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lec14 (dragged) 10 - Implement digging stick or “foot...

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11 Lectures 14, 15, and 16 Amaranth, another pseudo-cereal, is now having a revival in the United States. Because of a religious association, the Spanish prohibited the culture of amaranth but it was introduced into India and is now a substantial crop there. Many other fruits and vegetables included: chili pepper, tomato, beans (Lima and Phaseolus ), squash, pumpkins, wild gherkins, papaya, avocado, cherimoya, guava, granadilla (passion fruit), chocolate, peanut, manioc, pineapple, soursop, sweetpotato. Cultivation was based on deep valleys. Terracingnstill exists after more than 500 years Irrigation highly developed, based on diverting streams, canals, water reservoirs
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Unformatted text preview: Implement: digging stick or “foot plow” called taclla (Fig. 14-10), sometimes bronze-tipped Pest Control: boys disguised with wolf skins scared away predators with noise makers and sling shots (See Fig. 14-9, October). References Leonard, J.N. 1973. First Farmers. Time Life Books. New York. Smith, B.D. 1995. The Emergence of Agriculture. W.H. Freeman and Co., New York. Smith, M.E. 1996. The Aztecs. Blackwell, Oxford, UK. von Hagen, V.W. 1957. Ancient Sun Kingdoms of the Americas, The World Publishing Company, Ohio....
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