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intercrop

Saltos de línea: inter|crop
Pronunciación: /ɪntəˈkrɒp
 
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Definición de intercrop en inglés:

verbo (intercrops, intercropping, intercropped)

[with object] (often as noun intercropping)
Grow (a crop) among plants of a different kind: lettuce is particularly good for intercropping among Brussels sprouts
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Organic farmers use practices such as crop rotations, intercropping, strip cropping, establishing wildlife cover and providing habitat for beneficial organisms such as predatory insects, pollinators, birds, and bats.
  • He controls diseases and pests by intercropping the aloe vera with plants such as dates, amla, melons, millet, castor, mungbean, pigeon pea, vegetables and selected medicinal plants.
  • Small bushy legumes were intercropped between the mango trees and cashews to fix nitrogen levels, add biomass and help keep the soil temperature down.

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A crop grown among plants of a different kind: pineapple can be grown as an intercrop
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Agronomic studies aimed at quantifying competition between two species most commonly consider a weed and crop species and, to a considerably lesser extent, two crops grown in an intercrop.
  • Legume intercrops generally grow for some time past the corn harvest, and can take land away from the tightly scheduled sequential cropping typical of Asian agriculture.
  • Sorghum and pigeon pea, for example, are grown as intercrops in drier parts of India.

Words that rhyme with intercrop

atop, bop, chop, clop, cop, crop, dop, drop, Dunlop, estop, flop, fop, glop, hop, knop, kop, lop, mop, op, plop, pop, prop, screw-top, shop, slop, sop, stop, strop, swap, tiptop, top, underprop, whop, wop

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