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catch crop

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(Agriculture) a quick-growing crop planted between two regular crops grown in consecutive seasons, or between two rows of regular crops in the same season
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Noun1.catch crop - a crop that grows quickly (e.g. lettuce) and can be planted between two regular crops grown in successive seasons or between two rows of crops in the same season
crop - a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
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Georg Guggenberger, professor at the Institute of Soil Science in Hannover, believes catch crops -- fast-growing crops grown in the space or time between main crops -- are one of the best ways to increase the amount of carbon in soils, at least in Europe.
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Grants are also available for catch crops, rainwater harvesting, field drainage and livestock removal from high risk fields.
This will lead to control of weed to satisfactory level using catch crops which make efficient use of nutrient input.
Input materials: 90 percent of manure solids extracted from about 700,000 cubic meters of untreated manure and 10 percent of catch crops.
GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT - Catch crops THE vegetable patch doesn't have to be bare while you wait for the warmer weather for planting crops like French beans, tomatoes and courgettes - catch crops will fill in the gaps.
Insects can also be controlled by using catch crops such as Brassica (sarson) has yellow flowers.
Interplant using catch crops (a quick-growing crop) to use space to the maximum.
It evaluates the administrative burden or red tape for farmers associated with support for activities such as training, diversification, modernisation, organic farming, crop rotation, reduction of fertilisers and catch crops.