Some articles on southeastern asia:
... The durian has been known and consumed in southeastern Asia since prehistoric times, but has only been known to the western world for about 600 years ... European reference to the durian is the record of Niccolò Da Conti, who travelled to southeastern Asia in the 15th century ... In southeastern Asia the durian has been cultivated for centuries at the village level, probably since the late 18th century, and commercially since the mid-20 ...
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