Biodiversity in Agriculture: Domestication, Evolution, and Sustainability

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The introduction of plant and animal agriculture represents one of the most important milestones in human evolution. It contributed to the development of cities, alphabets, new technologies, and ultimately to civilizations, but it has also presented a threat to both human health and the environment. Bringing together research from a range of fields including anthropology, archaeology, ecology, economics, entomology, ethnobiology, genetics and geography, this book addresses key questions relating to agriculture. Why did ...

Biodiversity in Agriculture: Domestication, Evolution, and Sustainability 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521764599

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