Indigenous agriculture in the Americas

  title={Indigenous agriculture in the Americas},
  author={S. Fedick},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Research},
  • S. Fedick
  • Published 1995
  • Geography
  • Journal of Archaeological Research
Significant advances in our understanding of ancient agricultural practices in the Americas have been made in recent years. This review of the literature focuses on studies published between 1987 and early 1994. Issues pertaining to the transition from foraging to farming include the habitability of the American tropics prior to the development of agriculture, theories on plant domestication and the origins of agriculture, regional syntheses of agricultural development, and the origin… Expand
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