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Origins of Agriculture at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of New Guinea

Denham, Timothy; Lentfer, C; Fuller, Susan; Field, Jacqueline; Therin, M; Porch, Nicholas; Winsborough, B; Haberle, Simon


Multidisciplinary investigations at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea show that agriculture arose independently in New Guinea by at least 6950 to 6440 calibrated years before the present (cal yr B.P.). Plant exploitation and some cultivation

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.1085255


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