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Agriculture development & its imprints in environmental records during Neolithic Age in north China

(Science China Press) The Yellow River valley of northern China is the center for the domestication of millet crops (broomcorn millet and foxtail millet). However, the intensification and expansion of millet-based agriculture during the Neolithic period and its impact on the environment has not been well understood. Now researchers in Lanzhou have deepened the understanding of these issues, based on comparative analysis of up-dated dataset of multidisciplinary including archaeobotany, chronology, skeletal isotope and palaeoenvironment.
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