ISU professor studies evolution of cotton

March 22, 2016

It's in clothes, coffee filters, fishnets and more, but over the years, cotton has evolved from its primitive state to what humans know now: white and fluffy. 

Jonathan Wendel, professor and chair of the department of ecology, evolution and organismal biology, is doing research on the way cotton has evolved.

Wendel, who was recently featured as a leading researcher by the Crop Science Society of America, does research to discover the history of cotton’s evolution and the way it has continued to evolve.

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