strip cropping

noun
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of strip cropping

: the growing of a cultivated crop (such as corn) in strips alternating with strips of a sod-forming crop (such as hay) arranged to follow an approximate contour of the land and minimize erosion

strip-crop

play \ˈstrip-ˌkräp\ verb

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First Known Use of strip cropping

1936


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