State 2 advantages of inter cropping over mixed cropping.

Asked by raghavrattan | 11th May, 2010, 04:43: PM

Expert Answer:

i) In Intercropping, fertilisers can be applied as per the need of the crops, whereas in mixed cropping, there is difficulty of fertiliser application to individual crops.

ii) Application of pesticides is easy in case of intercropping than in mixed cropping.

iii) The different crops can be harvested and threshed separately in case of intercropping but this is not possible in case of intercropping.

Answered by  | 14th May, 2010, 10:28: AM

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