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- Ayala, Michael, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine 2019 v.15 no.1 pp. 35
- agroecology; altitude; climate; cooperative research; crop management; crops; farmers; farming systems; food security; interviews; markets; motivation; pest resistance; principal component analysis; seed collecting; seed storage; seeds; soil fertility; taste; weed control; Andes region; Ecuador
- ... BACKGROUND: As concerns about agrodiversity loss and its impact on food security increase, interest in seed-saving practices and motivations has risen, especially in regions characterized by ancestral farming. Agroecology practitioners in the northern Andes of Ecuador (n = 65) participated in this study to describe (1) the dynamics of intergenerational agrodiversity, (2) perceptions of relevance o ...