This blog offers research information on Japanese archaeobotany as well as my interests.
01 May, 2008
Hemp fruits in the earliest Jomon period
Japanese Journal of Historical Botany Vol. 16 (1) has been just published. This journal contains a paper on hemp fruits in the earliest Jomon period presenting possible hemp cultivation around the site.
Kobayashi, M., Momohara, A., Okitsu, S., Yanagisawa, S. and T. Okamoto 2008. Fossil hemp fruits in the earliest Jomon period from the Okinoshima site, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Japanese Jounral of Historical Botany 16 (1): 11-18.