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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2018
... as a plant breeding technique. During the 1960s and 1970s, the creation of somatic hybrids through cell fusion promised a new era of crop improvement. Yet the promises of somatic hybridization were instead fulfilled by advances in recombinant DNA technology. Rather than cast somatic hybridization as a failed...