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Plant Domestication - Table of Dates and Places - About Archaeology
The domestication of plants is one of the first steps in moving towards a full- fledged agricultural economy, although the process is by no means a one- directional ...
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 ...
Wheat Domestication - the Origins of Wheat - About Archaeology
Wheat is a grain crop with some 25,000 diffrent cultivars in the world today: most of these forms are varieties of two groups: common wheat and durum wheat.
Animal and Plant Domestication Quiz Results [About Archaeology]
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Plant and Animal Domestication Quiz - About Archaeology
A quiz about ancient plant and animal domestication.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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