11,000 ya men invented agriculture or women perhaps since men hunted and women gathered food and were knowledgeable about the seed, weather, sun and so on. It was described as a revolution but it was more of a slow process or transition. Natural harvest was gathered but it was risky since a bad harvest could happen but it meant permanent settlement and encouraged them to domesticate animals than hunt. Examples of areas of domestication of crops: meso + egypt -> permanent settlement dating back to 9,000 bce. Harvested wheat, figs : china -> rice cultivation between 3,000-5,000 bce and also beans (mung/soy, central america -> maize (corn) domesiticated in 3500 bce and also aguave, chillies. Agriculture meant settling down so following animals was not necessary since the animals were then domesticated which meant the rise of dairy products like yogurt, sour cream, milk and so on . It has multiple branches on one stock with both female and male element.