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What is Intercropping and how to do it

Planting is one of the most important parts of the world of agriculture. Because of planting, we have something to harvest and eat. Planting also helps many when it comes to business, including rice, corn, sugarcane, and so on. Because of planting, we have our countrymen who are given decent jobs like our hardworking farmers. But what else should we know about planting? just like techniques like intercropping, What is it and how does it help?

What is intercropping

Intercropping is a method or technique of planting which is also called multiple cropping. One of the main purposes of intercropping is to be able to save more yield on a plot of land by planting one or more types of crops or multiple cropping. The method of intercropping or its technique also requires sufficient knowledge and study before it is carried out. Careful planning is needed, it is also necessary to consider the climax whether it is summer or rainy season, what kind of soil, and of course the most important is what kind of crop variety will be used. It is also necessary to choose the types of crops that will be planted at the same time and the important thing is that they should not compete for the vitamins they get from the soil. And when done properly, the yield will surely increase.

What are the benefits of intercropping

How does intercropping help in planting and what are its benefits? According to the study, intercropping helps through pest control or pest management. Isn’t it one of our goals when we plant something to avoid pests? The importance of intercropping is that it can prevent or protect crops from pests.

Example: Planting pumpkin and next to it is garlic. Because pests or insects do not like garlic so it can be a repellant to your crops.

So when your crops are pest-free, you are sure to reap a lot. That’s just one of the most important benefits of intercropping.

It is important for our farmers to know the importance of intercropping. Who among us does not want a greater harvest. More harvest, more income in business as well as for our farmers. In addition, we will not be short of supply of vegetables when we have a large harvest.

How to do intercropping

The following video will explain and will serve as a guide on how to do intercropping.

It is important for our farmers to know the importance of intercropping. Who among us does not want a greater harvest. More harvest, more income in business as well as for our farmers. In addition, we will not be short of supply of vegetables when we have a large harvest.

So if you want a prosperous life and help our environment, start learning intercropping, because this is really the planting that we Filipinos need!

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