State any two advantages of mixed cropping

Q- State any two advantages of mixed cropping.

Answer- Mixed cropping: Mixed cropping is the process of growing of two or more types of crops together in the same field is called as mixed cropping. It is also a means of restoration of fertility of the soil as the products and waste material from one crop helps in growth of the other one.

Some of the main advantages of mixed cropping are as follows:

1. Mixed cropping helps in improving the quality of the soil or increases the fertility of the soil.

2. Mixed cropping synthesizes farming.

3. Mixed cropping allows crop alternation.

4. Mixed cropping regulates the use of plant nutrients from the soil.

5. It also helps in pests control and prevents large damage of crop from weeds. 

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