Advantages of Intercropping and Crop Rotation | Class IX

 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.

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