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Re: maize in Europe and India: a twisted tale
Yuri Kuchinsky wrote:
> Those intriguing findings were published 30-20 years ago, and apparently
> no one bothered to investigate them further. So what does this tell us?
> No, it's not a conspiracy (perish the thought!), but it seems like the
> lack of interest in confirming or disproving those old findings of Indian
> maize pollen is indicative of academic lethargy and inertia at least to a
> certain degree.
Or, perhaps, that people DID continue to investigate, realized that
there was not enough evidence to make it worth the time and money that
it would take, and then moved on to other projects.