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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Table II.- Pair-wise comparison tests for aphid, coccinelid and syrphid fly population for different treatments with strip cropping and non-stripping culture (LSD = 0.05).
The two cropping methods of maize were analysed: sole cropping and strip cropping with common bean and spring barley (Figure 1).
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.
Strip cropping, for example, alternates strips of closely growing crops between row crops such as soybeans and corn.
It is most beneficial in climates with lower precipitation, or when used in conjunction with other practices such as strip cropping, terracing, or ridge tillage.
Strip cropping A polyculture strategy in which different crops are grown in monocultures in adjacent strips.
Strip cropping consists of growing alternate strips of clean-cultivated and close-growing crops in the same field (Figure 20-5).
Blanks, such as with contour strip cropping and riparian buffers in Figure 3c, imply that sufficient data are currently not available to allow effectiveness estimates to be made based on both soil and slope.
Present study was designed to investigate the effects of Brassica strip cropping (intercropping) in wheat crop on the population of aphids and its predators in the wheat field.