Contents

List of tables List of figures Foreword
B.D. Smith

page viii x xv xvii xxiii

List of contributors Acknowledgments
P. Gepts and T. Famula

Introduction: The Domestication of Plants and Animals: Ten Unanswered Questions 1
P. Gepts, R. Bettinger, S. Brush, A. Damania, T. Famula, P. McGuire, and C. Qualset

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The Local Origins of Domestication
J. Diamond

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Section I Early Steps in Agricultural Domestication
R. Bettinger

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Evolution of Agroecosystems: Biodiversity, Origins, and Differential Development
D.R. Harris

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From Foraging to Farming in Western and Eastern Asia
O. Bar-Yosef

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Pre-Domestic Cultivation during the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene in the Northern Levant
G. Willcox

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New Archaeobotanical Information on Plant Domestication from Macro-Remains: Tracking the Evolution of Domestication Syndrome Traits 110
D.Q. Fuller

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New Archaeobotanical Information on Early Cultivation and Plant Domestication Involving Microplant (Phytolith and Starch Grain) Remains
D.R. Piperno

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Zeder 227 10 Genetics of Animal Domestication L. McCouch. M. M. Ming 344 16 Pigeonpea: From an Orphan to a Leader in Food Legumes C. Famula 9 Pathways to Animal Domestication M.vi Contents 7 How and Why Did Agriculture Spread? P. and S. G.C.K. H.org/ebook. Cordain. Elias.4 on Mon Sep 24 15:31:16 BST 2012. Brush 17 Ecological Approaches to Crop Domestication ´ D.) Landraces in Swidden Agriculture Systems in Brazil E.V. Pereira.S. M. Pujol. Sweeney.. http://ebooks. M. 2012 . Andersson 260 11 Genome-Wide Approaches for the Study of Dog Domestication B. Serrano S. E. Hickey.B. Bressan.M. M.D. vonHoldt. and M. Gepts 13 The Dynamics of Rice Domestication: A Balance between Gene Flow and Genetic Isolation S. Borges. and D.B.. Debouck 330 15 Genetic Characterization of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) and Yam (Dioscorea trifida L.A. Srivastava. H.N.I.R.J.18. Saxena.M. Gray. Anderson and E.cambridge. M. Semon 311 14 Domestication of Lima Beans: A New Look at an Old Problem ´ M.R. Wohlgemuth 190 Section II Domestication of Animals and Impacts on Humans T. Upadhyaya. B.K.A.K. R.R.A.jsf?bid=CBO9781139019514 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press. J. Laxmipathi Gowda. Kovach. M.L. J. McKey.B. Jiang. K. Queiroz-Silva. Duputie 377 Downloaded from Cambridge Books Online by IP 114. Veasey.79.H. and A.G.J.M. and K.C. Recchia. A. and R. Bellwood 160 8 California Indian Proto-Agriculture: Its Characterization and Legacy M. Wayne 275 12 Malaria and Rickets Represent Selective Forces for the Convergent Evolution of Adult Lactase Persistence L. K. and L.L. Kim 299 Section III Issues in Plant Domestication P. Chacon S. Siqueira. Silim 361 Section IV Traditional Management of Biodiversity S. Motta-Aldana.

Lawrence 445 21 Agrobiodiversity and Water Resources in Agricultural Landscape Evolution (Andean Valley Irrigation. and F. Kelly. Medrano 549 Index The color plates will be found between pages 78 and 79. D. and Creating Biodiversity J. Salick 426 20 Land Architecture in the Maya Lowlands: Implications for Sustainability B. L. Processes.B.W.L.4 on Mon Sep 24 15:31:16 BST 2012. Plants.cambridge. 1986 to 2008) K. Thorp 526 26 Aquaculture. Zimmerer 464 Section V Uses of Biodiversity and New and Future Domestications P. Qualset 22 Participatory Domestication of Indigenous Fruit and Nut Trees: New Crops for Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Countries R.org/ebook.Contents vii 18 Agrobiodiversity Shifts on Three Continents Since Vavilov and Harlan: Assessing Causes. Johnson. Wilson. Sekacucu 407 19 Indigenous Peoples Conserving. S. and Environment J. Leakey 479 23 The Introduction and Dispersal of Vitis vinifera into California: A Case Study of the Interaction of People. Bolivia. K.F. the Next Wave of Domestication D. O. Hedgecock 538 27 Genetic Sustainability and Biodiversity: Challenges to the California Dairy Industry J. and Implications for Food Security G.-A.79. 2012 . Turner II and D. Kassam. http://ebooks. Economics.R. Lapsley 502 24 Genetic Resources of Yeast and Other Micro-Organisms C.jsf?bid=CBO9781139019514 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press. Nabhan.W. K. T. McGuire and C. 562 Downloaded from Cambridge Books Online by IP 114.S. Managing.18. Cavagnaro. Bamforth 515 25 Biodiversity of Native Bees and Crop Pollination with Emphasis on California R. Monti.P. Aknazarov.