Variability and dynamics of Nordic rye

In the late medieval period, cereal cultivation and consumption in Scandinavia changed. After almost 2000 years of having barley (Hordeum vulgare) as the primary grain crop, the use of rye (Secale cereale) increased fast. The reasons for this shift are not fully...

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Friedrich Haberlandt and the soybean

In the course of the 19th century, natural scientists in Europe took notice of a “miraculous stranger”, a nutritious cultivated plant rich in fats and protein - the soybean. One of the most renowned soy pioneers was Friedrich Haberlandt, a 46-year-old botanist and...

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Oranges from Portugal

In the 19th century, the development of chemical medicine determined the end of the bitter orange, which will remain just as a rootstock or a decoration tree. The sweet orange tree starts to earn real protagonism and turns out to be an ingredient of several recipes....

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