Genetic Evidence for the Demic Diffusion of Agriculture to India

  title={Genetic Evidence for the Demic Diffusion of Agriculture to India},
  author={Richard Cordaux and E. Deepa and Hucthagowder Vishwanathan and Mark Stoneking},
  pages={1125 - 1125}
The process by which agriculture diffused from the Fertile Crescent within the past 10,000 years has been widely discussed, but as yet there is no consensus: Was it mostly a demic diffusion (with massive spread of people) or rather a cultural diffusion (without substantial migration of people)? The demic diffusion model ([ 1 ][1]) predicts a substantial genetic input from migrating agriculturalists, whereas the cultural diffusion model ([ 2 ][2]) predicts no major changes at the genetic level… 
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