Scientists find evidence of wheat in UK 8,000 years ago

February 27, 2015 3:27 AM

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Scientists find evidence of wheat in UK 8,000 years ago

Wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, according to new archaeological evidence.

Fragments of wheat DNA recovered from an ancient peat bog suggests the grain was traded or exchanged long before it was grown by the first British farmers.

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