Posts by AuthorJeffrey Turkowski

February Agriculture in Compostela, Mexico Located in a sub-tropical area, Compostela, Mexico would have the sustainability for agriculture to produce crops at all times of the year. In order to do so, Chinampas or irrigation ditches were constructed before the Spaniards arrival to supply water to those crops during the drier seasons. First, Lagunas, used...
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Before the Spaniards inhabited the area cotton or “taman” was used by the Mayans the Aztecs and other indigenous populations. Francis F. Berdan describes many uses for the cotton plant, “Scalp diseases were treated with hot crushed flowers; ulcers and other skin diseases were treated with crushed leaves; and ‘a certain veneral disease’ was treated...
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