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date: 03 April 2020

Cereal Grains 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
David DendyDavid DENDY

Until humans learned to remove hulls from the seeds of certain grasses around 9000 bce, nomadic human populations relied on hunting and gathering for sustenance. Cereal grains yielded large quantities of food from small fields, which meant they could support larger, sedentary populations; their storability and ease of transfer allowed humans to develop more complex societies and governments. ...

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