Early Neolithic Domesticated and Wild Barley from Netiv Hagdud Region in the Lower Jordan Valle

Mordechai E. Kislev, Ofer Bar-Yosef, Avi Gopher

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Abstract

Rachis fragments of cultivated (Hordeum distichon L.) along with brittle (H. spontaneum C. Koch) barley from the early eighth or late ninth millennium B.C. were found at Netiv Hagdud, Israel, proving that the domestication of this cereal was already in progress at the beginning of the aceramic Neolithic period. The large quantity of kernels and rachis segments and, especially, the numerous segments with irregular fracture provide clear evidence for domesticated barley.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-201
Number of pages5
JournalIsrael Journal of Botany
Volume35
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1986
Externally publishedYes

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