why human civilization is based on the staples of wheat, rice,
Monique Reed wrote:
Read some archaeology. The civiliazations which developed agriculture
arose mostly in fertile plains, not in temperate forests. Also,
acorns must be processed to remove the tannins before they are
edible. Also, many oaks bear large crops only every other year.
Also, if you're trying to develop a stand of bearing oaks, it is going
to take multiple years vs. one with a grain crop.
Besides, there was this terrible tendency to hide them and forget where
one put them.