verb (past participle undersown)[with object]
- Sow (a later-growing crop) on land already seeded with another crop: many spring-sown pastures are established with a cover crop by undersowing the grass on land which is carrying a winter-sown cereal our field experiments used various types of undersowing (as adjective undersown) undersown cereals can be difficult to deal with when the corn is slow to ripenMore example sentences
- Much of the benefit of undersowing clover is the attractant effect of the flowers on beneficial insects.
- Many farmers also undersowed with annual rye-grasses as a means of boosting winter and early spring feed.
- For example, in undersowing, shorter grasses and cover plants are grown under taller cereal grains.