1.Identify 10-15 food crops that originated in the Old World (Africa, Asia and Europe) and the New World (the Americas)
... Foods originating from the New and Old Worlds According to Peoples and Bailey, domesticate of flora and fauna tookplace autonomously in both the Old and New Worlds. Some of the crops that originated from the Old World (Africa, Asia, and Europe) include "wheat, barley, lentils, peas, carrots, figs, almonds, pistachios, dates, grapes, oats, cabbages, lettuce, olives, sorghum, finger millet, watermelons, and rice" (122). Crops that originated from the New World include (the Americas) "corn, tomatoes, beans, red peppers, avocados, cocoa, squash, pumpkins, gourds, potatoes, manioc, peanuts, pineapple, cashews, and sunflower" (122).
Impact of rice in modern global food system
Each of these groups of food...