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Record number 530818
Title Mixed cropping works better
Author(s) Apeldoorn, Dirk van; Sukkel, Wijnand; Stomph, Tjeerd-Jan; Werf, Wopke van der; Gou, Fang
Source Mixed cropping works better, Wageningen World, no. 2, p. 34-39, 2017-04-01, Marion de Boo,
Department(s) PE&RC
Centre for Crop Systems Analysis
Farming Systems Ecology
PPO AGV Team Bedrijfssystemenonderzoek/Bodemkwaliteit
Crop and Weed Ecology
Crop Physiology
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2017
About Large fields of one crop: the ideal in arable farming. But growing a variety of crops in strips or rows leads to fewer diseases and pests, as well as a more attractive landscape. ‘When I first heard that farmers were getting higher yields with mixed cropping, I didn’t believe a word of it.’
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