Crop domestications are long-term selection experiments that have greatly advanced human civilization. The
domestication of cultivated rice (Oryza sativa L.) ranks as one of the most important developments in history.
However, its origins and domestication processes are controversial and have long been debated. Here we generate
genome sequences from 446 geographically diverse accessions of the wild rice species Oryza rufipogon, the
immediate ancestral progenitor of cultivated rice, and from 1,083 cultivated indica and japonica varieties to construct