‘Multi-cropping’, Intercropping and Adaptation to Variable Environments in Indus South Asia

@article{Petrie2017MulticroppingIA,
  title={‘Multi-cropping’, Intercropping and Adaptation to Variable Environments in Indus South Asia},
  author={Cameron A. Petrie and Jennifer Bates},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  year={2017},
  volume={30},
  pages={81 - 130}
}
  • C. Petrie, J. Bates
  • Published 9 May 2017
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Journal of World Prehistory
Past human populations are known to have managed crops in a range of ways. Various methods can be used, singly or in conjunction, to reconstruct these strategies, a process which lends itself to the exploration of socio-economic and political themes. This paper endeavours to unpack the concept of ‘multi-cropping’ by considering diversity and variation in the cropping practices of the populations of South Asia’s Indus Civilisation. It argues that nuanced interpretations of the evidence provided… 
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