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  • The first cereals to be grown were wheat and Barley.

  • Over a period of time, humans started cultivating more food crops.

  • Sickles have been found at many Neolithic sites.

  • They might have been used to harvest crops. Thus, from food gatherers humans became food producers.

  • Agriculture changed the life of early humans. Their lives were settled.

  • Now people did not have to go from one place to another in search of food. They stayed in one place and grew crops.

  • They made mud houses near the fields.

  • They cultivated fields hunted animals and made tools and weapons.

  • The shift from gathering food to growing it was a major event. It is, however important to understand that such changes did not happen in the course of a few years.

  •  Humans adopted and perfected farming over several 1000 years.

  • Also, they continued to hunt animals and gather food even after they started cultivating crops.
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.