Prehistoric evolution of the dualistic structure mixed rice and millet farming in China

  title={Prehistoric evolution of the dualistic structure mixed rice and millet farming in China},
  author={Keyang He and Houyuan Lu and Jianping Zhang and Can Wang and X. Huan},
  journal={The Holocene},
  pages={1885 - 1898}
Compared with the monistic structure of crop agriculture in Southwest Asia and Mesoamerica, agriculture in ancient China reflects the characteristics of a dualistic structure with millet in the north and rice in the south. It is argued that the rice and millet farming modes were mutually exchanged during their development and formed a vast region of mixed farming. However, the time and place of its origin, the routes of dissemination, and the development patterns and possible influence factors… Expand

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