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Talking Biotech: How barley gave us pregnancy tests, beer and helped launch an agricultural revolution

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Kevin Folta: University of Florida plant geneticist Kevin Folta launched Talking Biotech in 2015.    More details
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Barley is an important grain, with prominent roles as the foundation of bread and beer. Dr. Sheila Adimargono shares the interesting stories around barley’s history, the traits that early domesticators found useful, and information about its modern production. The discussion covers everything from the evidence of barley’s origin to modern genomic analysis. Follow Sheila on Twitter @seminisa

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