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Stephen R. Gliessman

Selected Publications

Gliessman, S. R. 1987. Species interactions and community ecology in low external-impact agriculture. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture. 2:160-165.

Gliessman, S. R. 1989. Allelopathy and agricultural sustainability. In Phytochemical Ecology, eds. C. H. Chou and G. Waller, 6990. Taipei, Taiwan: Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica.

Gliessman, S.R. (ed.) 1990. Agroecology: Researching the Ecological Basis for Sustainable Agriculture. Ecological Studies Series no. 78. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Gliessman, S.R. 1990. The ecology and management of traditional farming systems. In: Altieri, M.A. and S.B. Hecht (eds). Small Farm Development. CRC Press, Baton Rouge. pp. 13-18.

Gliessman, S.R. 1990. The flow of farming: Sustainable Agriculture and Agroecosystem Management. In: W.K. Kellogg Foundation (ed.) Creating a Sustainable Environment: Reversing a Legacy of Neglect. W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI. pp. 55-9.

Buchanan, M. and S.R. Gliessman. 1990. How compost fertilization affects soil nitrogen in crop yield. Biocycle Journal 32:72-77.

Buchanan, M. 1990. The influence of conventional and compost fertilization on phosphorus use efficiency by broccoli in a phosphorus deficient soil. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture. 5:38-46.

Gliessman, S.R. 1990. Understanding the basis for sustainability of agriculture in the tropics: experiences in Latin America. In: Edwards, C.A., et. al. (eds.), Sustainable Agricultural Systems. Soil & Water Cons. Soc., Ankeny, Iowa. pp. 378-390.

Gliessman, S.R. 1990. Applied Ecology and Agroecology: Their Role in the Design of Agriculture Projects for the Humid Tropics. In: Goodland, R. E. (ed.), Race to Save the Tropics, Island Press.

Gliessman, S.R. and R. Grantham. 1990. Agroecology: reshaping agricultural development. In: Head, S. and R. Heinzman (eds.) Lessons of the Rainforest. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, pp. 196-207.

Gliessman, S.R., S.L. Swezey, J. Allison, J. Cochran, J. Farrell, R. Kluson, F. Rosado-May, and M. Werner. 1990. Strawberry production systems during conversion to organic management. California Agriculture 44:4-7.

Kluson, R., M. Werner, and S.R. Gliessman. 1990. Colonization of strawberry roots by VA mycorrhizal fungi in agroecosystems under conventional and transitional organic management. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture. 7:139-151.

Gliessman, S.R. 1991. Ecological basis of traditional management of wetlands in tropical Mexico: Learning from agroecosystem models. In: Oldfield, M. and J. Alcorn (eds.), Biodiversity, Traditional Management, and Development of Biological Resources. Westview Press, Boulder, CO. pp. 211-229.

Allen, P., D. Van Dusen, J. Lundy. & S.R. Gliessman. 1991. Integrating social, environmental, and economic issues in sustainable agriculture. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture 6:34-39.

Crews, T.E., and S.R. Gliessman. 1991. Raised-field agriculture in Tlaxcala, Mexico: An agroecosystem perspective on maintenance of soil fertility. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture 6:9-16.

Gliessman, S.R. 1992. Agroecology in the tropics: achieving a balance between land use and preservation. Environmental Management. 16:681-689.

Rosemeyer, M. E., and S.R. Gliessman. 1992. Modifying traditional and high-input agroecosystems for optimization of microbial symbiosis: A case study of dry beans in Costa Rica. Agriculture, Ecosystems, & Environment 40: 322-331.

Sharaiha, R., and S.R. Gliessman. 1992. The effects of crop combination and row arrangement in the intercropping of lettuce, favabean and pea on weed biomass and diversity and on crop yields. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 9:1-13.

Gliessman, S.R. 1993. Agroecología en América Latina: experiencias con la investigación de las bases ecológicas de la sostenibilidad en los agroecosistemas de México. In: Ferrera-Cerrato, R. y R. Quintero Lizaola (eds.) Agroecología, Sostenibilidad y Educación, Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, México. pp. 1-7.

Gliessman, S.R. 1993. El Programa de Agroecología de la Universidad de California, Santa Cruz. In: Ferrera-Cerrato, R. y R.Quintero Lizaola (eds.) Agroecología, Sostenibilidad y Educación, Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, México. pp. 184-187.

Gliessman, S.R. 1993. Managing diversity in traditional agroecosystems of Mexico. In: Potter, C.S., J.I. Cohen, and D. Janczewski (eds.) Perspectives on Biodiversity: Case Studies on Genetic Resource Conservation and Development. AAAS Press, Washington, D.C., pp. 65-74.

Gliessman, S.R., M.R. Werner, S.L. Swezey, E. Caswell, J. Cochran, and F. Rosado-May. 1994. Conversion to an Organic Strawberry Production System in Coastal Central California: a Comparative Study. Agroecology Program, UCSC, Santa Cruz.

Rosado-May, F.J., M.W. 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, S.L., J. Rider, M.W. Werner, M. Buchanan, J. Allison, and S.R. Gliessman. 1994. Granny Smith conversions to organic show early success. California Agriculture 48:36-44.

Dash, B.A., and S.R. Gliessman. 1994. Nonnative species eradication and native species enhancement: fennel in Santa Cruz Island. In: Halvorson, W.L., and G.J. Maender (eds). The Fourth California Islands Symposium: Update on the Status of Resources. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA. pp. 505-512.

Gliessman, S.R. 1995. Sustainable agriculture: an agroecological perspective. In: Andrews, J.H., and I.C. Tommerup (eds.), Advances in Plant Pathology Volume 11: 45-56. Chapter 3.

Gliessman, S.R., M.R. Werner, S.L. Swezey, E. Caswell, J. Cochran, and F. Rosado-May. 1996. Conversion to organic strawberry management changes ecological processes. California Agriculture 50: 24-31.

Gliessman, S.R. 1996. An ecosystem approach to soil management. Agriculture, Ecosystems, & Environment 57:213-215. A review of Woomer, P.L. and M.J. Swift (Eds.), 1994. The Biological Management of Tropical Soil Fertility. Wiley, Chichester. 252 pp.

Gliessman, S.R. M.R. Werner, J. Allison, and J. Cochran. 1996. A comparison of strawberry plant development and yield under organic and conventional management on the Central California Coast. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 12: 327-338.

Gliessman, S.R. 1996. Agroecologia y desarrollo sostenible en el medio rural del tropico Mexicano: estudios de caso. En: Perez-Moreno, J. y R. Ferrera-Cerrato (eds.). Nuevos Horizontes en Agricultura: Agroecologia y Desarrollo Sostenible. Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agricolas: Montecillo, Mexico. pp. 72-82.

Gliessman, S.R. 1996. Panorama of teaching in agroecology and sustainable food systems at the University of California, Santa Cruz. In: Perez-Moreno, J. y R. Ferrera-Cerrato (eds.). New Horizons in Agriculture: Agroecology and Sustainable Development. Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agricolas: Montecillo, Mexico. pp. 263-267.
Book Review:

Gliessman, S.R. 1996. An ecosystem approach to soil management. Agriculture, Ecosystems, & Environment 57:213-215. A review of Woomer, P.L. and M.J. Swift (Eds.), 1994. The Biological Management of Tropical Soil Fertility. Wiley, Chichester. 252 pp.

Gliessman, S.R.1998. Agroecology: Ecological Processes in Sustainable Agriculture. Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea, MI.

Gliessman, S.R. 1998. Agroecology: Researching the Ecological Processes in Sustainable Agriculture. In: Chou, C.H. and K.T. Shan (eds). Frontiers in Biology: The Challenge of Biodiversity, Biotechnology, and Sustainable Agriculture. Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

Waldon, H., S. Gliessman, and M. Buchanan. 1998. Agroecosystem responses to organic and conventional management practices. Agricultural Systems 57:65-75.

Gliessman, S. R. (ed.). 2000. Agroecosystem sustainability: developing practical strategies. CRC Press: Boca Raton FL, USA.

Gliessman, S. R. 2000. Field and laboratory investigations in agroecology. Lewis Publishers: Boca Raton, FL, USA.

Gliessman, S. R. 2002. Agroecología: procesos ecológicos en la agricultura sostenible. CATIE: Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Méndez, V. E. & S. R. Gliessman. 2002. Un enfoque interdisciplinario para la investigación en agroecología y desarrollo rural en el trópico Latinoamericano (An interdisciplinary approach for research in agroecology and rural development in the Latinamerican tropics). Manejo Integrado de Plagas y Agroecologia (Costa Rica) 64:5-16.

Francis, C., G. Lieblein, 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 & R. Poincelot. 2003. Agroecology: the ecology of food systems. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 22 (3):99-118.

Gliessman, S.R. 2004. Agroecology and agroecosystems. In Rickerl, D. & C. Francis (eds) Agroecosystems Analysis.  Agronomy Monograph No. 43.

Gliessman, S.R. 2004. Integrating agroecological processes into cropping systems research.  pp 61-80. In D. Clements & A. Shrestha (eds.) New dimensions in agroecology. Food Products Press, New York, NY.
    Co-published as Gliessman, S.R. 2004. Integrating agroecological processes into cropping systems research. Journal of Crop Improvement 11(1/2): 61-80.

Gliessman, S. R., C. Bacon, R. Cohen, C. Guadarrama-Zugasti, L. Trujillo & V. E. Méndez. 2004. Qu'est-ce que l'agroecologie? l' Ecologiste (French edition of the Ecologist) 5 (3):27-29.

Kookcheki, A. & S.R. Gliessman. 2005. Pastoral nomadism, a sustainable system for grazing land management in arid areas.  Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 25(4): 113-131.

Méndez, V.E., S.R. Gliessman & G.S. Gilbert. 2006. Tree biodiversity in farmer cooperatives of a shade coffee landscape in western El Salvador.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment (accepted).