ADVANTAGES OF PLANTING SEED OR PLANTS AT RECOMMENDED SPACING

ADVANTAGES OF PLANTING SEED OR PLANTS AT RECOMMENDED SPACING

Recommended Spacing This refers to the distance between plants within and between rows




advantages of planting at a recommended spacing

  • Weeds are smothered ie not allowed to grow large enough to cause damage
  • Provides optimum plant population per unit area
  • Each crop gets adequate nutrients, moisture, e.t.c
  • It reduces competition among plants for Nutrients
  • Farm operations are made easy e.g weeding, spraying can easily be carried out.
  • It reduces incidences of disease attack e.g in ground nuts, close spacing reduces Rosette
    diseases
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