NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Barley landraces found in the present-day Levant have not changed much in the past 6,000 years, according to a new genomic analysis.

Barley was domesticated some 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent, a region that includes portions of modern-day Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Israel, and much of what's known about its domestication is derived from morphological studies of ancient remains and population genetics study of modern-day samples.

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