Stains left in the soil from past farmers, and the plants they cultivated, are helping illuminate prehistoric inhabitants of the Amazon.
A long disagreement over the origins of millet farming in Africa may have been solved by combining genetics with archaeological evidence.
Visit an arable farm in England, particularly in its central and Southern parts, and ask the farmer what their number one problem is on their farm. They will most likely tell you it is black-grass.
If you want to make the case for Botany’s importance anywhere in the world, then this is the book for you.
This article focuses on the possible advent of human agriculture occurring 23,000 years BP.