The broad spectrum revisited: evidence from plant remains.

  title={The broad spectrum revisited: evidence from plant remains.},
  author={Ehud Weiss and Wilma Wetterstrom and Dani Nadel and Ofer Bar‐Yosef},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={101 26},
The beginning of agriculture is one of the most important developments in human history, with enormous consequences that paved the way for settled life and complex society. [] Key Result The staple foods of this assemblage were wild grasses, pushing back the dietary shift to grains some 10,000 years earlier than previously recognized. Besides the cereals (wild wheat and barley), small-grained grasses made up a large component of the assemblage, indicating that the BSR in the Levant was even broader than…

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