maize return, Amaranth breeding, Vegetables, American dogs