Ancient Alien Crop Introductions Integral to Indian Agriculture: An Overview

@inproceedings{Singh2017AncientAC,
  title={Ancient Alien Crop Introductions Integral to Indian Agriculture: An Overview},
  author={A. Singh},
  year={2017}
}
Abstract India is one of the major centers of agricultural plant biodiversity. Many of crop plants were domesticated and a far greater number were introduced from different parts of the world since ancient times. The archaeobotanical remains, sculptural depictions, and their reference in ancient literature (Sanskrit), presents unambiguous evidence for introduction of 65 crop species before 8 th century. It includes crops from Americas, Africa, Near East, Central Asia, China and Southeast Asia… Expand
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