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WHAT IS INTERCROPPING?
Intercropping is a multiple cropping practice involving growing two or more crops in proximity. The most common goal of intercropping is to produce a greater yield on a given piece of land by making use of resources or ecological processes that would otherwise not be utilized by a single crop.
Diversity and stability of fields
A complimentary sharing of plant resources
Reduction in chemical/fertilizer application
Reduction of weed pressure
Reduction of susceptibility to insects and disease