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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

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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

dc.contributor.authorDenham, Timothy
dc.contributor.authorLentfer, C
dc.contributor.authorFuller, Susan
dc.contributor.authorField, Jacqueline
dc.contributor.authorTherin, M
dc.contributor.authorPorch, Nicholas
dc.contributor.authorWinsborough, B
dc.contributor.authorHaberle, Simon
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T23:13:54Z
dc.identifier.issn0036-8075
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/88349
dc.description.abstractMultidisciplinary 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
dc.publisherAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
dc.sourceScience
dc.subjectKeywords: Cultivation; Forestry; Fruits; Plants (botany); Grasslands; Agriculture; agricultural change; agricultural history; cultivation; grassland; Holocene; rainforest; wetland; agriculture; archeology; article; banana; calibration; controlled study; grassland;
dc.titleOrigins of Agriculture at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of New Guinea
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume301
dc.date.issued2003
local.identifier.absfor210103 - Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub18016
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationDenham, Timothy, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationHaberle, Simon, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationLentfer, C, Southern Cross University
local.contributor.affiliationFuller, Susan, Flinders University
local.contributor.affiliationField, Jacqueline, University of Sydney
local.contributor.affiliationTherin, M, University of Sydney
local.contributor.affiliationPorch, Nicholas, Monash University
local.contributor.affiliationWinsborough, B, Winsborough Consulting
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue5630
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage189
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage193
local.identifier.doi10.1126/science.1085255
dc.date.updated2015-12-12T08:36:14Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-0037815197
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