multiple cropping


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multiple cropping

[′məl·tə·pəl ′kräp·iŋ]
(agriculture)
A system of growing several food crops on the same field in one year.
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The KABSAKA multiple cropping approach proved to be very successful.
Crop production in general is attributed to the factors: the size of the area to be cultivated should be extensive; the potential yield of the crop must be increased through breeding, and the last is multiple cropping [7,15].
Cultivable area under double or multiple cropping is inadequate in Pakistan.
Pakistan needs to adopt modern farming techniques like drip irrigation system and focus should be multiple cropping pattern and short term high value crops to produce safe livelihood for small farmers and agriculture workers.
She said access to high-quality planting materials and the support for technological demonstrations on best practices in key production areas such as multiple cropping, proper nutrient managing, pruning, harvesting, and post-harvesting are essential to achieve the desired results.
This has been achieved through constant assistance with agricultural improvements such as farmers' education for multiple cropping and yield enhancement as well as direct financial support for building roads and infrastructure and setting up schools and hospitals in the rural areas, all coming from the private enterprises.
Resources are not utilized in right manner as cultivable area under double or multiple cropping is inadequate in Pakistan.
Overall, it is estimated that some 80 percent of future increases in crop production in developing countries will have to come from intensification: higher yields, increased multiple cropping and shorter fallow periods.
In a multiple cropping system and unprotected conditions throughout Punjab, rightly regarded as hub of agriculture, extensive depredations have been reported (Khan and Ahmad, 1983; Beg et al.
Besides its paramount contribution to the multiple cropping and diversification, agriculture mechanization also enables efficient utilization of inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and irrigation water.
This, despite the fact, that Qatar's climate is favourable for cultivation of several crops and it has multiple cropping seasons.

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