Brazilian and Mexican experiences in the study of incipient domestication

  title={Brazilian and Mexican experiences in the study of incipient domestication},
  author={Ernani M F Lins Neto and Nivaldo Peroni and Alejandro Casas and Fabiola Mu{\~n}oz Parra and Xitlali Aguirre and Susana Guill{\'e}n and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque},
  booktitle={Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine},
BACKGROUND Studies of domestication enables a better understanding of human cultures, landscape changes according to peoples' purposes, and evolutionary consequences of human actions on biodiversity. This review aimed at discussing concepts, hypotheses, and current trends in studies of domestication of plants, using examples of cases studied in regions of Mesoamerica and Brazil. We analyzed trends of ethnobiological studies contributing to document processes of domestication and to establish… CONTINUE READING
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