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A field with maize and soybean plants is shown here



(a) What pattern of cropping does the field shows?

(b) Mention any two advantages of this type of cropping pattern.

Answer :

(a) The field shows intercropping of maize and soybean crops.


(b) The advantages of intercropping are as follows:


(i) Intercropping increases the productivity of crops per unit area.


(ii) Intercropping helps maintain soil fertility and makes better use of resources.


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