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As the main criterion for localization of the centres of origin of cultivated plants ,
Vavilov investigated the geographical locales of wild ancestors of modern
cultivated plants . He called these locales " genecentres " and distinguished
Domestication , Plant and Animal 939 vestigation of origin , the special biological
event that origin from A. byzantina , and cultivated rye , which is gave rise to the
domesticated animal or plant when evi now represented only by Secale cereale ...
The origin of the dog has provoked much dispute , which is understandable when
the enormous variety of modern breeds is considered . It has been supposed that
man domesticated wolves and jackals in different locales or that there existed ...
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