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intercropping

[¦in·tər′kräp·iŋ]
(agriculture)
A form of multiple cropping in which two or more crops simultaneously occupy the same field.
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hermonthica that emerged in the intercrop can be attributed to the suicidal germination caused by the germination stimulant produced by the groundnut roots.
Different planting patterns of sugarcane did not exert any significant influence on the yield and yield attributes of groundnut as an intercrop indicating non-detrimental impact of sugarcane on growth and development of groundnut (Table-3).
The result of different cropping systems and fertilizer sources did not affect the plant height of sweet corn whether intercrop or mono-crop systems.
Because of the maize is a widely used crop, inter-row space could advantageous be used for legumes in the intercrop systems.
Winter cereal, seeding rate and intercrop seeding rate effect on red clover yield and quality.
1], which improves soil fertility, benefits intercrops and subsequent crops, hence increasing their yields and saving fertilizer costs [6].
All P and K fertilizers were given at planting date, and N fertilizer was applied in three splits: one-third at planting, one-third at 30 days after planting, and the rest after harvesting the peanuts intercrop.
Grain yieild response and chileprtillus infestation in diverse sorghum cowpea intercrop management.
But, intercrop specific analysis revealed that citrus orchards with legumes as intercrop (soybean and chickpea), produced significantly (p Less than 0.
Several factors, such as competition among crops, type of sowed cultivar and spatial arrangement of planting, can have a significant impact in yield and growth rate of component crops in the intercrop (Dima et al.
The Land Equivalent Ratio (LER) index was utilized to evaluate intercrop efficiencies with respect to sole crops (Ciftci and Ulker, 2005).
The objective of the study was therefore to determine the rate and pattern of C and N mineralisation from soil amended with cotton and cowpea residue mixtures produced under different cotton--cowpea intercrops and to determine the C and N mineralisation potential of soil previously under different cotton--cowpea intercrop ratios.