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UNIVERSITY PLACE

Tracing the Genetic Roots of the Modern Potato - Ep. 282

  • Aired: 03/18/2009
  • 01:25:06
  • Rating: TV-G
David Spooner, a professor in the Department of Horticulture at UW-Madison, talks about major discoveries with cultivated and wild potatoes: species diversity, where they grow, their classifications, and the origins of the first cultivated potatoes.
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David Spooner shares his research of wild and cultivated potatoes.
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