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  • Sarah Delle Hultmark
  • José Ignacio Cubero Salmerón
  • Kevin D. Janni
  • Dorothea Bedigian
  • Janna Weiss
  • Mary Eubanks
  • Ghillean T. Prance
  • Daniela Soleri
  • H. Allen Sylvester
  • William Balee
  • Daniel F. Austin
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah Delle Hultmark
    • 1
  • José Ignacio Cubero Salmerón
    • 2
  • Kevin D. Janni
    • 3
  • Dorothea Bedigian
    • 4
  • Janna Weiss
    • 5
  • Mary Eubanks
    • 6
  • Ghillean T. Prance
    • 7
  • Daniela Soleri
    • 8
    • 9
  • H. Allen Sylvester
    • 10
  • William Balee
    • 11
  • Daniel F. Austin
    • 12
  1. 1.Grand Junction
  2. 2.Departamento de Genetica Universidad de CordobaETSIAMEspana
  3. 3.Ethnobotany Program Department of BotanyUniversity of Hawai’i at ManoaHonolulu
  4. 4.St. Louis and Missouri Botanical GardenWashington UniversityUSA
  5. 5.MoshavIsrael
  6. 6.Department of BotanyDuke UniversityDurham
  7. 7.School of Plant SciencesUniversity of ReadingWhiteknightsUK
  8. 8.Center for PeopleFood and EnvironmentSanta Barbara
  9. 9.Environment and Environmental Studies ProgramUniversity of CaliforniaSanta Barbara
  10. 10.ARS Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology LaboratoryUSDABaton RougeUSA
  11. 11.Department of AnthropologyTulane UniversityNew Orleans
  12. 12.Conservation & Science. DepartmentArizona-Sonora Desert MuseumTucson

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