Smithsonian: UC-Led Research Team Finds Evidence of Domesticated Ancient Sunflower in Mexico
UC's David Lentz, Executive Director of the Cincinnati Center for Field Studies, led a research team examining ancient sunflower in Mexico.
Date: 6/25/2008 12:00:00 AM
By: Wendy Beckman
Phone: (513) 556-1826
Evidence documents use of sunflower as a domesticated crop 4,600 years earlier
than previously believed — and a lot farther south.