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Tracing the Genetic Roots of the Modern Potato

Special | 1h 25m 6s

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.

Aired: 03/18/09

Rating: TV-G

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