Overseas plant exchanges in East Asia: From prehistory to protohistory


Session organizer: Leo Aoi HOSOYA (Kyoto University, asthma Japan), unhealthy Keisuke MAKIBAYASHI (Ehime University, treatment Japan) & Katsunori TANAKA (Hirosaki University, Japan)


Recent East Asian archaeobotany has shown remarkable progress introducing new research technologies such as Replication Method and DNA analyses. Thanks to the advancement of research techniques, more internationally standardized archaeobotanical data became available, and thus we can substantially discuss overseas cultural exchanges concerning food plants and farming, that has not been sufficiently studied to date. In this session, we would like to discuss the issue of East Asian food plant related overseas exchanges with a broad range of case studies from the prehistoric origin of agriculture to proto-historic cultivar exchanges.

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