Definition of Intercrop

1. v. t. & i. To cultivate by planting simultaneous crops in alternate rows; as, to intercrop an orchard. Also, to use for catch crops at seasons when the ground is not covered by crops of the regular rotation.



2. n. A crop grown among or between the rows of another crop; a catch crop.

Definition of Intercrop

1. Verb. To grow more than one crop, in alternate rows, in the same field ¹

2. Noun. The second (or subsequent) crop so planted ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intercrop

1. [v -CROPPED, -CROPPING, -CROPS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intercrop

intercostal veins
intercostally
intercostals
intercostobrachial nerves
intercostohumeral
intercostohumeral nerves
intercostohumeralis
intercountry
intercounty
intercouple
intercrater
intercricothyrotomy
intercristal
intercrop (current term)
intercropped
intercropping
intercrops
intercross
intercrossed
intercrosses
intercrossing
intercrural
intercrural fibres
intercrural ganglion
intercrystalline
intercultural
interculturalism

Literary usage of Intercrop

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1. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"intercrop oí Winter Wheat. No crop U placed closer than four feet from the tree». has been impaired because proper rotation of crops was not practiced and ..."

2. Sustaining Rapid Growth in India's Fertilizer Consumption: A Perspective by P. B. R. Hazell, Gunvant M. Desai (1982)
"Recalling that the total changes in intercrop and interstate yield covariances ... This term accounts for 36.4 percent of the total intercrop and interstate ..."

3. Rubber by Philip Schidrowitz (1911)
"All weeds, and naturally also any intercrop, obviously require a certain amount of plant food, and in proportion as the food-stuffs required by the weeds or ..."

4. Instability in Indian Agriculture in the Context of the New Technology by Shakuntla Mehra (1981)
"X, alone is found to explain 34 percent of intercrop differences in standard deviation of yield, X, and X2 together explain 41 percent of these differences. ..."

5. Indigenous Knowledge and Its Uses in SA by Hans Normann, Ina Snyman (1996)
"The component crop species in an intercrop usually compete with each other for various resources such as nutrients, water, and light. ..."

6. Cover Crops in West Africa: Contributing to Sustainable Agriculture by Daniel Buckles (1998)
"The SG 2000 survey found that the system of integration preferred by farmers tended to be a sole crop in the north and an intercrop with maize in southern ..."

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