Research Publications

  • Journal Publications

    1. Ferguson, R.S. Lovell, S.T. In press. Livelihoods and production diversity on U.S. permaculture farms. Accepted for publication in: Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Read the paper here...
    2. Lovell, S.T., Dupraz, C., Gold, M., Jose, S., Revord, R., Stanek, E., Wolz, K.J. 2017. Temperate agroforestry research: considering multifunctional woody polycultures and the design of long-term field trials. Accepted for publication in: Agroforestry Systems. Read the paper here...
    3. Mattia, C., Lovell, S.T., Davis, A. 2017. Identifying barriers and motivators for adoption of multifunctional perennial cropping systems by landowners in the Upper Sangamon River Watershed. Accepted for publication in: Agroforestry Systems. Read the paper here...
    4. WIlson, MH, and Lovell, ST. 2016. “Agroforestry - The Next Step in Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture” Sustainability  8 (6): 574. Read the paper here...
    5. Stanek, EC, Wolz, KJ, and Lovell, ST. 2016. “Preliminary modeling of light availability in a diverse agroforestry system using a spatially explicit forest similator” i-ACES  2 (1). Read the paper here...
    6. Ferguson, RS, and Lovell, ST. (2015). “Grassroots Engagement with Transition to Sustainability: Diversity and Modes of Participation in the International Permaculture Movement.” Ecology and Society 20(4):39. Read the paper here...
    7. Ferguson, RS, and Lovell, ST. 2014. “Permaculture for Agroecology: Design, Movement, Practice, and Worldview. A Review.” Agronomy for Sustainable Development 34 (2): 251–74. Read the paper here...
  • Posters

    1. Lovell, S.T., Revord, R.R., Wolz, K., 2015. Agroforestry for food and function – multifunctional woody polyculture for UIUC.  North American Agroforestry Conference. Ames, IA. June 2015.
    2. Mattia, C.M., Lovell, S.T., 2016. Identifying barriers and gateways for agroforestry adoption in the U.S. cornbelt.  European Agroforestry Conference, Montpellier, France.
    3. Stanek, E., Wolz, K.J., Lovell, S.T., 2016. Preliminary modeling of light interception in a multifunctional woody polyculture. Ecological Society of America. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
    4. KJ Wolz, EH DeLucia (2014) Biogeochemical consequences of establishing a diverse agroforestry system in place of annual row crops: a preliminary analysis. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster.
  • Talks

    1. Lovell, S.T., Mattia, C., Stanek, E., Wilson, M., 2016. Exploring the potential for Multifunctional Perennial Cropping Systems on marginal lands.  Ecological Society of America. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Abstract available at: https://eco.confex.com/eco/2016/webprogram/Paper58128.html
    2. Wolz, K.J., Stanek, E., DeLucia, E.H. 2016. Designing optimal multispecies woody cropping systems: From the field to the model. Ecological Society of America. Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Abstract available at: https://eco.confex.com/eco/2016/webprogram/Paper58125.html
    3. Eddy, W.C., Yang, W.H., Lovell, S.T., 2016. Ecosystem services production in temperate woody polyculture: Observational evidence from two farms in the Midwest. Ecological Society of America. Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Abstract available at: https://eco.confex.com/eco/2016/webprogram/Paper58168.html
    4. Wolz KJ, Branham B, Guest J, Paulson N, Revord RS, Wander M, Yang W & Lovell ST (2016)  New Alley cropping trial in the Midwestern US with multi-layer nut and fruit tree rows. 3rd European Agroforestry Conference, Montpelier, France. Contributed Talk.
    5. Wolz, K.J., Lovell, S.T., Revord, R., DeLucia, E.H., 2015. Diverse agroforestry systems as both restoration and agriculture: a meta-analysis and a new long-term research site. Ecological Society of America.  Baltimore, MD. August 2015.
    6. Wolz KJ (2015) Four years into diverse agroforestry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Northern Nut Growers Association Annual Meeting, La Crosse, WI. Contributed Talk.
    7. Revord, R.R., Lovell, S.T., 2015. Multifunctional woody polyculture: A new research direction for the University of Illinois. Northern Nut Growers Association. July 2015.
    8. Revord, R.R., Lovell, S.T., Wander, M. Wolz, K., 2015. A plan to broaden Midwestern agroforestry via Tree Crops and multifunctional woody polyculture at UIUC. North American Agroforestry Conference. Ames, IA. June 2015.
    9. Wolz KJ, Lovell ST, Revord R & DeLucia EH (2015) Diverse agroforestry systems as both restoration and agriculture: a meta-analysis and a new long-term research site. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Contributed Talk.
  • Webinars

    1. Lovell, S.T. 2016. Agroforestry for Food: New Research on Multifunctional Woody Polyculture Systems. AGROFORESTRY IN ACTION Webinar Series, July 20, 2016.  Available to view: http://www.agroforestryinaction.org/recorded-webinars-

MWP Pilot Study Aerial Photo