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But they are not climatic climax vegetation, which in the region is open oak woodland. Some other ecological factor or factors must be responsible for the persistence of dense stands of annual grasses in the Near East in the face of competition from woodland. For the Near East fire is a probable ecological driver of dense stands of large-seeded annual crop relatives. But is the Near East unique? Apparently not, as we have given examples for Sorghum in Africa and Oryza coarctata in coastal India and Bangladesh.

In Tanzania (at Lake Rukwa) it grows as a pure stand over sodaimpregnated soil (Michelmore, 1939).

Pre-domestication Management Once we establish that there are dense stands of wild cereals with large seeds in the Near Eastern area of crop origins we are part of the way to understanding the ecological management of our cereals fields. These dense stands are apparently stable climax vegetation of annuals. But they are not climatic climax vegetation, which in the region is open oak woodland. Some other ecological factor or factors must be responsible for the persistence of dense stands of annual grasses in the Near East in the face of competition from woodland.

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