Q. 54.5( 2 Votes )

Distinguish between mixed cropping and intercropping.

Answer :

Mixed Cropping

(i) It aims to minimize the risk of crop failure.


(ii) Seeds of two crops are mixed before sowing.


(iii) It involves no set pattern of rows of crops.


Intercropping


(i) It aims to increase the productivity per unit area.


(ii) Seeds of two crops are not mixed and spread in definite rows.


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