strip cropping


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strip cropping,

practice of growing field crops in narrow strips either at right angles to the direction of the prevailing wind, or following the natural contours of the terrain to prevent wind and water erosion of the soil.
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Pearlmillet (Pennisetum glaucum)-legume compatibility in inter- and strip cropping system under rainfed conditions.
Strip cropping wheat and alfalfa to improve the biological control of wheat aphid Macrosiphum avenae by the mite Allothrombium ovatum.
Practices such as strip cropping, crop rotation, minimum till and cover crops ensure a variety of inputs that boost soil productivity.
Describe the differences between mixed intercropping and strip cropping.
Three types of strip cropping are shown in Figure 7-6.
It is concluded that strip cropping of Brassica napus in wheat fields increases predator's population which suppress the aphids population, and enhances the yield.
Field strip cropping generally does not conserve as much water as contour strip cropping, but it is somewhat more effective in reducing surface wind velocities.
If for some reason, either of the BMPs cannot be implemented, contour strip cropping would be the alternative, albeit a less effective one.
Estimates of erosion provided by this analysis must be modified by multiplying by the values obtained from established tables, specifically, Tables 13, 14, or 15 in Wischmeier and Smith (1978), as per local support practices adoptedcontour farming, strip cropping or terracing.
For Lawyers Creek Watershed, even under the best scenario condition (contouring and strip cropping practices), the estimated mean erosion of 12.
Strip cropping occurs when alternate parcels of different crops are grown in the same field.
Conventional strip cropping rotations were next with alternatives that included terraces ranked generally at the bottom.