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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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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.
However, this information is of little value in predicting the optimum densities of the components in intercrops [3], since yield of each component will depend on both inter-specific and intra-specific competition.
Learning about climate change has motivated Malawian farmers to organize tree planting, grow more drought-tolerant crops and legume intercrops, which improve soil quality under dry conditions.
Land equivalent ratios, light interception, and water use in annual intercrops in the presence or absence of in-crop herbicides.
The difference in decomposition rates between cowpea and cotton crop residues presents an opportunity to achieve synchrony between nutrient release from previous crop residue and nutrient uptake by the following crop in cotton--cowpea intercrops.
In the past, the cultivation of intercrops such as soybean, greengram and castor helped keep pest populations under control by providing shelter to the natural predators.
Within each of the five established blocks, seven 3m x 3m plots were set up and in each plot beans were planted as intercrops with maize (local practice) and allocated one soil treatment/soil amendment except in one plot per block which acted as control.
22] also reported that the performance of rice-berseem clover intercrops was notably influenced by planting date of berseem clover.
2004) have reported that DM yields were lowest for intercrops with cereal densities of 30 plants [m.