Morphometrics of Starch Granules from Sub-Saharan Plants and the Taxonomic Identification of Ancient Starch

The identification of ancient starch granules to the species level is very problematic. Our paper shows that common identification practices and their taxonomic inferences should be taken with caution. Reliable identification is often not possible, and when it is, it’s grounded on the quantitative analysis of large reference collections.

 

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/feart.2018.00146/full

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