intercropping

intercrop

[v. in-ter-krop; n. in-ter-krop] Agriculture.
verb (used without object), intercropped, intercropping.
1.
to grow one crop between the rows of another, as in an orchard or field.
verb (used with object), intercropped, intercropping.
2.
to grow a crop between the rows of.
noun
3.
a crop plant growing between plants of a different crop.
Also, interplant.


Origin:
1895–1900; inter- + crop

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intercrop (ˌɪntəˈkrɒp)
 
n
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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