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Nutsedge – perhaps the oldest managed ‘weed’ in Predynastic Egypt

Nutsedge is one of the oldest plants found in Egyptian predynastic sites that was used for food.  Its tubers continued to be used in historical times in Egypt, both as food, as well as in medications. Eric Danell has this … Continue reading

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