Articles related to plant domestication
Plant Domestication - Table of Dates and Places - About Archaeology
A collection of plant histories, when and where humans domesticated them, with a table of dates and places and links to the stories themselves.
Domestications of Animals and Plants - About Archaeology
Domestication means altering the behaviors, size and genetics of animals and plants. This page includes information about the history of plant and animal ...
Plant Domestication Histories - About Archaeology
A handful of plants were first domesticated by humans at least 12000 years ago.
Animal Domestication Dates and Places Table - About Archaeology
Domestication is the process of genetically adapting an animal or plant to better suit the needs of human beings; this page includes a definition of domestication ...
Domestication History of Fig Trees - About Archaeology
Archaeological and botanical investigations lead researchers to believe that figs were the first plant domesticated in the world.
Domestication History of the Squash Plant (Cucurbita pepo)
Squash (Cucurbita Pepo), including pumpkin and several other gourd varieties, is one of the major and earliest plant domesticated in Mesoamerica, along with ...
The Domestication History of Cotton (Gossypium) - About Archaeology
belongs to the Malvaceae family and is one of the most important and earliest domesticated plants in the world. It was domesticated independently both in the ...
The Origins of Rice Domestication in China - About Archaeology
The domestication process was likely a gradual one, lasting between 7000 and 4000 BC. Changes from the original plant are recognized as the location of rice ...
Maize - History and Domestication of American Corn
Scholars agree that maize was domesticated from the plant teosinte (Zea mays spp. parviglumis) in central America at least as early 9,000 years ago. In the ...
Chili Peppers - Domestication of Capsicum - About Archaeology
Chili pepper (Capsicum spp. L., and sometimes spelled chile or chilli) is a plant which was domesticated in the Americas at least 6,000 years ago. Its spicy ...