Intercrop

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Intercrop (Agric) A crop grown among or between the rows of another crop; a catch crop.
    • v. t. & i Intercrop (Agric) To cultivate by planting simultaneous crops in alternate rows; as, to intercrop an orchard. Also, to use for catch crops at seasons when the ground is not covered by crops of the regular rotation.
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Usage

In literature:

Cultivation and intercropping of windbreaks are also recommended in a few cases.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Grapes and berries have been grown between the trees as intercrops.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
Especially is this true of an orchard which is being intercropped.
"Apple Growing" by M. C. Burritt
And the intercropping is to more than pay for that.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
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