Zapopano Maize Agrecosystem

Title Zapopano Maize Agrecosystem
Contributor agroecology.org
Author MC Santiago Sanchez Preciado
Content In this agroecosystem, we will transition to sustainable agriculture.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2001
Language English
North America MEXICO
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/Zapopano_maize.html

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Establishment and Agronomic Productivity of Silvopastoral Systems with Pelibuey Sheep in Yucatan, Mexico

Title Establishment and Agronomic Productivity of Silvopastoral Systems with Pelibuey Sheep in Yucatan, Mexico
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Jose G. Escobedo
Content Generate scientific knowledge to allow for the use of leguminous trees into degraded grass pastures for a sustainable animal production in the North-Central region of Yucatan.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2001
Language English
North America MEXICO
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/Pelibuey_sheep%20.html

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

Title Pre-Hispanic Raised Field Systems in the Quintana Roo, Mexico
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Chris Bley, Steve Gliessman
Content 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.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
North America MEXICO
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/raised_fields.html

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Cajete Terracing Systems in Tlaxcala, Mexico

Title Cajete Terracing Systems in Tlaxcala, Mexico
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Chris Bley, Steve Gliessman
Content 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 their food on steep, erosion prone slopes.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
North America MEXICO
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/cajete.html

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Adoption Process of Agroecological Alternatives in a “Campesinos” Farming System in Yucatan, Mexico

Title Adoption Process of Agroecological Alternatives in a “Campesinos” Farming System in Yucatan, Mexico
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Adrian Javier Lopez Perez
Content Green manures and cover crops, IPM, manuring, agroforestry and organic horticulture alternatives are developed, tested and transferred through participatory adoption processes with farmers.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2001
Language English
North America MEXICO
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/campesinos.html

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“Milpa” Agroecosystems in Yucatan, Mexico

Title “Milpa” Agroecosystems in Yucatan, Mexico
Contributor agroecology.org
Author IPGRI-IDRC-CINVESTAV, Luis M. Arias R.
Content Milpa in Yucatan is an intercropping system of corn, beans, lima beans and squash that is managed through slash and burn with fallow periods and the use of mulch.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 1999
Language English
North America MEXICO
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/milpa.html

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Corn-Bean-Squash Intercrop in Mexico

Title Corn-Bean-Squash Intercrop in Mexico
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Chris Bley, Steve Gliessman
Content Corn (maize), Bean and Squash polyculture cropping system.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
North America MEXICO
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/cornbeansquash.html

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