1. Using Weed Borders to Manage Insect Pests in California Cauliflower Fields

    Weed borders are used in an agroecosystem to attract insects, facilitating colonization in the adjacent cauliflower crop. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Chris Bley. Steve Gliessman. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies.... (comment match)

  2. Pre-Hispanic Raised Field Systems in the Quintana Roo, Mexico

    Remnants of ancient canals and raised beds in the lowlands of Quintana Roo, Mexico demonstrate techniques of wetland farming that were sustained for more than 1000 years. Case Studies and... (comment match)

  3. Mustard Cover Crops in Apple Orchards in California, USA

    Wild mustard covercrops can control weeds and improve nitrogen cycling in apple orchards. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Chris Bley. Steve Gliessman. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  4. Cover-Cropping with Rye and Bellbeans in California Vegetable Production

    Mixed cover cropping with Rye and Bellbeans benefits agroecosystems by interspecies interactions. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Chris Bley. Steve Gliessman. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  5. Broccoli/Lettuce Intercropping in California, USA

    Mixing broccoli and lettuce in an intercrop creates complementary patterns of resource use. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Chris Bley. Steve Gliessman. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  6. Organic versus Conventional Strawberry Production in California

    Conventional strawberry production systems depend more heavily on nonrenewable energy and industrial inputs than organic systems. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Chris Bley. Steve Gliessman. Organic. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  7. Cajete Terracing Systems in Tlaxcala, Mexico

    The Cajete terrace system of collecting water and reducing soil erosion has been in use since pre-Hispanic times (1000 B.C.). Particularly important in present agriculture practices where people must grow... (comment match)

  8. Corn-Bean-Squash Intercrop in Mexico

    Corn (maize), Bean and Squash polyculture cropping system. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Chris Bley. Steve Gliessman. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  9. Strawberry fields forever

    Professor Steve Gliessman and farmer Jim Cochran are among the movers and shakers of the strawberry sector in California. Since the 1980s they have been experimenting with sustainable ways to... (comment match)