Research Bibliography

Bibliography: Publications by Center Staff, 1994 - present

January 2012 - present

Allen, P. 2013. Facing food security. Journal of Rural Studies. 29:135-138.

Allen P. and H. Melcarek. 2013. The human face of sustainable food systems: Adding people to the environmental agenda. Sustainability in the Balance Series, Paper #5. UC Santa Cruz: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Santa Cruz, CA.

Galarneau, T. and M. Brown (eds.). 2012-2013. UCSC campus food and garden guide,7th edition. UC Santa Cruz: Food Systems Working Group and the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Santa Cruz, CA.

Galarneau, T. and M. Brown (eds.). 2013-2014. UCSC campus food and garden guide, 8th edition. UC Santa Cruz: Food Systems Working Group and the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Santa Cruz, CA.

Galarneau, T., S. Millward, and M. Laird. 2013. Farm to school efforts: Innovations and insights. Furthering Healthy Food Systems in California series, Paper #1. UC Santa Cruz: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Santa Cruz, CA.

Jha, S., C. M. Bacon, S. M. Philpott, V. E. Méndez, P. Laderach, and R. A. Rice. Shade coffee: Update on a disappearing refuge for biodiversity. Bioscience 64 (5): 416-428. 

Pickett, C. H., Nieto, D. J., Bryer, J. A., Swezey, S. L., Stadtherr, M., Wisheropp, D., Erlandson, M. & M. Pitcairn. 2013. Post-release dispersal of the introduced lygus bug parasitoid Peristenus relictus in California. Biocontrol Science and Technology 23:861-871.

Sachs C., P. Allen, J. Hayden, R. Terman and C. Hatcher. 2013. Front and back of the house: Socio-spatial inequalities in food work. Agriculture and Human Values Journal. Published online: 04 May 2013

Swezey, S. L., Nieto, D. J., Hagler, J. R., Pickett, C. H., Bryer, J. A. and S. A. Machtley. 2013. Dispersion, distribution and movement of Lygus spp.(Hemiptera: Miridae) in trap-cropped organic strawberriesEnvironmental Entomology 42: 770-778.

Swezey, S. L., Nieto, D. J., Pickett, C. H., Hagler, J. R., Bryer, J. A. and S. A. Machtley. 2013. Spatial density and movement of the Lygus spp. parasitoid Peristenus relictus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in organic strawberries with alfalfa trap crops. Environmental Entomology in press.

January 2010 - December 2011

Allen, P. 2010. Realizing justice in local food systemsCambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 3:2.

Allen, P. and H. Melcarek. 2010. Food justice movement. In Green Food, P. Robbins, D. Mulvaney, and J. G. Golson (eds.). Sage Reference Series on Green Society. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Bernau, C. 2011. Robert Gottlieb and Anupama Joshi: Food Justice (a review). Human Ecology 39:547-549.

Brown, M. 2010. The Alan Chadwick Garden at UCSC. Journal of the California Garden and Landscape History Society, 13:3 (Fall), 1-5.

Feenstra, G., Allen, P., Hardesty, S., Ohmart, J., and Perez, J. 2011. Using a supply chain analysis to assess the sustainability of farm-to-institution programs. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 1(4), 69–85.

Galarneau, T. and M. Brown (eds.). 2011. UCSC Campus Food and Garden Guide, 6th edition. Food Systems Working Group and the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Melcarek, H. G. 2011. An examination of three California urban garden organizations: An activist response to food insecurity. BiblioBazaar (270 pages).

Perez, J., and M. Brown. 2010. Impacts of the Apprenticeship Program: An overview and summary of the alumni survey. Center Research Brief #14. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Perez, J., D. Parr, and L. Beckett. 2010. Achieving program goals? An evaluation of two decades of the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 1:1.

Pisani Gareau, T., and C. Shennan. 2010. Can hedgerows attract beneficial insects and improve pest control? A study of hedgerows on Central Coast farms. Center Research Brief #13. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Thistlethwaite, R. 2010. Case Study No. 1: Alvarado Street Bakery. Innovative Business Models Case Study Series. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Thistlethwaite, R. 2010. Case Study No. 2: Bon Appétit Management Company. Innovative Business Models Case Study Series. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Thistlethwaite, R. 2010. Case Study No. 3: Destiny Organics. Innovative Business Models Case Study Series. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Thistlethwaite, R. 2010. Case Study No. 4: Organically Grown Company. Innovative Business Model Case Study Series. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Thistlethwaite, R. 2010. Case Study No. 5: Farmers Diner. Innovative Business Model Case Study Series. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Thistlethwaite, R. 2010. Case Study No. 6: Straus Family Creamery & Dairy. Innovative Business Model Case Study Series. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

January 2008 - December 2009

Allen, P. 2008. The future of the sustainable agriculture movement. In The Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People, Vol. 2:N-Z. ed. G. Gorham. Grey House Publishing.

Allen, P. 2008. Mining for justice. Agriculture and Human Values, 25:157-161.

Allen, P. 2008. Farm to institution programs. Family Farm Forum, USDA CSREES. Nov. 2008.

Allen, P. and H. Melcarek. 2009. Organic agriculture and food security: Saving the environment, feeding the world?, in Organic Farming: The Ecological System, C. Francis (Ed.). American Society of Agronomy, Inc., Crop Science Society of America, Inc., Soil Science Society of America, Inc.: Madison, WI. p. 235-252.

Allen, P. and A. B. Wilson. 2008. Agrifood inequalities: Globalization and localization. Development 51 (4). Special issue: The future of agriculture.

Bacon, C. M., V. E. Méndez, M. E. Flores, and M. Brown. 2008. Will "we" achieve the millennium development goals with small-scale coffee growers and their cooperatives? A case study evaluating Fair Trade and organic coffee networks in northern Nicaragua. Center Research Brief #12. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Hinrichs, C. and P. Allen. 2008. Selective patronage and social justice: local food consumer campaigns in historical context. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics,  21:329-352.

Howard, P. and P. Allen. 2008. Consumer willingness to pay for domestic 'Fair Trade:' Evidence from the United States. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 23(3), 235-242. Cambridge University Press.

Pickett, C. H., S. L. Swezey, D. J. Nieto, J. A. Bryer, M. Erlandson, H. Goulet, and M. D. Schwartz. 2009. Colonization and establishment of Peristenus relictus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) for control of Lygus spp. (Hemiptera: Miridae) in strawberries on the Central California Coast. Biological Control 49: 27-37.

Shennan, C. 2008. Biotic ineractions, ecological knowledge and agriculture. Phil. Trans. Royal Society, UK, 363: 717-729 3.

January 2006 - December 2007

Allen, P. 2007. The disappearance of hunger in America. Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture, Vol. 7 No. 3.

Allen, P., and C. Hinrichs. 2007. Buying into “buy local”: agendas and assumptions of U.S. local food initiatives. In Constructing alternative food geographies: representation and practice. Holloway, L., Maye, D. and Kneafsy, M., eds. Elsevier Press.

Allen, P., and M. Brown. 2006. Growing a program in sustainable agriculture at UC Santa Cruz. Chronicle of the University of California: A Journal of University History, Number 8, Fall 2006.

Allen, P., and J. Guthman. 2006. From "old school" to "farm-to-school": neoliberalization from the ground up. Agriculture and Human Values, published online and as a pdf, November 7, 2006.

Allen, P., and C. Sachs. 2007. Women and food chains: the gendered politics of food. International Journal of Sociology of Food and Agriculture 15 (1): 1-23.

Allen, P., J. Guthman, and A. Morris. 2006. Meeting farm and food security needs through community supported agriculture and farmers' markets in California. Center Research Brief #9. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Brown, M. 2007. Organic education: growing our future. California Certified Organic Growers Magazine, Summer 2007.

Fulfrost, B., and P. Howard. 2006. Mapping the markets: the relative density of retail food stores in densely populated census blocks in the central coast region of California. Report to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties, and the Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association. Center For Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, University of 
California, Santa Cruz. (pdf)

Guthman, J., A. Morris, and P. Allen. 2006. Squaring farm security and food security in two types of alternative food institutions. Rural Sociology 71(4).

Howard, P. 2006. Central Coast consumers want more food-related information, from safety to ethics. California Agriculture 60:1, 14-19.

Howard, P. and P. Allen. 2006. Beyond organic: consumer interest in new labelling schemes in the Central Coast of California. International Journal of Consumer Studies 30(5): 439–451.

Los Huertos, M., C. Phillips, and C. Shennan. 2006. Land use and phosphorus levels in the Pajaro River and Elkhorn Slough watersheds. Center Research Brief #8. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Nieto, D. J., C. Shennan, W. H. Settle, R. O'Malley, S. Bros, and J. Y. Honda. 2006. How natural enemies and cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae L.) population dynamics affect organic broccoli harvest. Environ. Entomol. 35(1): 94-101.

Pasakdee, S., G. Banuelos, C. Shennan, and W. Cheng. 2006. Organic N fertilizers and irrigation influence organic broccoli production in two regions of California. Journal of Vegetable Science 12:27–46.

Perez, J., and P. Allen. 2007. Farming the college market: results of a consumer study at UC Santa Cruz. Center Research Brief #11. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Perez, J. and P. Howard. 2007. Consumer interest in food system topics: implications for educators. Journal of Extension, Vol. 45 No. 4.

Ruehl, C. R., A. T. Fisher, M. Los Huertos, S. D. Wankel, C. G. Wheat, C. Kendall, C. E. Hatch, and C. Shennan. 2007. Nitrate dynamics within the Pajaro River, a nutrient-rich, losing stream. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 26(2):191–206.

Shennan, C., J. Muramoto, M. Bolda, S. T. Koike, O. Daugovish, E. Rosskopf, N. Kodalis-Burelle, and K. Klonsky. 2007. Optimizing anaerobic soil disinfestation: an alternative to soil fumigation. Page 40-1 to 40-4 in Proc. Annual International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emission Reduction, San Diego, CA.

Smith, R., J. Muramoto, J. Leap. C. Shennan, and S. R. Gliessman. 2007. Nitrogen uptake by organic broccoli from a legume/cereal mix cover crop. Hortscience 42: 952-953.

Stuart, D., C. Shennan, and M. Brown. 2006. Food safety versus environmental protection on California's Central Coast: the science behind an apparent conflict. Center Research Brief #10. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Swezey, S. P. Goldman, J. Bryer, and D. Nieto. 2007. Six-year comparison between organic, IPM and conventional cotton production systems in the Northern San Joaquin Valley, California. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 22(1): 30–40.

Swezey, S.L., D. Nieto, and J. Bryer. 2007. Control of western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus, Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae) in California organic strawberries using alfalfa trap crops and tractor-mounted vacuums. Environmental Entomology 36 (6): 1457–1465.

Umble, J., R. Dufour, G. Fisher, J. Fisher, J. Leap, and M. Van Horn. 2006. Symphylans: soil pest management options. ATTRA: National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service, National Center for Appropriate Technology. Available online.

January 2004 - December 2005

Allen, P. 2004. Together at the Table: Sustainability and Sustenance in the American Food System. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press.

Bacon, C., V. E. Mendez, and M. Brown. 2005. Participatory action research and support for community development and conservation: examples from shade coffee landscapes in Nicaragua and El Salvador. Center Research Brief #6. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Baker, B., S. L. Swezey, D. Granatstein, S. Guldan, and D. Chaney. 2004. Organic farming compliance handbook: a resource guide for western region professionals. USDA Western Region SARE Program.

Howard, P. 2005. Central Coast consumers' interest in food systems issues: demographic and behavioral associations. Center Research Brief #7. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Howard, P. 2005. What do people want to know about their food? Measuring Central Coast consumers' interest in food systems issues. Center Research Brief #5. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Howard, P., T. Galarneau, J. Perez, and D. Shaw. 2005. Integrating open space technology and dynamic facilitation. Participatory Learning and Action 53, December.

Kang, C., J. C. Broome, D. Chaney, and S. L. Swezey. 2005. Survey of organic research and Extension activities at the University of California. UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Educations Program. 58 p.

Martin, Orin. 2005. Rose Primer: An Organic Approach to Rose Selection and Care. Santa Cruz, CA: Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden.

Miles, A., and M. Brown. 2005. Teaching Direct Marketing & Small Farm Viability: Resources for Instructors. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Perez, J. 2004. Community supported agriculture on the Central Coast: the CSA grower experience. Center Research Brief #4. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Shennan, C., T. P. Gareau, and J. R. Sirrine. 2005. Agroecological approaches to pest management in the United States.In The pesticide detox: towards a more sustainable agriculture, edited by J. Pretty. London: Earthscan.

Swezey, S. L. 2005. Temperate organic tree fruit production and extension research trends in California. Proceedings, 3rd National Organic Tree Fruit Research Symposium. Washington State University, Chelan. pp. 18-23.

Swezey, S. L. 2004. Trap cropping the western tarnished plant bug in California organic strawberries. Proceedings, California Conference on Biological Control and Organic Production. Berkeley, CA pp. 58-66.

Swezey, S. L., P. Goldman, J. Bryer, and D. Nieto. 2005. Comparison between organic, conventional, and IPM cotton in the northern San Joaquin Valley, California. Organic Research 5 (May): 26-32.

January 2002 - December 2003

Allen, P., M. FitzSimmons, M. Goodman, and K. Warner. 2003. Alternative food initiatives in California: local efforts address systemic issues. Center Research Brief #3. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Allen, P., M. FitzSimmons, M. Goodman, and K. Warner. 2002. Shifting plates in the agrifood landscape: The tectonics of alternative agrifood initiatives in California. Journal of Rural Studies 19: 61-75.

Brown, M. 2003. Alan Chadwick Garden celebrates 35th anniversary. Pacific Horticulture 64 (4): 15-21.

Francis, C., G. Liebein, S. Gliessman, T. A. Breland, N. Creamer, R. Harwood, L. Salomonsson, J. Helenius, D. Rickerl, R. Salvador, M. Wiedenhoeft, S. Simmons, P. Allen, M. Altieri, C. Flora, and R. Poincelot. 2003. Agroecology: The ecology of food systems. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 22 (3): 99-118.

Hagege, M., and R. Jarrell. 2003. The Early History of UC Santa Cruz's Farm and Garden. Santa Cruz, CA: UCSC Regional History Project.

Howard, P. 2003. Consolidation in food and agriculture: Implications for farmers and consumers. California Certified Organic Farmers Magazine 21 (4):2-6.

Los Huertos, M., and C. Shennan 2002. Soils. In Changes in a California Estuary: A Profile of Elkhorn Slough, J. Caffrey, M. Brown, W. B. Tyler, and M. Silberstein, eds. Moss Landing, CA: Elkhorn Slough Foundation.

Los Huertos, M., L. Gentry, and C. Shennan. 2003. Land use and water quality on California's central coast: Nutrient levels in coastal waterways. Center Research Brief #2. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Miles, A., and M. Brown. 2003. Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening: Resources for Instructors. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Perez, J., P Allen, and M. Brown. 2003. Community supported agriculture on the central coast: The CSA member experience. Center Research Brief #1. Santa Cruz, CA: Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Shennan, C., and C. Bode. 2002. Integrating wetland habitat with agriculture. In The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems, D. Jackson and L. Jackson, eds, pp. 189-204. Covelo, CA: Island Press.

Swezey, S. L. 2002. Cotton yields, insect abundance, and costs of production of organic cotton in the Northern San Joaquin Valley, California. Proceedings, 14th IFOAM Organic World Congress, Victoria p. 257.

Swezey, Sean L., and Polly Goldman. 2002. Cotton yields, quality, and insect abundance in the Northern San Joaquin Valley, CA, 1996-2000: Comparison between organic, conventional, and grower-led, reduced-input production systems. In Proceedings, 2001 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Anaheim, CA.

Swezey, S. L., and M. Grieshop 2003. Biological control of codling moth with entomogenous nematodes in an organically managed apple orchard. Proceedings, 2nd National Organic
Tree Fruit Research Symposium. Colorado State University, Grand Junction. pp. 28-32.

January 2000 - December 2001

Allen, Patricia and Martin Kovach. 2000. The capitalist composition of organic: The potential of markets in fulfilling the promise of organic agriculture. Agriculture and Human Values, 17:221-232.

Allen, Patricia. 2000. Fitting into Procrustes bed?: Sustainable agriculture and community food security programs in the United States. In Consuming Foods, Sustaining Environments, S.Lockie and W. Pritchard (editors). Brisbane: Australian Academic Press.

Brown, Martha. 2001. BASIS project seeks alternatives to methyl bromide. Coastal Grower, Summer 2001, pp. 30-31.

Brown, Martha. 2000. The Farm and Garden Projects at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Chronicle of the University of California, Issue 3 - West of Eden, pp. 29-41.

Brown, Martha. 2000. Pros and cons of growing organic cotton. Arizona-California-Texas Cotton Magazine, 32:3, 8-9.

Brown, Martha, Caroline Seydel, Mark Van Horn. 2001. Researchers seek organic solutions to symphylans problem. Newsletter of CCOF, California Certified Organic Farmers, 17:3, 2-3, 27.

Los Huertos, M., L. E. Gentry, and C. Shennan. 2001. Land use and instream nitrogen concentration in coastal agricultural watersheds. In Optimizing Nitrogen Management in Food and Energy Production and Environmental Protection: Proceedings of the 2nd International Nitrogen Conference on Science and Policy. TheScientificWorld 1. www.thescientificworld.com.

Mitchell, J. P., C. Shennan., M. J. Singer, D. Peter, R .O. Miller, T.Prichard, S. R. Grattan, J. D. Rhoades, D. M. May, and D.S.Munk. 2000. Impacts of gypsum and winter cover crops on soil physical properties and crop productivity when irrigated with saline water. Agricultural Water Management 45 (1):55-71.

Shennan, C., C.L. Cecchettini, G.B. Goldman, F.G. Zalom. 2001. Profiles of California farmers by degree of IPM use as indicated by self-descriptions in a phone survey. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 84 (3):267-275.

Swezey, Sean L., and Janet C. Broome. 2000. Growth predicted in biologically integrated and organic farming. California Agriculture 54: 4, 26-35.

Swezey, Sean L., Paul Vossen, Janet Caprile, and Walt Bentley. 2000. Organic Apple Production Manual. Oakland, CA: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Tourte, Laura, Robert L. Bugg, and Carol Shennan. 2000. Foliar-applied seaweed and fish powder do not improve yield and fruit quality of organically grown processing tomatoes. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture, 18:15-27.

January 1998 - December 1999

Allen, Patricia. 1999. Out of the mouths of babes: An exploration of contemporary U.S. farm and food policy. In Hunger-proof Cities: Sustainable Urban Food Systems, ed. M Koc, R. MacRae. L.J.A. Mougeot, and J. Welsh. Ottawa: IRDC Books.

Allen, Patricia. 1999. Reweaving the food security safety net: Mediating entitlement and entrepreneurship. Agriculture and Human Values 16 (2): 117-129.

Allen, Patricia. 1998. Community food security and federal programs: Finding common ground. The Cultivar, newsletter of the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, 16 (2): 7-8, 12-14. University of California, Santa Cruz.

Brown, Martha. 1998. The Farm & Garden at UC Santa Cruz. "Over the Fence," Bay Area Gardener web site (http://www.gardens.com)

Brown, Martha. 1998. The Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture: Training the next generation of organic farmers, gardeners, and teachers. Talking Leaves, 8 (1): 27-28.

Cavero, J., R.E. Plant, C. Shennan, D.B Friedman, J.R. Williams, J.R.Kiniry, and V.W. Benson. 1999. Modeling nitrogen cycling in tomato-safflower and tomato-wheat rotations. Agricultural Systems 60:123-125.

Clark, M.S., W.R. Horwarth, C. Shennan, K.M. Scow, W.T. Lanini, and H. Ferris. 1999. Nitrogen, weeds, and water as yield-limiting factors in conventional, low-input, and organic tomato systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 73: 257-270.

Clark, M.S., W.R. Horwarth, C. Shennan, K.M. Scow. 1998. Changes in soil chemical properties resulting from organic and low-input farming practices. Agronomy Journal, 90:662-671

Gliessman, Stephen R. 1999. Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers.

Mitchell, J.P., D.W. Peters, and C. Shennan. 1999. Changes in soil water storage in winter fallowed and cover cropped soils. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 15:19-31.

Mitchell, J.P., C.D. Thomsen, W.L. Graves and C. Shennan. 1998. Cover crops for saline soils. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 183:167-178.

Pezzarossa, B., D. Piccotino, C. Shennan, and F. Malorgio. Uptake and distribution of selenium in tomato plants as affected by different concentrations of sulphate. Journal of Plant Nutrition 22:1613-1635.

Scow, K. M. and M.R. Werner. 1998. The soil ecology of cover cropped vineyards. In C. Ingels et al. (eds.). Cover Cropping in California Vineyards: A Grower's Handbook. Publication #3338. Oakland, CA: Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Shennan, C., and W. M. Jarrell. 1999. Assessing sustainability of a managed multi-use ecosystem: a case study of wetland and cropland management in the Tulelake National Wildlife Refuge, California. In Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific High Level Conference on Sustainable Agriculture, Beijing, October 1998. Washington, DC: American Assocation for the Advancement of Science.

Swezey, Sean L. 1998. BASIC (Biological Agriculture Systems in Cotton): A cotton pest management innovators' group in the northern San Joaquin Valley, in Proceedings, Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Diego, CA, pp. 1119-1124.

Swezey, Sean L. and Polly Goldman. 1999. Pest and beneficial arthropod abundance in California organic and biointensive cotton fields: The "BASIC" experience, in Proceedings, 1999 Beltwide Cotton Conference, Orlando, FL, pp.1136-1141.

Swezey, Sean L., and Polly Goldman. 1999. Organic cotton in California: Technical aspects of production, in Organic Cotton: From Field to Final Product, Meyers and Stolton, eds. London: Intermediate Technology Publications, pp. 125-132.

Swezey, Sean L., Polly Goldman, Ralph Jergens, and Ron Vargas. 1999. Preliminary studies show yield and quality potential of organic cotton. California Agriculture 53:4, 9-16.

Swezey, Sean L., Matthew Werner, Marc Buchanan, and Jan Allison. 1998. Comparison of conventional and organic apple production systems during three years of conversion to organic apple management in coastal California. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture, 13 (4): 164-184.

January 1996 - December 1997

Allen, Patricia. 1996. Social imperatives in organic agriculture: A reflection. In New Research in Organic Agriculture. N.H. Kristensen and H. Høgh-Jensen (eds.). Germany: International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements.

Allen, Patricia. 1997. Finding food security in the 1990s. The Cultivar, newsletter of the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, 15 (2): 1-2, 14-15. University of California, Santa Cruz.

Brown, M. 1996. In the heart of California - the Central Coast region. California Certified Organic Farmers newsletter, 13:2, 1-8.

Brown, M. 1996. A stake in the ground: Community supported agriculture is bringing consumers and farmers together for mutual benefit. California Farmer, August, 40-42.

Brown, M. 1996. Testing codling moth "birth control" in organic orchards. Organic Farming Research Foundation Information Bulletin. Winter, 2: 8-9.

Brown, M. 1996. Dig deep to make your garden bloom. Exploring, magazine of the San Francisco Exploratorium, 20:1 (Spring).

Brown, M and J. Leap. 1996. Mechanical cultivation saves small-scale growers time and money. Farmer to Farmer, Nov-Dec:17, 4-5.

Gliessman, S.R. 1997. Agroecology: Ecological Processes in Sustainable Agriculture. Chelsea, MI: Ann Arbor Press, Inc.

Gliessman, S.R. 1996. What are the indicators of sustainability in agricultural systems? In Proceedings, "Organic '92" Farming Symposium. University of California. Publication #3356, 46-48. Oakland, CA: Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Gliessman, S.R. 1996. On-farm research from the researcher's point of view. In Proceedings, "Organic '92" Farming Symposium. University of California. Publication #3356, 58-60. Oakland, CA: Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Hu, S., N. Grunwald, A.H.C. van Bruggen, G.R. Gamble, L.E. Drinkwater, C. Shennan, and M.W. Demment. 1997. Short-term effects of cover crop incorporation on soil carbon pools and nitrogen availability. Soil Science Society of America Journal 61:901-911.

Leap, J. Controlling weeds without chemicals. 1996. In Proceedings, "Organic '92" Farming Symposium. University of California. Publication #3356, 87-88. Oakland, CA: Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Swezey, S.L. 1996. A systems approach to research. In Proceedings, "Organic '92" Farming Symposium. University of California. Publication #3356, 34-36. Oakland, CA: Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Swezey, S.L. 1996. Conversion studies: Theory and practice in the UCSC Agroecology Program, 1987-1991. In Proceedings, "Organic '92" Farming Symposium. Publication #3356, 34-36. University of California. Oakland, CA: Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Werner, M.R. 1996. What of the others? A short history of earthworm study in California. Worm Wise News, The International Worm Growers Association 1(1):5-8.

Werner, Matthew R. 1997. Soil quality characteristics during conversion to organic orchard management. Applied Soil Ecology 5 (1997): 151-167.

Werner, M.R. and J. Ramon Cuevas. 1996. Working with worms: Vermiculture in Cuba. Biocycle Journal of Composting and Recycling 37(6):57-62.

January 1994-December 1995

Allen, Patricia. 1994. The human face of sustainable agriculture: Adding people to the environmental agenda. Sustainability in the Balance series, No. 4. University of California, Santa Cruz: Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems.

Allen, Patricia. 1995. The human face of sustainable agriculture: Adding people to the environmental agenda. Reprinted in Ecology and Farming: the International Magazine of IFOAM (9):11-14.

Allen, Patricia. 1995. On defining sustainability. The Cultivar 13(2):1-2, 15-16.

Allen, Patricia. 1995. Out of the mouths of babes: Farm vs. food policy in the U.S. Society and Natural Resources.

Brown, Martha. 1995. Cotton in transition, California Farmer, mid-February, pp. CP10-11.

Brown, Martha. 1995. Farm level conversion of a conventional cotton production system to organic management: The transition phase. Information Bulletin #1, Organic Farming Research Foundation, Santa Cruz, pp. 4-5.

Brown, Martha. 1995. Green underground, California Farmer, July, pp. 18-22.

Brown, Martha. 1995. CSA West begins operation. Agrarian Advocate, 2 (3):2. Davis, CA.

Klonsky, Karen, Laura Tourte, Chuck Ingels, and Sean Swezey. 1994. Production practices and sample costs to produce organic apples for the fresh market: Central Coast (Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties). University of California Cooperative Extension publication.

Klonsky, Karen, Laura Tourte, and Sean Swezey. 1995. Production practices and sample costs for organic cotton: Northern San Joaquin Valley. University of California Cooperative Extension publication.

Rosado-May, F.J., M.R. Werner, S.R. Gliessman, and R. Webb. 1994. Incidence of strawberry root fungi in conventional and organic production systems. Applied Soil Ecology 1:261-267.

Swezey, Sean L. 1995. Conversion of cotton production to certified organic management in the northern San Joaquin Valley: Transition phase plant growth and yield (1992-1994). 1995 Proceedings, Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council of America.

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