double cropping

double cropping

[¦dəb·əl ′kräp·iŋ]
(agriculture)
A form of multiple cropping in which two crops are grown on a field at different times of the year.
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In one study, published in the April issue of Agronomy Journal, ARS plant physiologist Russ Gesch and ARS soil scientist Jane Johnson examined the seasonal water use of double cropping and relay cropping, which is a strategy that overlaps the growth of winter camelina and soybean.
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These results indicating that planting date for these winter crops is more flexible out of the winter season to include the summer, so they could be grown in double cropping systems and included in the crop rotation primarily when stress tolerant species alternatives are lack.
The results highlight three issues: (i) the widespread distribution of platy structures in the studied soils; (ii) the positive effect on aggregation of the wheat-short-season soybean double crop; and (iii) the negative effect of machinery traffic, which overrode the positive effect of double cropping on the headland of the fields (high traffic).
Despite these costs, growers may agree that double cropping with a second strawberry crop may be worth pursuing because production costs are spread across 2 growing seasons, which enables them to recoup some of the costs during the second growing season.
com This clever double cropping concept has been worked on for 15 years and it is the first time that the plants have been produced commercially.
Gao HW, Li HW, Yao ZL (2007) Research and development on wheat no-till seeders for double cropping area in central China.
Under dry land conditions, double cropping of wheat with pigeon pea, mungbean and mash bean has been successful.
Double cropping of soybeans and wheat is also more effective, because there is much better control over when the crops will emerge.
28 for marginal and double cropping zones, which clearly indicates that all the three agro-ecological zones have comparative advantage in producing potato for import substitution.
rather short so I don't often have the luxury of double cropping.
In 2007, the cultivated areas of early paddy and double cropping paddy both suffered a decrease, while that of middle-season paddy and single-cropping late price both enjoyed an increase, because of a build up in rural migrant workers and a low agricultural yield.