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University of Georgia

Peggy Ozias-Akins, University of Georgia

Caption: While peanuts were successfully bred for intensive cultivation for thousands of years, relatively little was known about the legume's genetic structure because of its complexity, according to Peggy Ozias-Akins, above, a plant geneticist at the University of Georgia.

Credit: Dot Paul/UGA

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