5.3 First Agricultural Revolution - 5.3 First Agricultural Revolution 1 First Agricultural Revolution a Original Hearths i Bangladesh or Fertile

5.3 First Agricultural Revolution - 5.3 First...

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5.3 First Agricultural Revolution 1. First Agricultural Revolution a. Original Hearths? i. Bangladesh or Fertile Crescent b. Other Hearths: i. Nile River Valley (Egypt) Peru ii. South-Central Mexico iii. Niger River valley (West Africa) Indus River Valley (Pakistan/India) iv. Ethiopia v. Yellow River Valley (China) c. Latin America i. Squash ii. Pepper iii. Cassava iv. Cotton v. Lima Bean vi. Potatoes d. Sub-Saharan Africa i. Yam ii. Sorghum iii. Cowpea iv. Coffee v. African Rice e. Southwest Asia i. Barley ii. Oats iii. Rye iv. Olive v. Wheat f. East Asia i. Rice ii. Soybean g. Southeast Asia i. Mango ii. Taro iii. Coconut 2. Agricultural Domestication a. Carl Saur’s Theory – first hearth in SE Asia (Bay of Bengal), why there??? i. Vegetative planting discovered 1 st (aka root cropping) 1. Cloning existing plants by taking the root and replanting it a. Took plant stem, cut it, and split it, and then created palm/coconut trees
b. Root divided from tubers = yam, potato, taro c. Selective breeding ii.

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