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Origins of African plant domestication.

Jack Rodney Harlan

Origins of African plant domestication.

Editors: Jack R. Harlan, Jan M.J. De Wet [and] Ann B.L. Stemler.

by Jack Rodney Harlan

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Published by Mouton in The Hague, Chicago, distributed by Aldine .
Written in English

  • Agriculture -- Africa -- History,
  • Plants, Cultivated -- Africa -- History,
  • Plant remains (Archaeology) -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Papers prepared for a conference and later discussed at one of the sessions of the International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 9th, Chicago, 1973. Includes bibliography.

    SeriesWorld anthropology, World anthropology
    ContributionsDe Wet, Jan M.J., ed., Stemler, Ann B.L., ed., Congrès international des sciences anthropologiques et ethnologiques, 9th, Chicago, 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 498 p. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21120609M

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Harris, ed.). University College of London Press, London, :// 40 Domestication and the origins of agriculture: an appraisal Evidence for plant use prior to 12 K years BP,1 i.e., prior to the end of the lastglaciation, is particularly scarce.

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Contents Preface 7 History of the work 8 Origins of agriculture and domestication of plants Cradles of agriculture and regions of We reviewed domestication information (e.g. center of domestication, plant traits, wild ancestors, domestication dates, domestication traits, early and current uses) for major and minor food This article aims to summarize the present archaeo(zoo)logical knowledge and reflections on the origins of Neolithic animal domestication.

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