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chinampa [De] A form of intensive agriculture widely used in the Basin of Mexico during the early 1st millennium ad , often referred to as 'floating.

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The Chinompa: An Agricultural System That Utilizes Aquatic
The chinampa, developed over 2500 years ago, utilizes a technique known to the early inhabitants of the Mexico.
Energy Balance in a Suburban Chinampa Agroecosystem in the
Four Chinampa subsystems and three dairy subsystems were analysed. Data on Vegetable production in the Chinampas is a low-energy system.
Denitrification in a Chinampa soil of Mexico City as affected by
c Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Biología Celular, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City. Abstract.
Urban sustainable agriculture: The paradox of the chinampa system
in a sociological and agroecological study of the chinampa agriculture in Mexico City.

Suggested News Resources

Con oreja, pero esposado
La primera novillada en el coso guadalajarense resultó una tarde accidentada, tanto por el juego de los astados de Chinampas, como el incidente provocado por un espontáneo que se lanzó al ruedo en el quinto toro de la tarde.
Le dan "color, sonido y sabor" al Monumento a la Revolución
herbolaria, aromas, tés e infusiones, lenguas y culturas; así como artesanías, invernadero, chinampas, hortalizas y cultura alimentaria.
Ecología y cultura indígena, de la mano
Iztacalco y su centenario Jubileo A la Sombra del Bicentenario
Clausuran foro de debates "Ágora, Diálogo de los Pueblos" en DF
Entre los espacios más visitados, destacan las representaciones de las chinampas de Xochimilco, del Día de Muertos en Tecómitl, el temazcal, artesanos de textiles, así como los talleres de amaranto, agricultura sustentable, entre otros.

Suggested Web Resources

Chinampa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chinampas of Mexico
The chinampas of Xochimilco, Mexico are important agricultural features that are well known around the world, but often poorly understood.
Investigating Chinampa Farming
Excellent preservation at CH-AZ-195 provides information on plant use and farming activities for the two hundred years of occupation.
Chinampas of Tenochtitlan « Sprouts in the Sidewalk
Nov 27, 2010 Chinampa at Xochimilo.
Aztec Farming
Aztec farming was extremely productive. It incorporated a brilliant system of chinampas, which fed a large number of people with very little land...

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