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Difference between - Inter Cropping & Mixed Cropping          

Sr. No

Inter Cropping

Mixed Cropping

1

The main object is to utilize the space left between two rows of main crop

To get at least one crop under favorable conditions

2

More emphasis is given to the main crop

All crops are cared equally

3

There is no competition between both crops

There is competition between all crops growing

4

Inter crops are of short duration & are harvested much earlier than main

The crops are almost of the same duration

5

Sowing time may be same or different

It is same for all crops

6

Crops are sown in different rows without affecting the population of main crop when sown as sole crop

Either sown in rows or mixed without considering the population of either

 

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