Most comprehensive study to date reveals evolutionary history of citrus

Phys ORG quotes our paper: A phylogenetic analysis of 34 chloroplast genomes elucidates the relationships between wild and domestic species within the genus Citrus. by Carbonell-Caballero et al., published in Mol. Biol. Evol

Citrus fruits—delectable oranges, lemons, limes, kumquats and grapefruits—are among the most important commercially cultivated fruit trees in the world, yet little is known of the origin of the citrus species and the history of its domestication.