[v. in-ter-krop; n. in-ter-krop] Agriculture.
verb (used without object), intercropped, intercropping.
to grow one crop between the rows of another, as in an orchard or field.
verb (used with object), intercropped, intercropping.
to grow a crop between the rows of.
a crop plant growing between plants of a different crop.
Also, interplant.

1895–1900; inter- + crop Unabridged
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intercrop (ˌɪntəˈkrɒp)
1.  a crop grown between the rows of another crop
vb , -crops, -cropping, -cropped
2.  to grow (one crop) between the rows of (another)

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When used as an intercrop, the predator remained in the knotweed because of floral resources and alternate prey.
Seasonal light transmission to cowpea in sorghum-cowpea intercrop.
We are trying to intercrop wheat with dry beans to reduce the use of fertilizer and protect the dry beans from frost damage.
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