Early plant domestications in southern India: some preliminary archaeobotanical results

@article{Fuller2004EarlyPD,
  title={Early plant domestications in southern India: some preliminary archaeobotanical results},
  author={Dorian Q. Fuller and Ravi Korisettar and P. C. Venkatasubbaiah and Martin K. Jones},
  journal={Vegetation History and Archaeobotany},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={115-129}
}
Analysis of flotation samples from twelve sites in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh (south India) provides clear evidence for the predominant subsistence plants of the Neolithic period (2,800–1,200 cal b.c.). This evidence indicates that the likely staples were two pulses (Vigna radiata and Macrotyloma uniflorum) and two millet-grasses (Brachiaria ramosa and Setaria verticillata) which were indigenous to the Indian peninsula. At some sites there is evidence for limited cultivation of wheats… 

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