The international code of botanical nomenclature (ICBN), the international code of nomenclature for cultivated plants (ICNCP), and the cultigen
Radish can now be found as a cultigen
throughout the world in many different forms, from small leafy annuals to biennials with large fleshy roots.
Ina similar vein, Koba Jawa's adherence to a distinctive clan nursing recipe (Soya bean and maize) may be explained by its connection with the clan's name ('Soya vines') anda clan plant taboo, as well as the clan's singular status as the only group named after an edible cultigen
Salvia is a cultigen
, that is to say it does not seed and is cultivated through branches of an existing plant (Valdes et.
Reinterpreting its symbolic and mythological value, Llosa links the iconography of the stone stelae to corn, the principal cultigen
of formative American cultures.
The Native American agricultural legacy is more than a few hardy, tasty cultigen
waiting to be 'cleaned up' genetically for consumers and then commercialized as novelty foods," he writes in Enduring Seeds (1989, Northpoint Press).
The evolutionary position of onion can be described merely by the soybean model [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4 OMITTED]: It is a cultigen
, presumably domesticated from its close relative A.
Betel nut chewing was evident on 100 per cent of the antemolar dentition (excluding juveniles who are rarely known to chew) as evidenced by reddish-black stains on the teeth, indicating that this was an important cultigen
and habitual practice for both sexes (Fitzpatrick et al.
This is about 1200 years before the first evidence for the arrival of maize cultigens
and over 2000 years before maize became an important dietary staple (Hart et al.
Interestingly, the researchers found a "nine-fold increase in total carotenoids provided within orange-red and yellow-orange colored cultigens
versus yellow colored cultigens
However, the cultivation of padi (Oryza sativa) and other cultigens
such as maize, tubers, vegetables, and fruit trees in swiddens (uma) is central to their diet.
In later stages, human alteration of the landscape is clearly detectable due to the virtual explosion of cultigens
, especially during the last 3 ka.