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in·ter·crop

 (ĭn′tər-krŏp′)
v. in·ter·cropped, in·ter·crop·ping, in·ter·crops
v.intr.
To grow more than one crop in the same field, especially in alternating rows or sections.
v.tr.
To plant (a crop) in the same field with another.

in′ter·crop′ n.

intercrop

(ˌɪntəˈkrɒp)
n
(Agriculture) a crop grown between the rows of another crop
vb, -crops, -cropping or -cropped
(Agriculture) to grow (one crop) between the rows of (another)

in•ter•crop

(v. ˌɪn tərˈkrɒp; n. ˈɪn tərˌkrɒp)

v. -cropped, -crop•ping,
n. v.i.
1. to grow one crop between the rows of another, as in an orchard or field.
v.t.
2. to grow a crop between the rows of.
n.
3. a crop plant growing between plants of a different crop.
[1895–1900]

intercrop


Past participle: intercropped
Gerund: intercropping

Imperative
intercrop
intercrop
Present
I intercrop
you intercrop
he/she/it intercrops
we intercrop
you intercrop
they intercrop
Preterite
I intercropped
you intercropped
he/she/it intercropped
we intercropped
you intercropped
they intercropped
Present Continuous
I am intercropping
you are intercropping
he/she/it is intercropping
we are intercropping
you are intercropping
they are intercropping
Present Perfect
I have intercropped
you have intercropped
he/she/it has intercropped
we have intercropped
you have intercropped
they have intercropped
Past Continuous
I was intercropping
you were intercropping
he/she/it was intercropping
we were intercropping
you were intercropping
they were intercropping
Past Perfect
I had intercropped
you had intercropped
he/she/it had intercropped
we had intercropped
you had intercropped
they had intercropped
Future
I will intercrop
you will intercrop
he/she/it will intercrop
we will intercrop
you will intercrop
they will intercrop
Future Perfect
I will have intercropped
you will have intercropped
he/she/it will have intercropped
we will have intercropped
you will have intercropped
they will have intercropped
Future Continuous
I will be intercropping
you will be intercropping
he/she/it will be intercropping
we will be intercropping
you will be intercropping
they will be intercropping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intercropping
you have been intercropping
he/she/it has been intercropping
we have been intercropping
you have been intercropping
they have been intercropping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intercropping
you will have been intercropping
he/she/it will have been intercropping
we will have been intercropping
you will have been intercropping
they will have been intercropping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intercropping
you had been intercropping
he/she/it had been intercropping
we had been intercropping
you had been intercropping
they had been intercropping
Conditional
I would intercrop
you would intercrop
he/she/it would intercrop
we would intercrop
you would intercrop
they would intercrop
Past Conditional
I would have intercropped
you would have intercropped
he/she/it would have intercropped
we would have intercropped
you would have intercropped
they would have intercropped
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Pinol said under the 'Bantay Kagubatan' program that he submitted to Lopez, 'Lumad' (indigenous peoples) would be asked to engage in tree farming 'with intercrops of cacao, coffee, abaca or black pepper.
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The larger interspaces between the wide spaced sugarcane rows can be utilized by the intercrops for better exploitation of the natural resources like light, soil moisture, nutrients and carbon dioxide.
Several scientists have been working with cereal- legume intercropping systems and proved its success compared to the monocrops [16] Some studies have indicated that intercropping was more productive than sole cropping because of the complimentary effect of intercrops such studies included amaranth with cowpea, cucumber with cowpea [11], maize with cowpea [16] and cassava with cowpea [17]
These studies indicate that intercrops do not compete for environmental resources over time across a given area because of the differential competitive abilities of the plant species used.
This is consistent with results of a a study conducted by Taguiang (1989) who reported that corn/mungbean, corn/rice, corn/sugarcane intercrops increased LAR values.
For this purpose, four intercrops (chili, tomato, okra and cotton) and five plant spacings (10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 cm) were used in onion field crop.
1], which improves soil fertility, benefits intercrops and subsequent crops, hence increasing their yields and saving fertilizer costs [6].
2010) reported that the contents of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium of soil following intercrops were improved as compared to sole maize crop.
There is a need to start thinking of working collectively in a group where farmers can share the intercrops that can be planted and also the revenue that can be generated.
It is reported that 50 to 80 per cent of rain fed crops are planted as intercrops with sugarcane in many developing countries.