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Journey to the east: Diverse routes and variable flowering times for wheat and barley en route to prehistoric China
[ABSTRACT] Today, farmers in many regions of eastern Asia sow their barley grains in the spring and harvest them in the autumn of the same year (spring barley...
[KEYWORDS] BRONZE-AGE; FOOD GLOBALIZATION; TIBETAN PLATEAU; SOUTH-ASIA; AGRICULTURE; CROPS; ADAPTATION; PATHWAYS; EXCHANGE; ORIGINS
[ABSTRACT] The earliest pottery in East Asia, as is found in several cave sites in southern China, emerges in Upper Paleolithic contexts dating from the Last ...
[KEYWORDS] South China; Upper Paleolithic; Pottery; Hunter-gatherers; Yuchanyan; Xianrendong; EARLIEST EVIDENCE; REGION; AGRICULTURE; PROVINCE; ORIGIN; JAPAN; VIEW; ASH
[ABSTRACT] While the possibility of indigenous rice cultivation cannot be entirely ruled out, there is increasing evidence suggesting that rice farming was in...
[KEYWORDS] Guangdong; Guye site; late-Holocene; Lingnan Region; Shixia site; southward spread of rice farming; PEARL RIVER DELTA; ASIAN RICE; ORIGINS; AGRICULTURE; DISPERSAL
Assessing the occurrence and status of wheat in late Neolithic central China: the importance of direct AMS radiocarbon dates from Xiazhai
VEGETATION HISTORY AND ARCHAEOBOTANY
[ABSTRACT] The introduction of wheat into central China is thought to have been one of the significant contributions of interactions between China and Central...
[KEYWORDS] FOOD GLOBALIZATION; ISOTOPIC EVIDENCE; AGRICULTURE; MILLETS; SPREAD; DOMESTICATION; CONSUMPTION; DISPERSAL; EXCHANGE; HISTORY; 07 理学;0709 地质学;
New radiocarbon and archaeobotanical evidence reveal the timing and route of southward dispersal of rice farming in south China
[ABSTRACT] The origins and spreads of rice agriculture have been enduring topics, yet the timing and southward dispersal from the Yangtze River Basin have bee...
[KEYWORDS] Agriculture spread; Charred rice seeds; Phytolith analysis; Nanshan Site; Laoyuan Site; Guangdong and Fujian; RIVER; ORIGINS; AGRICULTURE; SITE
ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL SCIENCES
[ABSTRACT] Rice has been one of the most important plant resources both in modern and ancient times. Research on the origin and domestication of rice is an im...
[KEYWORDS] ORYZA-SATIVA POACEAE; RICE DOMESTICATION; RIVER REGION; WILD-RICE; EPIDERMAL FEATURES; MAIZE; AGRICULTURE; STARCH; CHINA; ARCHAEOBOTANY; 0303 社会学;0601 考古学;0708 地球物理学;
FRONTIERS IN EARTH SCIENCE
[ABSTRACT] The transformation from hunter-gathering to farming in the south China coast has always been a conspicuous topic, as its great significance for the...
[KEYWORDS] ARCHAEOBOTANICAL EVIDENCE; SOCIAL COMPLEXITY; AGRICULTURE; RICE; DOMESTICATION; RADIOCARBON; MILLET; MIDDLE; PHYTOLITHS; DISPERSAL; 0708 地球物理学;0602 中国史;0705 地理学;
TRENDS IN ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION
[ABSTRACT] The evidence from ancient crops over the past decade challenges some of our most basic assumptions about the process of domestication. The emergenc...
[KEYWORDS] BROAD-SPECTRUM REVOLUTION; STABILIZING SELECTION; POPULATION-SIZE; BRONZE-AGE; ADAPTATION; AGRICULTURE; HISTORY; DIVERSITY; EVOLUTION; INSIGHTS; 0713 生态学;0710 生物学;0907 林学;
The early Holocene archaeobotanical record from the Zhangmatun site situated at the northern edge of the Shandong Highlands, China
[ABSTRACT] The transition from hunting and gathering to farming in the early Holocene is one of the focal points in the discussion regarding the emergence of ...
[KEYWORDS] EAST-ASIA; LOWER YANGTZE; DOMESTICATION; AGRICULTURE; ORIGINS; CULTIVATION; AGE; EXPLOITATION; PLEISTOCENE; BEGINNINGS
[ABSTRACT] The authors summarise the latest evidence for the introduction of rice cultivation into northern China, and show that it most probably began there ...
[KEYWORDS] China; seventh millennium BC; Yellow River; Huai River; Hanshui River; Yangtze River; Jiahu; Baligang; rice; RICE DOMESTICATION; CULTIVATED RICE; HENAN PROVINCE; WILD-RICE; CHINA; ORIGINS; AGRICULTURE; REGION; SITE
[ABSTRACT] The authors present new research on social and economic developments in southern China in the Early Holocene, ninth to fifth millennia BC. The &apo...
[KEYWORDS] southern China; northern Vietnam; Neolithic transition; hunter-gatherers; early farmers; rice cultivation; AGRICULTURE; PROVINCE
journal of archaeological science
[ABSTRACT] Systematic archaeobotanical work at Xihe site recovered 8000 years old rice and other plant remains. Cultural context analyses of the plant and ani...
[KEYWORDS] 8000 cal BP; Rice remains; Shandong Highlands; East China; LOWER YANGTZE; DOMESTICATION; AGRICULTURE; ORIGINS; HISTORY
[ABSTRACT] The invention of pottery introduced fundamental shifts in human subsistence practices and sociosymbolic behaviors. Here, we describe the dating of ...
[KEYWORDS] AGRICULTURE; ORIGINS; ASIA
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