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strip cropping
Subject Category
A Farms and Farming Systems
F Plant Science and Plant Products
Definition
The growing of crops in a systematic arrangement of strips or bands which serve as vegetative barriers to wind and water erosion. The strips or bands may run perpendicular to the slope of the land or to the direction of prevailing winds.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/30189.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/30189
Used For
strip-cropping
strip crops
stripcropping
Broader Term
intercropping
Related Term
agricultural conservation practice
Spanish
cultivo en franjas de nivel
Term Number
30189