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Important Events in Early History of Agriculture

Period

Event

10000BC

Hunting & Gathering

8700BC

Domestication of sheep

7500BC

Wheat & Barley cultivation

6000BC

Domestication of Cattle’s & Pigs

4400BC

Maize Cultivation

3500BC

Potato cultivation

3400BC

Wheel invention

3000BC

Bronze tools

2900BC

Plough invention & irrigation

2700BC

Domestication of silkworm in China

2300BC

Cultivation of chickpea, Pear, sarson &cotton.

2200BC

Domestication of Fowl, Buffalo and elephant.

2000BC

Rice cultivation

1800BC

Finger millet cultivation

1725BC

Sorghum Cultivation

1700BC

Taming of horse

1500BC

Sugarcane cultivation & well irrigation.

1400BC

Use of Iron

15th Century

Cultivation of Oranges, Brinjal.

16th Century

Cultivation of several crops into India by Portuguese - Potato, Tomato, Chilles, Pumpkin, Papaya, Pineapple, Guava, Custard apple, groundnut, Tobacco, Cotton, Cashew nut.

 

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