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The Farmer's Place in Crop Evolution: Selection and Management

Stephen B. Brush

in Farmers' Bounty: Locating Crop Diversity in the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100495
eISBN:
9780300130140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100495.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the nature of farmer selection using material from research on wheat diversity in Turkey. It discusses how the application of Mendelian genetics to crop improvement, coupled ... More


Sources of evidence for the origin and spread of domesticated plants

Daniel Zohary, Ehud Weiss, and Maria Hopf*

in Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The origin and spread of domesticated plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199549061
eISBN:
9780191810046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199549061.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter reviews the main sources of archaeological evidence on which the present-day assessment of crop-plant evolution is derived. The recovery of species of plant fossils during archaeological ... More


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