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Nesbitt, M. In press. Botany in Victorian Jamaica. In T. Barringer & W. Modest (eds), Victorian Jamaica. Duke University Press.
Stungo, R., and M. Nesbitt. In press. "The botany of basketry: case studies from the Economic Botany Collection, Kew," in Basketry and Beyond: Constructing Cultures. Edited by S. Heslop. Brill.
Fritz, G. J., and M. Nesbitt. In press. "Laboratory analysis and identification of plant macroremains," in Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany. Edited by J. M. Marston, J. d. A. Guedes, and C. Warinner. University Press of Colorado.
Nesbitt, M. In press. "Cereals," in The archaeology of food: an encyclopedia. Edited by M. C. Beaudry and K. Metheny. Altamira Press.
Nesbitt, M. In press. "Iron age agriculture at Tille Höyük," in Tille Höyük Volume III. The Iron Age. Edited by S. Blaylock. London: British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara.
72. Rico Arce, M. de L., Nesbitt, M., Rodriguez, A. & Hiscock, C. 2013 (2014). Mexican
Plant Materials Housed in the Economic Botany Collection of The Royal Botanic Gardens,
Kew. Ibugana 5: 3-
71. Salick, J., K. Konchar, and M. Nesbitt. 2014. "Chapter 1. Biocultural collections:
needs and goals," pp. 1-
70. Dierig, D., H. Blackburn, D. Ellis, and M. Nesbitt. 2014. "Chapter 8. Curating
seeds and other genetic resources for ethnobiology," pp. 107-
69. Cornish, C., and M. Nesbitt. 2014. "Chapter 20. Historical perspectives on western
ethnobotanical collections," pp. 271-
68. Nesbitt, M. 2014. "Chapter 22. Use of herbarium specimens in ethnobotany," pp.
67. Salick, J., K. Konchar, and M. Nesbitt. 2014. Curating biocultural collections:
a handbook. Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 406pp. Now printed, shipping mid-
Kew Books (Europe) -
66. Cornish, C., P. Gasson, and M. Nesbitt. 2014. The wood collection (xylarium)
of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. IAWA Journal 35: 85-
65. Nesbitt, M. 2013. Indian dyes and textiles at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
MARG: a Magazine of the Arts 65 (2), 100-
64. PR Crane, T Nagata, J Murata, T Ohi-
63. Brennan, E., Harris, L.-
62. Serrano, A. F., Sousa, M. M., Hallett, J., Simmonds, M. S., Nesbitt, M., & Lopes,
J. 2013. Identification of Dactylopius cochineal species with high-
61. Cornish, C., P. Gasson, and M. Nesbitt. 2013. The wood collections at Kew: current
status and activity (Part II). World of Wood 66(4):14-
60. Nagata, T., A. DuVal, H. W. Lack, G. Loudon, M. Nesbitt, M. Schmull, and P. R.
Crane. 2013. An unusual xylotheque with plant illustrations from early Meiji Japan.
Economic Botany 67: 87-
59. Nesbitt, M. 2013. Inspiring artefacts Pp. 22-
58. Cornish, C., P. Gasson, and M. Nesbitt. 2013. The wood collections at Kew: from
toys to totem poles (Part I). World of Wood 66(3):14-
57. D Goyder, P Griggs, M Nesbitt, L Parker, K Ross-
56. G Willcox, M Nesbitt, F Bittmann. 2012. From collecting to cultivation: transitions
to a production economy in the Near East. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 21:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2011-
54. Nesbitt, M., McBurney, R.P.H., Broin, M., Beentje, H.J. 2010. Linking biodiversity, food and nutrition: The importance of plant identification and nomenclature. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 23: 486–498 doi:10.1016/j.jfca.2009.03.001
53. Nesbitt, M., Simpson, S. J. and Svanberg, I. (2010) History of rice in Western
and Central Asia. In S. D. Sharma (ed.) Rice: origin, antiquity and history, 308-
Nesbitt, M. 2010. Puzzling panels. Kew Magazine Spring 2010: 54-
Nesbitt, M. 2009. The Economic Botany Collection. In Hunter Gatherer, by Jane Edden
[Artist’s exhibition catalogue], pp. 6-
51. Mason, S. and M. Nesbitt. 2009. “Acorns as food in southeast Turkey: implications
for past subsistence in Southwest Asia,” in From foragers to farmers: papers in honour
of Gordon C. Hillman. Edited by A.S. Fairbairn and E. Weiss, pp. 71-
50. Evers, A., and M. Nesbitt. 2006. "Cereals," in The encyclopedia of seeds: science,
technology and uses. Edited by M. Black, J. D. Bewley, and P. Halmer, pp. 65-
49. Nesbitt, M. 2006. "Archaeobotany," in The encyclopedia of seeds: science, technology
and uses. Edited by M. Black, J. D. Bewley, and P. Halmer, pp. 20-
48. Nesbitt, M. 2006. "Ethnobotany," in The encyclopedia of seeds: science, technology
and uses. Edited by M. Black, J. D. Bewley, and P. Halmer, pp. 227-
47. M. Savard, M. Nesbitt, M.K. Jones. 2006. The role of wild grasses in subsistence
and sedentism: new evidence from the northern Fertile Crescent. World Archaeology
46. Harcup, C. and M. Nesbitt. 2006. Attaining the Holy Grail: How to encourage wider engagement with museum collections through participation in new media projects. Museums and the Web Conference. Online publication
45. Nesbitt, M. 2006. Identification guide for Near Eastern grass seeds. London:
Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 129pp. ISBN 0-
44. Nesbitt, M. 2005. "Grains," in The cultural history of plants. Edited by G. Prance
and M. Nesbitt, pp. 45-
42. Nesbitt, M. 2004. Can we identify a centre, a region, or a supra-
41. Savard, M., M. Nesbitt, and R. Gale. 2003. Archaeobotanical evidence for Neolithic
diet and subsistence at M'lefaat (Iraq). Paléorient 29:93-
40. Riehl, S., and M. Nesbitt. 2003. "Crops and cultivation in the Iron Age Near
East: change or continuity?," in From Bronze to Iron Ages in Anatolia and its Neighbouring
Regions. Edited by B. Fischer, H. Genz, É. Jean, and K. Köroglu, pp. 301-
39. Powell, M. A., and M. Nesbitt. 2003. "Obst und Gemüse (Fruits and vegetables),"
in Reallexikon der Assyriologie, vol. 10(1/2). Edited by G. Frantz-
38. Mori, N., T. Ishii, T. Ishido, S. Hirosawa, H. Watatani, T. Kawahara, M. Nesbitt,
G. Belay, S. Takumi, Y. Ogihara, and C. Nakamura. 2003. Origin of domesticated emmer
and common wheat inferred from chloroplast DNA fingerprinting. In 10th International
Wheat Genetics Symposium, vol. 5, pp. 25-
37. Nesbitt, M., S. Colledge, and M. A. Murray. 2003. Organisation and management
of seed reference collections. Environmental Archaeology 8:77-
36. Martinoli, D., and M. Nesbitt. 2003. Plant stores at Pottery Neolithic Höyücek,
southwest Turkey. Anatolian Studies 53:17-
35. Edwards, H. G. M., L. F. C. de Oliveira, and M. Nesbitt. 2003. Fourier-
34. Nesbitt, M. 2002. "When and where did domesticated cereals first occur in southwest
Asia?," in The dawn of farming in the Near East. Edited by R. Cappers and S. Bottema,
33. Cope, T., and M. Nesbitt. 2002. Lygeum spartum. Curtis's Botanical Magazine 19:35-
32. de Oliveira, L. F. C., H. G. M. Edwards, E. S. Velozo, and M. Nesbitt. 2002.
Vibrational spectroscopic study of brazilin and brazilein, the main constituents
of brazilwood from Brazil. Vibrational Spectroscopy 28:243-
31. —. 2001. "Wheat evolution: integrating archaeological and biological evidence,"
in Wheat taxonomy: the legacy of John Percival, vol. 3, Linnean, Special Issue. Edited
by P. D. S. Caligari and P. E. Brandham, pp. 37-
See also Gordon Hillman’s introduction.
30. Nesbitt, M., and R. Hajioff. 2001. Notes and queries: argan oil. Petits Propos
29. Nesbitt, M., and J. Postgate. 2001. "Nuss und Verwandtes (nuts)," in Reallexikon
der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie 9(7/8). Edited by G. Frant-
Nesbitt, M. 2000. "Plants and people in ancient Anatolia," in Across the Anatolian
plateau: readings in the archaeology of ancient Turkey, vol. 57, Annual of the American
Schools of Oriental Research. Edited by D. C. Hopkins, pp. 5-
28. Nesbitt, M., and S. O'Hara. 2000. "Irrigation agriculture in Central Asia: a
27. Nesbitt, M. 1998. Preliminary report on the plant remains from M'lefaat. Cahiers
de l'Euphrate 8:232-
26. —. 1998. Where was einkorn wheat domesticated? Trends in Plant Science 3:82-
25. Nesbitt, M., and D. Samuel. 1998. Letter. Wheat domestication: archaeobotanical evidence. Science 279:1432.
24. Rosenberg, M., M. Nesbitt, R. W. Redding, and B. L. Peasnall. 1998. Hallan Çemi,
pig husbandry, and post-
23. Nesbitt, M. 1997. Archaeobotanical identification of Near Eastern grass caryopses. Ph.D, University College London.
22. Nesbitt, M., and J. Goddard. 1997. Why draw seeds? Illustrating archaeobotany.
Graphic Archaeology 1997:13-
21. Hillman, G. C., S. Mason, D. de Moulins, and M. Nesbitt. 1996 for 1995. Identification
of archaeological remains of wheat: the 1992 London workshop. Circaea 12:195-
20. Nesbitt, M. 1996. "Chalcolithic crops from Kuruçay Höyük: an interim report,"
in Kuruçay Höyük II. Edited by R. Duru, pp. 89-
19. —. 1996. "Agriculture," in The Oxford companion to archaeology. Edited by B.
M. Fagan, pp. 19-
18. Nesbitt, M., G. Hillman, L. Peña Chocarro, D. Samuel, and A. T. Szabó. 1996.
"Checklist for recording the cultivation and uses of hulled wheats," in Hulled wheats.
Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Hulled Wheats. Promoting the conservation
and use of underutilized and neglected crops 4. Edited by S. Padulosi, K. Hammer,
and J. Heller, pp. 234-
17. Nesbitt, M., and D. Samuel. 1996. "From staple crop to extinction? The archaeology
and history of the hulled wheats," in Hulled wheats. Proceedings of the First International
Workshop on Hulled Wheats. Promoting the conservation and use of underutilized and
neglected crops 4. Edited by S. Padulosi, K. Hammer, and J. Heller, pp. 41-
16. —. 1996. Archaeobotany in Turkey: a review of current research. Orient Express
15. Nesbitt, M. 1995. Plants and people in ancient Anatolia. Biblical Archaeologist
14. —. 1995. Clues to agricultural origins in the northern fertile crescent. Diversity
13. —. 1995. "4. The search for plant remains," in Qermez Dere, Tell Afar: interim
report no. 3, vol. 14, Project Paper. Edited by T. Watkins, pp. 9-
12. —. 1995. "Recovery of archaeological plant remains at Kaman-
—. 1995. Anadolu'da Arkeobotani [Translation of article in Biblical Archaeologist
11. Rosenberg, M., M. Nesbitt, R. W. Redding, and T. F. Strasser. 1995. Hallan Çemi
Tepesi: some preliminary observations concerning early Neolithic subsistence behaviors
in eastern Anatolia. Anatolica 21:1-
10. Nesbitt, M. 1994. Archaeobotanical research in the Merv Oasis [In G. Herrmann
et al, The International Merv Project. Preliminary report on the second season (1993),
9. —. 1993. "Ancient crop husbandry at Kaman-
8. —. 1993. Archaeobotanical evidence for early Dilmun diet at Saar, Bahrain. Arabian
Archaeology and Epigraphy 4:20-
7. —. 1993. "The archaeobotany of Turkey: a review," in OPTIMA. Proceedings of the
fifth meeting. Edited by H. Demeriz and N. Özhatay, pp. 329-
6. —. 1993. Archaeobotanical remains [In G. Herrmann et al, The International Merv
Project, preliminary report on the first season (1992), 39-
5. —. 1992. "VIII. A preliminary note on the charred plant remains," in Nemrik 9.
4. Watkins, T., A. Betts, K. Dobney, and M. Nesbitt. 1991. Qermez Dere, Tel Afar: interim report no 2. Vol. 13. Project Paper. Edinburgh: Department of Archaeology, University of Edinburgh.
3. Nesbitt, M. 1990. Seed reference collections and archaeobotany. Circaea 8:21-
2. Nesbitt, M., and J. Greig. 1989. A bibliography for the archaeobotanical identification
of seeds from Europe and the Near East. Circaea 7:11-