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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The alternative rotations are rotations used by some farmers currently or in the past that can be implemented regionally in the future Wheat/soybean = double cropping in a year Subregion Rotation Crops Soybean (%) Humid Present Wheat/soybean-corn-soybean 82 Pampa x 8 Alternative 1 Wheat/soybean-corn-soybean 60 x 2 Alternative 2 Wheat/soybean-corn 33 Semiarid Present Sunflower-wheat-corn-soybean 40 Pampa x 2 Alternative 1 Sunflower-wheat-corn-soybean 25 Alternative 2 Sunflower-wheat-corn x 20 2-soybean Table 2.
The double cropping system may significantly increase nitrogen use efficiency (Hartmann et al., 2015).
Mr Shah said about 80 per cent of the area under cultivation still faced shortage of irrigation where only one crop was grown although climatically these areas situated in double cropping zone and the yield per acre was badly affected by the scarcity of water.
It will also allow double cropping through legumes or grazing cover crops.
He further said that Brazil had also improved its per hectare yield (crops) with the assistance of modern technology and double cropping system.
He further said that Brazil had also improved its per hector yield with the assistance of modern technology and double cropping system.
However, relatively few studies have investigated how different fertilizer managements affect the soil enzyme activities and soil microbes in double cropping rice system paddy field in southern China.
Covering some 956 acres of paddy fields, the 7.2 kilometre 'Khuchidiana Irrigation Channel' will increase production of seasonal crops and will also encourage farmers to practice double cropping, such as wheat, rice, mustard, vegetables, etc.
Modeling water balance components and irrigation efficiencies in relation to water requirements for double cropping systems.
In a meeting with business leaders at Regional Office of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), he said, "Brazil has improved per hector yield through modern technology and double cropping, and is also one of the largest exporters of poultry meat.
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.
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.