The legacy of 4,500 years of polyculture agroforestry in the eastern Amazon

@inproceedings{Maezumi2018TheLO,
  title={The legacy of 4,500 years of polyculture agroforestry in the eastern Amazon},
  author={S Yoshi Maezumi and Daiana Cristina Machado Alves and Mark Robinson and Jonas Gregorio de Souza and C Levis and Robert L. Barnett and Edemar Almeida de Oliveira and Dunia Urrego and Denise Pahl Schaan and Jos{\'e} Iriarte},
  booktitle={Nature Plants},
  year={2018}
}
The legacy of pre-Columbian land use in the Amazonian rainforest is one of the most controversial topics in the social1–10 and natural sciences11,12. Until now, the debate has been limited to discipline-specific studies, based purely on archaeological data8, modern vegetation13, modern ethnographic data3 or a limited integration of archaeological and palaeoecological data12. The lack of integrated studies to connect past land use with modern vegetation has left questions about the legacy of pre… CONTINUE READING

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