Exploitation and possible Cotton Domestication at Neolithic Mehrgarh, Pakistan (6th millennium BC)

In this post we present selected parts of the very interesting paper titled: “First Evidence of Cotton at Neolithic Mehrgarh, Pakistan: Analysis of Mineralized Fibres from a Copper Bead“, by Christophe Moulherat et al., 2002. Continue reading “Exploitation and possible Cotton Domestication at Neolithic Mehrgarh, Pakistan (6th millennium BC)”

Eastern United States region; one of the world’s independent centers of domestication

Between approximately 11,000 and 5,000 years ago, human societies in many different regions of the world brought a wide range of different species of plants and animals under domestication, marking the initial emergence of food production economies and the beginning of one of the major transitions in human history. Continue reading “Eastern United States region; one of the world’s independent centers of domestication”

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