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The Daily Genealogist: Most European Males Descended from Farmers

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Most European Males Descended from Farmers
Dr Patricia Balaresque, first author of a study which looked at the most common genetic lineage in European males, said that “…more than 80% of European Y chromosomes descend from incoming farmers. In contrast, most maternal genetic lineages seem to descend from hunter-gatherers.”

Posted by Andrew Hanson-Dvoracek at 06/06/2013 09:26:20 AM | 


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