Harlan’s Crops and Man with Drs. Thomas Stalker and Marilyn Warburton
Humans and the crops they use have co-evolved across the centuries. This episode, Drs. Thomas Stalker and Marilyn Warburton discuss three major periods of time within this relationship as well as misconceptions we might have about our predecessors and where we’re headed next.
Tune in to learn:
- How hunter gatherer societies interacted with the plants around them
- How hunters and gatherers differ from our usual expectations
- How humans transitioned from hunter gatherer to more industrialized societies
- What our relationships with crops look like today
If you would like more information about this topic, Tom and Marilyn’s book is available here: https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Harlan%27s+Crops+and+Man%3A+People%2C+Plants+and+Their+Domestication%2C+3rd+Edition-p-9780891186366
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CEU Quiz: https://web.sciencesocieties.org/Learning-Center/Courses/Course-Detail?productid=%7B9F5A9751-9D11-EC11-8137-005056A7AFA5%7D
CSSA website: www.crops.org
Crop Science: https://acsess.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/14350653
Crop Wild Relative Week: https://www.crops.org/crop-wild-relative/
Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Species by James F. Hancock: https://www.amazon.com/Plant-Evolution-Origin-Crop-Species/dp/1845938011
USDA-ARS: National Lab for Genetic Resource Preservation: https://www.ars.usda.gov/plains-area/fort-collins-co/center-for-agricultural-resources-research/paagrpru/docs/plants/plant-science-at-the-national-laboratory-for-genetic-resources-preservation/
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