by aditya abhishek
The practice of cultivating two or more crops in proximity usually in rows & space between them to increase productivity is intercropping.
For more than one crop growing on the same field that have similar water, sunlight, fertilizer needs helps to reduce the overall production cost.
Chance of pest and disease incidence reduces because of biotic environment of crops growing in this cropping system.
Weed growth and competition reduces because of this cropping system. Growth of weeds in the field is a very serious problem for the farmers.
This cropping system enables farmer to grow various type of crops in the field that ensures good amount of profit and low risk of crop failure.
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