An archaeological and historical account of cannabis in China

  title={An archaeological and historical account of cannabis in China},
  author={H. Li},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  • H. Li
  • Published 2008
  • Geography
  • Economic Botany
  • Although Cannabis is generally believed to be of Asiatic origin, within this vast geographical area, there is no general agreement as to where the domestication really came about. Alphonse de Candolle (1884), the first authority on the origin of cultivated plants, ascribed a very extensive range to the plant. He asserted that "the species has been found wild, beyond a doubt, to the south of the Caspian Sea, near the Irtysch, in the desert of Kirghiz, beyond Lake Baikal in Dahuria (government of… CONTINUE READING
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