companion crop


Definition of companion crop

: a secondary crop planted to increase or hasten returns on a plot of land (as lettuce between tomatoes)

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First Known Use of companion crop

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of companion crop was in 1819

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“Companion crop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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