5 DISADVANTAGES OF INTERCROPPING

5 DISADVANTAGES OF INTERCROPPING

Intercropping the type of farming where more than one crop is planted on the same piece of land at the same time

DISADVANTAGES OF INTERCROPPING




  • Competition for moisture, light, nutrients, and water can occur between crops leading to reduced yields.
  • It is difficult to mechanize practices such as weeding, spraying and harvesting intercropped crops
  • There’s wastage of fertilizers especially when one of the crop is not economically profitable.
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