Domestication is the process of adapting wild plants and animals for human use domestic species are raised for food work clothing medicine and many other uses domesticated plants and animals must be raised and cared for by humans. The domestication of plants and animals continues to greatly interest the field of geography which considers how an innovation just 10000 years old has led to such a dramatic range of changes in . Author summary for many crops it is not clear how they were domesticated from their wild progenitors transition from a wild to domesticated state required a series of genetic changes and studying the evolutionary origin of these domestication causing mutations are key to understanding the domestication origins of a crop moreover population comparisons provide insight into the relationship . Geography of domestication makes interesting reading not least because of the authors wide knowledge of ancient history and early religious rituals some of his conclusions about the original centres of domestication may be questioned but few will otherwise find fault with his chapter on animal domestication. Start studying ap human geography chapter ten learn vocabulary terms and more with flashcards games and other study tools
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