1492 and the loss of amazonian crop genetic resources. ii. crop Biogeography at contact

Abstract

Fifty seven percent of the 138 cultivated plant species present in Amazonia at contact probably originated in the Amazon Basin and another 27% originated in lowland northern South America. The relationship between probable indigenous human population density and resultant agricultural intensification and crop diversity is used to propose the existence of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02866499

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