PLB143: Evolution of Crop Plants


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Updated March 23, 2017


List of Crops for Term Papers

 Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
 Almonds and peaches (Prunus spp.)
 Banana & plantain (Musa spp. )
 Barley (Hordeum vulgare)
 Cabbages, turnips, etc. (Brassica spp.)
 Cassava (Manihot esculentum)
 Chickpea or garbanzo (Cicer arietinum)
 Citrus (Citrus spp.)
 Coconut (Cocos nucifera)
 Coffee (Coffea arabica)
 Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
 Cotton (Gossypium spp.)
 Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)
 Field bean (Vicia faba)
 Flax (Linum usitatissimum)
 Grape (Vitis spp.)
 Groundnut or peanut (Arachis hypogaea)
 Hemp (Cannabis sativa)
 Lentil (Lens culinaris)
 Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
 Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus)
 Maize or corn (Zea mays)
 Melon and cucumber (Cucumis spp.)
 Oat (Avena sativa )
 Olive (Olea europaea)
 Pea (Pisum sativum)
 Peppers (Capsicum spp. )
 Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan)
 Potato (Solanum spp.)
 Rice (Oryza sativa)
 Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
 Soybean (Glycine max)
 Squashes (Cucurbita spp.)
 Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.)
 Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
 Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)
 Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
 Walnut (Juglans spp.)
 Wheat (Triticum spp.)

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