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Lecture 18

Lecture 18 Development of Agriculture

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Department
Biology
Course
BIO220H1
Professor
Doug Thomson
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 18 BIO220 Development of Agriculture Some Basic Ecology of Food ProductionIntroducing Staple FoodsPrimitive diet opportunistic unreliableHumans do not adapt to folivaryWhat makes fruits good Selection attractiveness dispersalSeeds tubers energy storage organsArtificial selection on native plantsGrasses wheat rice maize barleyKey innovationsoNon shattering seed heads plant evolutionoAmylase evolution human evolutionLegumesFruitsAncient technical innovationsFishing by net mass technologyIrrigation channels Domestication of agricultural animals and lactose tolerance evolutionPlow replaced digging sticksLimitations of primitive cropping systemsIntrinsic growth performance of cropsoLimited areas
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