A northern Chinese origin of Austronesian agriculture: new evidence on traditional Formosan cereals

@article{Sagart2018ANC,
  title={A northern Chinese origin of Austronesian agriculture: new evidence on traditional Formosan cereals},
  author={Laurent Sagart and Tze-fu Hsu and Yuan-Ching Tsai and Cheng-Chieh Wu and L. Huang and Yu-Chi Chen and Y. Chen and Yu-Chien Tseng and Hung-Ying Lin and Y. Hsing},
  journal={Rice},
  year={2018},
  volume={11}
}
  • Laurent Sagart, Tze-fu Hsu, +7 authors Y. Hsing
  • Published 2018
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Rice
  • BackgroundGenetic data for traditional Taiwanese (Formosan) agriculture is essential for tracing the origins on the East Asian mainland of the Austronesian language family, whose homeland is generally placed in Taiwan. Three main models for the origins of the Taiwanese Neolithic have been proposed: origins in coastal north China (Shandong); in coastal central China (Yangtze Valley), and in coastal south China. A combination of linguistic and agricultural evidence helps resolve this… CONTINUE READING
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