Low-input technology proves viable for limited-resource farmers in Salinas Valley
California Agriculture 45(2):20-23. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v045n02p20.
Miguel A. Altieri is Associate Professor and Associate Entomologist, Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley; Javier A. Trujillo is Assistant Professor, Colegio de Post Graduados, Chapingo, Mexico; Marta A. Astier is Graduate Student, Department of Soil Science, U.C. Berkeley; P. L. Gersper is Associate Professor and Associate Pedologist, Department of Soil Science, UC Berkeley; Wilhelmus Bakx is Graduate Student, Department of Soil Science, UC Berkeley.
Supportfvom Richard Amon, California Energy Commission's Small Farm Energy Assistance Program; the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, New York; the By-products Division of Foster Farms, Inc.; and the College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley are greatly appreciated. C. P. Zachariadis, Executive Director, Association of Community Based Education, Washington, D.C., M. Gonzales, Agronomist, Rural Development Center, Salinas, and Maritza Mufloz, student, Department of Soil Science, U.C. Berkeley provided valuable collaboration in various aspects of the project.