wild ancestors of crops

Why We Need Many local Herbariums? Lets Walk to the Wild Side

n local herbariums, we can conserve, study and use the wild floral diversity of a specific ecosystem for specific purpose. It can be a great asset for the humanity and the knowledge will be shared at global level to benefit the humanity. Each flora is an asset as well as an institution. The flora is an organization of highly adapted traits and a lot of information (knowledge) are linked to it. The native people have a huge set of knowledge, they have gained from their ancestry since unknown time about the flora, ecosystems and the uses of the plant/s for the health and well-being of humanity.

Ancient nomads

KAZAKHSTAN: Ancient nomads spread earliest domestic grains along Silk Road, study finds

Charred grains of barley, millet, and wheat deposited nearly 5,000 years ago at campsites in the high plains of Kazakhstan show that nomadic sheepherders played a surprisingly important role in the early spread of domesticated crops throughout a mountainous east-west corridor along the historic Silk Road

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