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Unformatted text preview: Similar categories of plants (cereals, legumes, tubers, etc.) Colonizers of New World brought gourd seeds with them Domesticated in Americas: Chenopodium, common beans Mesoamerican Animal Domesticates: Muscovy duck, Ocellated Turkey No Mesoamerican domesticated animals to provide labor, milk, transportation Capsicum Peppers: Large number of genus' spread from this plant were domesticated in the Americas both in the Neolithic and today Starchy Tubers Consequences: Decline in health; dental problems...
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