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Chapter 10 - -places on the same latitude o shared same day...

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Chapter 10- Spacious Skies and Tilted Axes Why was the spread of food production easier in some geographic axes than in others? - preemptive domestication o many ancient new World crops had multiple alternative wild variants Why did the same plants become involved in food production across Western Eurasia? - many of the crops don’t occur in the wild outside Southwest Asia - crops of Europe and India were mainly from Southwest Asia and not local domesticates - many Fertile Crescent founder crops never were domesticated again in other places Why was the spread of crops coming from the Fertile Crescent so quick?
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Unformatted text preview: -places on the same latitude o shared same day length and seasonal variations o shared similar diseases, regimes of temperature and rainfall, and types of vegetation -each plan was adapted to those specific similar features -animals also adapted to the latitude-related features of climate -domesticates could spread west and east because they were already adapted to the climates of those regions o spread of animals southward toward Africa was slowed by climate and diseases that were different -...
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