Crop Diversity for Yield Increase

@inproceedings{Li2009CropDF,
  title={Crop Diversity for Yield Increase},
  author={Chengyun Li and Xiahong He and Shusheng Zhu and Huiping Zhou and Yunyue Wang and Yan Li and Jing Yang and Jinxiang Fan and Jincheng Yang and Guibin Wang and Yunfu Long and Jiayou Xu and Yongsheng Tang and Gaohui Zhao and Jianrong Yang and Lin Liu and Yan Feng Sun and Yong Xie and Haining Wang and Youyong Zhu},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2009}
}
Traditional farming practices suggest that cultivation of a mixture of crop species in the same field through temporal and spatial management may be advantageous in boosting yields and preventing disease, but evidence from large-scale field testing is limited. Increasing crop diversity through intercropping addresses the problem of increasing land utilization and crop productivity. In collaboration with farmers and extension personnel, we tested intercropping of tobacco, maize, sugarcane… CONTINUE READING

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