Sources: December 14, 1999, New York Times
Furs for Evening, but Cloth Was the Stone Age Standby
Ah, the poor Stone Age woman of our kitschy imagination. When she isnt getting bonked over the head with a club and d
Fruits of the Bibles
Jules Janick Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, 625 Agriculture Mall Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010
Additional index words. almond, date, g, grape, olive, pomegranate Abstract. The sacred w
Source: Jules Janick. 2001. Asian crops in North America (Workshop: Asian horticultural crops in North America) Hort Technology 11:510513.
Asian Crops in North America
Additional index words, agronomic crops, food crops, germpl
A n Ancient Technique for Ripening Sycomore Fruit in East.Mediterranean Countries
J. G A L I L 1
S ycomore trees ( Ficus sycomor~s L .) are w idespread in the Near East, in Egypt, I srael, Lebanon and Cyprus. They grow c hiefly in plains and
H.N. Moldenke and A.L. Moldenke. 1952. Plants of the Bible, Ronald Press, New York.
Popular interest in the botany of the Bible dates from very early times. Plants and plant products are referred to in so many
Source: Jack R. Harlan. 1992 Crops & Man ASA, CSA, Madison, WI.
Views on Agricultural Origins
Agriculture as Divine Gift In the classical mythologies of all civilizations, agriculture is fundamentally of divine origin. It arrived
A. Candolle 1890. Origin of Cultivated Plants, p. 233236, D. Appleton and Company, New York
Apple Pyrus Malus, Linnaeus
The apple tree grows wild throughout Europe (excepting in the extreme north), in Anatolia, the south of the Caucasus, and
A. Candolle 1890. Origin of Cultivated Plants, p. 387397 D. Appleton and Company, New York.
Maize Zea mays, Linnaeus
Maize is of American origin, and has only been introduced into the old world since the discovery of the new. I c
Janick, J. 2005. The origin of fruits, fruit growing, and fruit breeding. Plant Breeding Rev. 25:255-320.
The Origins of Fruits, Fruit Growing, and Fruit Breeding
Jules Janick Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Purdue University 625 Agr
W. Durant. 1954. Our oriental heritage. Chapt. 8. The Story of Civilization. Simon and Schuster, New York. p. 156157.
The Civilization of Egypt
Agriculture Behind these kings and queens were pawns; behind these temples, palaces
Source: Hallo, W.H. 2002. The Context of Scripture: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World, Vol. I.
The Disputation Between the Hoe and the Plow
H.L.J. Vanstiphout This piece in undoubtedly the nest example of the genre.
Source: Hallo, W.H. 2002. The Context of Scripture: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World, Vol. II.
The Laws of HammurabiA Sampling of Laws Relating to Agriculture
Martha Roth By the beginning of the second millennium,
Source: History Begins at Sumer, Samuel Noah Kramer, 1956. Falcons Wing Press.
The First Farmers Almanac
A small clay tablet discovered by an American expedition in Iraq made possible the restoration of a document more than 3,5