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Unformatted text preview: intentionally or unintentionally, the genetic makeup of a population of plants or animals, sometimes to the extent that members of the population are unable to survive and/or reproduce without human assistance • Vegeculture – the cultivation of domesticated root crops, such as yams and taro. • Mesoamerica – the region encompassing southern Mexico and northern Central America • Horticulture – cultivation of crops carried out with simple hand tools such as digging sticks or hoes. • Agriculture – intensive crop cultivation, employing plows, fertilizers, and/or irrigation • Pastoralism – breeding and managing migratory herds of domesticated grazing animals, such as goats, sheep, cattle, llamas, or camels....
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- Winter '09
- Anthropology, New Stone Age, Middle Stone Age, domesticated root crops, Archaic cultures