INTERCROPPING - THE' HIDDEN REVOLUTION: A SOLUTION TO LAND SCARCITY AND HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY

Many development economists have regarded intercropping as a traditional way of ~owing. crops, w~ch to them cannot stand up to present day realities. The results in this paper and other research results ~!ve a d1f!erent picture. It shows ~at intercropping has a higher total productivity per urut land area and ~eater stab1hty of yields and revenues than its monocropping counterparts. It could therefore be seen as a system which could be used to fill the gap created by the problem of scarcity of land as well as using it to improve household food insecurity.


Other Titles:
TUSSENVERBOUING - DIE VERSKUILDE REVOLUSIE : 'N OPLOSSING VIR GRONDSKAARSTE EN HUISHOUDELIKE VOEDSELSEKURJTEIT
Issue Date:
1996-12-1996-12-1996-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
ISSN:
0303-1853
Language:
English
Published in:
Agrekon, Volume 35, Issue 4
Page range:
266-270




 Record created 2018-02-07, last modified 2018-02-08

Fulltext:
Download fulltext
PDF

Rate this document:

Rate this document:
1
2
3
 
(Not yet reviewed)