Houyuan Lu

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Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Culinary archaeology: Millet noodles in Late Neolithic China
    Houyuan Lu
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Nature 437:967-8. 2005
  2. pmc Phytoliths analysis for the discrimination of Foxtail millet (Setaria italica) and Common millet (Panicum miliaceum)
    Houyuan Lu
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 4:e4448. 2009
  3. pmc Earliest domestication of common millet (Panicum miliaceum) in East Asia extended to 10,000 years ago
    Houyuan Lu
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:7367-72. 2009
  4. pmc Mid-Neolithic exploitation of mollusks in the Guanzhong Basin of Northwestern China: preliminary results
    Fengjiang Li
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e58999. 2013
  5. pmc Early mixed farming of millet and rice 7800 years ago in the Middle Yellow River region, China
    Jianping Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e52146. 2012
  6. pmc Early millet use in northern China
    Xiaoyan Yang
    Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3726-30. 2012
  7. pmc Phytoliths reveal the earliest fine reedy textile in China at the Tianluoshan site
    Jianping Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 100029, Beijing, China
    Sci Rep 6:18664. 2016
  8. pmc Barnyard grasses were processed with rice around 10000 years ago
    Xiaoyan Yang
    Key Lab of Land Surface Pattern and Simulation, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Sci Rep 5:16251. 2015
  9. pmc Macro-Process of Past Plant Subsistence from the Upper Paleolithic to Middle Neolithic in China: A Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Archaeobotanical Data
    Can Wang
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    PLoS ONE 11:e0148136. 2016
  10. pmc 500-year climate cycles stacking of recent centennial warming documented in an East Asian pollen record
    Deke Xu
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Sci Rep 4:3611. 2014

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Culinary archaeology: Millet noodles in Late Neolithic China
    Houyuan Lu
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Nature 437:967-8. 2005
    ..This shows that the conversion of ground millet flour into dough that could be repeatedly stretched into long, thin strands for the preparation of boiled noodles was already established in this region 4,000 years ago...
  2. pmc Phytoliths analysis for the discrimination of Foxtail millet (Setaria italica) and Common millet (Panicum miliaceum)
    Houyuan Lu
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 4:e4448. 2009
    ..Our findings also have important implications in the fields of plant taxonomy, agricultural archaeology, and the culture history of ancient civilizations...
  3. pmc Earliest domestication of common millet (Panicum miliaceum) in East Asia extended to 10,000 years ago
    Houyuan Lu
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:7367-72. 2009
    ..Our research reveals that the common millet was the earliest dry farming crop in East Asia, which is probably attributed to its excellent resistance to drought...
  4. pmc Mid-Neolithic exploitation of mollusks in the Guanzhong Basin of Northwestern China: preliminary results
    Fengjiang Li
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e58999. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Early mixed farming of millet and rice 7800 years ago in the Middle Yellow River region, China
    Jianping Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e52146. 2012
    ..yr BP in the Middle Yellow River region, which has implications for understanding the domestication process of the two crops, and the formation and continuance of the Ancient Yellow River Civilization...
  6. pmc Early millet use in northern China
    Xiaoyan Yang
    Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3726-30. 2012
    ..Future research in the region will help clarify the processes in place...
  7. pmc Phytoliths reveal the earliest fine reedy textile in China at the Tianluoshan site
    Jianping Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 100029, Beijing, China
    Sci Rep 6:18664. 2016
    ....
  8. pmc Barnyard grasses were processed with rice around 10000 years ago
    Xiaoyan Yang
    Key Lab of Land Surface Pattern and Simulation, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Sci Rep 5:16251. 2015
    ....
  9. pmc Macro-Process of Past Plant Subsistence from the Upper Paleolithic to Middle Neolithic in China: A Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Archaeobotanical Data
    Can Wang
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    PLoS ONE 11:e0148136. 2016
    ....
  10. pmc 500-year climate cycles stacking of recent centennial warming documented in an East Asian pollen record
    Deke Xu
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Sci Rep 4:3611. 2014
    ..Its last warm phase might terminate in the next several decades to enter another ~250-year cool phase, and thus this future centennial cyclic temperature minimum could partially slow down man-made global warming. ..
  11. pmc Asynchronous marine-terrestrial signals of the last deglacial warming in East Asia associated with low- and high-latitude climate changes
    Deke Xu
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:9657-62. 2013
    ..15 kaBP at northern high latitudes, and hence in East Asia. Terrestrial deglacial warming therefore lagged behind marine changes by ca. 3-4 ka...
  12. pmc Earliest tea as evidence for one branch of the Silk Road across the Tibetan Plateau
    Houyuan Lu
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Sci Rep 6:18955. 2016
    ..The earliest physical evidence of tea from both the Chang'an and Ngari regions suggests that a branch of the Silk Road across the Tibetan Plateau, was established by the second to third century CE. ..
  13. pmc Phytolith analysis for differentiating between foxtail millet (Setaria italica) and green foxtail (Setaria viridis)
    Jianping Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e19726. 2011
    ..The implications of these findings for understanding the history of foxtail millet domestication and cultivation in ancient civilizations are significant...
  14. pmc Bulliform Phytolith Research in Wild and Domesticated Rice Paddy Soil in South China
    Xiujia Huan
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 10:e0141255. 2015
    ..This indicator will be of significance in improving the application of fish-scale decorations to research into rice origins and the rice domestication process. ..
  15. pmc Calciphytoliths (calcium oxalate crystals) analysis for the identification of decayed tea plants (Camellia sinensis L.)
    Jianping Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Cenozoic Geology and Environment, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 100029, Beijing, China
    Sci Rep 4:6703. 2014
    ..The implications are significant for understanding the history of tea and plant exploitation, especially for plants for which the preservation of macrofossils is poor...