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A new story for wheat into China

New radiocarbon dates of wheat remains from the lower Yellow River valley suggest that the west crop had been introduced to east China around 2600 bce (Before Common Era), rewriting the history of the spread of wheat into China.

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Fig. 1: The summary of hypothetic spatial-temporal pictures of wheat dispersal into China.