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SCIENCE CHINA-EARTH SCIENCES
[ABSTRACT] It is generally recognized that millet agriculture originated in northern China. However, the domestication process of foxtail millet ( Setaria ita...
[KEYWORDS] Plant domestication; West Liaohe region; Agricultural origin; Neolithic Age; Starch grain analysis; STARCH GRAINS; NORTH CHINA; EAST-ASIA; PLANT; DOMESTICATION; SITE
archaeological and anthropological sciences
[ABSTRACT] The Tibetan Plateau has one of the least hospitable environments for agriculture on the planet; however, its inhabitants have developed an economic...
[KEYWORDS] Agriculture; Pastoralism; Archaeobotany; Tibet; Economy; CULTIVATED BARLEY; PANICUM-MILIACEUM; NORTHERN CHINA; DOMESTICATION; ORIGIN; WHEAT; DNA; MILLET; WILD; PASTORALISTS
Site of Baodun yields earliest evidence for the spread of rice and foxtail millet agriculture to south-west China
[ABSTRACT] The Chengdu plain of south-west China lies outside the main centres of early domestication in the Huanghe and Yangzi valleys, but its importance in...
[KEYWORDS] China; Sichuan; Baodun; third millennium BC; rice; foxtail millet; spread of agriculture; LOWER YANGTZE REGION; CHENGTOUSHAN SITE; WILD-RICE; CAL BP; DOMESTICATION; ASIA; IDENTIFICATION; ARCHAEOBOTANY; ECOLOGY; ORIGINS
[ABSTRACT] A recent switch in the study of the beginning of agriculture is to demonstrate the increasingly closer interaction between people and the landscape...
[KEYWORDS] early Holocene sites; landscapes; macro- and micro-plant remains; North China; palaeo-ecology; subsistence strategies; STARCH GRAINS; EAST-ASIA; AGRICULTURAL ORIGINS; INNER-MONGOLIA; PLANT FOODS; PLEISTOCENE; DOMESTICATION; POTTERY; LAKE
[ABSTRACT] The cultivation of rice has had a major impact on both societies and their environments in Asia, and in China in particular. Phytolith assemblages ...
[KEYWORDS] China; Neolithic; cultivation; archaeobotany; irrigation; ecology; ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD; WATER MANAGEMENT; BIOGENIC SILICA; DOMESTICATION; CULTIVATION; IRRIGATION; ANCIENT; ORIGINS; REGION; PLANTS
Understanding the Possible Contamination of Ancient Starch Residues by Adjacent Sediments and Modern Plants in Northern China
[ABSTRACT] The potential contamination of ancient residues from both modern plant sources and sediments adjacent to archaeological contexts can complicate int...
[KEYWORDS] starch grain analysis; potential contamination; cultural deposits; sustainable use; GRAIN ANALYSIS; STONE TOOLS; DOMESTICATION; REVEAL; ARTIFACTS; VALLEY; FOODS; RICE
Spatial and temporal variety of prehistoric human settlement and its influencing factors in the upper Yellow River valley, Qinghai Province, China
journal of archaeological science
[ABSTRACT] We report an investigation of forty-two prehistoric sites in the upper Yellow River valley located in Guide, Jianzha, Hualong, Xunha and Minhe, Qin...
[KEYWORDS] Upper Yellow River valley; Prehistoric period; Human settlement; Radiocarbon dating; Archaeological investigation; NORTHERN TIBETAN PLATEAU; CLIMATE-CHANGE; LOESS PLATEAU; ASIAN MONSOON; RADIOCARBON; LAKE; DOMESTICATION; CALIBRATION; HOLOCENE; AGE
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;
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
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] Preserved ancient botanical evidence in the form of rice phytoliths has confirmed that people farmed domesticated rice (Oryza sativa) in the interi...
[KEYWORDS] ISLAND SOUTHEAST-ASIA; EXPRESS-TRAIN; DOMESTICATION; PHYTOLITHS; DISPERSAL; LANGUAGE; ORIGINS; CHINA; 0706 大气科学;
Bridging the gap on the southward dispersal route of agriculture in China: new evidences from the Guodishan site, Jiangxi province
ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL SCIENCES
[ABSTRACT] The southward spread of agriculture in China has long been regarded as a hot topic worldwide, as it is closely related to the further dispersal of ...
[KEYWORDS] MILLET AGRICULTURE; PHYTOLITH EVIDENCE; RICE REMAINS; MIXED RICE; RADIOCARBON; DOMESTICATION; CAVE; 0303 社会学;0601 考古学;0708 地球物理学;
proceedings of the national academy of sciences of the united states of america
[ABSTRACT] It is generally understood that foxtail millet and broomcorn millet were initially domesticated in Northern China where they eventually became the ...
[KEYWORDS] starch grain analysis; agriculture origins; early Neolithic; millet domestication; East Asia; STARCH GRAIN ANALYSIS; DOMESTICATION; SITE; DONGHULIN
[ABSTRACT] The authors give us a newly documented account of the dissemination of agriculture, and rice cultivation in particular, into southern China and bey...
[KEYWORDS] Southeast Asia; China; southern China; rice; cultivation; origins of agriculture; Austronesian; Austroasiatic; RICE CULTIVATION; YANGTZE REGION; WILD-RICE; DOMESTICATION; ASIA; ORIGINS; MODEL
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