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INTERPLANTING [2 records]

Record 1 2022-04-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cropping and Crop Rotation
  • Plant and Crop Production
DEF

The practice of growing two or more crops in [close] proximity.

CONT

The most common goal of intercropping is to produce a greater yield on a given piece of land by making use of resources that would otherwise not be utilized by a single crop. Examples of intercropping strategies are planting a deep-rooted crop with a shallow-rooted crop, or planting a tall crop with a shorter crop that requires partial shade.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Assolement et rotation (Agric.)
  • Cultures (Agriculture)
CONT

La culture intercalaire consiste à cultiver plus d'une espèce dans le même champ en même temps.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cultivo y rotación de cultivos
  • Producción vegetal
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Record 2 2004-01-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Silviculture
DEF

Setting young trees among existing forest growth, planted or natural.

OBS

Includes the planting of land partly occupied by brushwood or scrub.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sylviculture
DEF

Plantation de jeunes plants au milieu d'une végétation forestière naturelle ou d'une plantation préexistante d'arbres d'âge semblable.

OBS

En Alberta, on emploie dans le même sens le terme fill-in planting et à Terre-Neuve l'expression gap planting; en Ontario ainsi qu'en Colombie-Britannique, on considère cette activité comme l'équivalent de «regarni».

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Silvicultura
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