The recent discovery in Israel of carbonized figs without seeds suggests that plant domestication began about 12,500 years ago, or about 1,000 years than previously believed.
I recently planted a Black Mission fig to go along with several other varieties currently at the finca, and I have started a few fig trees in the past from cuttings. It is rather mind-blowing to think others have been doing that for 125 centuries.
The previous oldest evidence of plant domestication was not fruit, but rather lentils and chickpeas found in southern Turkey.
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