broomcorn millet


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broomcorn millet

see panicummiliaceum.
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In northern China, a few charred broomcorn millet grains have been directly dated from one Early Neolithic site, Xinglonggou in Inner Mongolia, producing a single date of 7670-7610 cal BP (Zhao 2011).
The main aim of the work presented in this paper is to establish whether direct dating of broomcorn millet supports the presence of this crop in Europe before 5000 BC.
The small size of broomcorn millet grains has, until recently, precluded the possibility of direct radiocarbon ([sup.
Broomcorn millet records from west Eurasian Neolithic contexts
Eight flotation samples were taken from phase 1 a contexts, and five of these contained domesticated grains, resulting in a total of five classified as wheat or Cerealia (see below) and 28 classified as broomcorn millet grains (Tables 2 & 3).
Carbonised remains of broomcorn millet exist throughout the 4000 year chronology of habitation at Begash (Table 2), whereas foxtail millet is recovered only in samples dating to the first millennium BC and later.
Subsequently, seven fragmentary broomcorn millet seeds from the burial cist were submitted for direct AMS dating to more precisely date the plant evidence at Begash.
dicoccum) wheat, barley and broomcorn millet as components of their sedentary village economies from at least the sixth millennium BC (Pashkevich 2003).
Shelach's suggestion (2000: 380) that broomcorn millet may have been domesticated a number of times or spread rapidly across North China thus seems plausible.
Rice, foxtail and broomcorn millet are present in north-eastern Japan by 900 cal.
4 EAST ASIAN CROPS azuki Vigna angularis broomcorn millet Panicum miliaceum 9.
However, the ecological requirements of rice, foxtail and broomcorn millet, as well as ethnohistoric records of farming in China and adjacent regions, do not preclude the possibility of local plant husbandry (D'Andrea 1992; in prep.