Advantages of intercropping are :
- It helps to maintain soil fertility.
- It increases productivity per unit area.
- It saves labour and time.
- Both crops can be easily harvested and processed separately.
Advantages of crop rotation are :
- It improves the soil fertility.
- It avoids depletion of a particular nutrient from the soil.
- It minimizes pest infestation and diseases.
- It helps in weed control.
- It prevents change in the chemical nature of the soil.