Origins of agriculture in China pushed back by 12,000 years
Here is the paper.
- Liu, L., S. Bestel, J. Shi, Y. Song, X. Chen. 2013. Paleolithic human exploitation of plant foods during the last glacial maximum in North China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS): 1-6. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1217864110
In the previous article of this blog, I showed starch granules of modern Trichosanthes kirilowii. If I can find this kind of starch, it will be very interesting in terms of comparing Japanese agriculture with Chinese one.