Q- Write significance 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 principles of mixed cropping are as follows:
1. Economy of space.
2. Insurance against failure.
3. Mixed cropping and rotation of crops.
4. Utilisation of manure and water.