Orange Cultivation in the New World

Christopher Columbus initiated Orange Cultivation by introducing orange seeds from the Canary Islands to the Islands of Hispaniola (now Haiti and Dominican Republic) in 1493 during his second voyage. Continue reading

Peanuts Cultivation by Aztecs

Cultivation of Peanuts was by the Aztecs and the Mesoamerican people. Continue reading

Potato Cultivation in Peru and Bolivia

Andean farmers began potato cultivation circa 200 BCE, in and around Peru and Bolivia. Continue reading

Peach Cultivation in China

The Chinese took native wild peach trees and started to cultivation them circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Oranges Cultivated in China

China began cultivating oranges no later than 2200 BCE. Continue reading