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Summary: Alonzo Hendrick writes:—”I send you, herewith, some yellow seed or false flax. Is it worth anything in market. I have often heard it said it was worth as much as flax seed for oil; but whether it is like tory burrs in wool, I do not know. One man said he had made much money by them, because they ...
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Summary: Archaeobotanical investigations of three waterlogged sites of the migration and the early Merovingian periods throw new light on agriculture and human diet of the Germanic tribe of the Alamanni in southwestern Germany from the 3rd to the 6th century A.D. … the Alamanni cultivated the oil and fibre plants Linum usitatissimum, Papaver somniferum, Cannabis sativa, Camelina and Brassica rapa, ...
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Summary: This paper reports the archaeobotanical investigation of macroremains from the Late Bronze-early Iron Age (LBA–EIA) lakeside settlement Luokesa 1 (L1) in eastern Lithuania, with the aim of elucidating the settlement’s history and crop diversity. Samples were taken along a land to lake transect … Accumulated cultural deposits consisted mainly of manure (litter, fodder and dung of sheep/goat), with rubbish, ...
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Summary: This paper presents a diachronic review of plant records of flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) and hemp (Cannabis sativa L.), both known for the dual use of their fibres for textile production and for their oil containing seeds. In addition, the finds of gold of pleasure (Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz,) is discussed. This plant was cultivated for the use of ...
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Summary: “Camelina sativa – a new oil plant.” In some parts of the world it is cultivated for its stems, which yield a fibre applicable for spinning, and for its oleiferous seeds. Mérat says it was cultivated for this purpose in Flanders. Mr. Wm. Taylor, F. L. S., has recently drawn the attention of agriculturists and others to this plant ...
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