How wheat came to Britain

  title={How wheat came to Britain},
  author={G. Larson},
  pages={945 - 946}
  • G. Larson
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
Wheat reached Britain from the Near East at least 2000 years before the arrival of wheat farming [Also see Report by Smith et al.] Settled communities dependent on agriculture and animal husbandry emerged independently on several continents over the past ∼10,000 years. In many cases, farmers began to disperse out of regions where plants and animals were domesticated and into areas occupied by hunter-gatherer populations. This process of Neolithization certainly took place in Europe. Dating of… Expand