Definition of strip cropping in English:

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strip cropping


[mass noun] US
Cultivation in which different crops are sown in alternate strips to prevent soil erosion.
Example sentences
  • Organic farmers use practices such as crop rotations, intercropping, strip cropping, establishing wildlife cover and providing habitat for beneficial organisms.
  • Adding tile drains, diversion ditches, and strip cropping can slow erosion, increasing both yields and the effectiveness of field operations.
  • Reduced-tillage cropping systems and surface grading, in addition to contour planting and strip cropping, can also reduce pesticide runoff.

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