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Passage I

12. The author of Passage A most likely states that the wild apples growing in the Tian Shan looked like
apples found at the local grocery store to support the point that:

  • A. many of the apples stocked in grocery stores are harvested in the Tian Shan.

  • B. in the Tian Shan, Vavilov had likely found the wild ancestors of the domesticated apple.

  • C. the wild apples growing in the Tian Shan are among the most popular varieties with consumers.

  • D. in the Tian Shan, Vavilov had found new apple varieties to introduce to food producers.