Insertions and Deletions: Evolution in the assemblage of Vietnamese food plants

@inproceedings{Nguyen2006InsertionsAD,
  title={Insertions and Deletions: Evolution in the assemblage of Vietnamese food plants},
  author={My Lien Thi Nguyen},
  year={2006}
}
An analysis of taxa used and that are salient to Vietnamese in Hawai‘i compared with southern Vietnam reflects an evolution of the assemblage of food plants demonstrated by substitutions, insertions, and deletions of plant taxa. Replications occur as the Vietnamese in Hawai‘i have access to many similar plant taxa as those in Vietnam, possibly due to the location of Hawai‘i as a place where similar food plants can grow and due to a large Asian population. Food plant taxa were elicited from… CONTINUE READING