As peoples increasingly rely on domesticated plants and animals, this traditional knowledge gradually loses its value and fades, until people become a modern person who only buys goods. supermarket but even the story of wild rice is different from how wild beans are. The following is a typical example. Bea safe bea arthur. For the past 33 years, when I have been conducting biological research in New Guinea, I have often spent time doing field research with New Guinea companions who still use wild plants and wild animals extensively.