Phytolith Radiocarbon Dating: The debate is going on!

Phytolith Radiocarbon Dating: The debate is going on!

Zuo, X., & Lu, H. (2019). Phytolith Radiocarbon Dating: A Review of Previous Studies in China and the Current State of the Debate. Frontiers in plant science, 10https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls.2019.01302/full

This paper reviews the various aspects of the debate regarding the reliability of phytolith carbon dating. Although it is more slanted toward “believing in the reliability of phytolith carbon dates” than not, the authors make a presentation well balanced, which contributes to further the discussion.