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MONO-CROPPING FARMING SYSTEM

MONO-CROPPING SYSTEM OF FARMING, Definition: Mono-cropping is defined as the practice of cultivating a single crop species each growing season and harvesting it before another crop is planted. In this system, one is sure of planting one crop in one season and planting a different crop in another season on the same piece of land after the first one must have been harvested. For example, a farmer cultivates maize crop on one season and then cultivates groundnut in another season after the maize crop have been harvested.

where can mono-cropping be practiced

this is usually carried in areas with enough agricultural land that is arable. remember mono-cropping is good where you have abundant farm land.  land tenure system that practiced in some parts of Africa can be a major problem to mono-cropping system of farming. this type of farming system is mainly se3en in large scale farming, industrial farming, and commercial agriculture. in mono-cropping system of farming, crops like tomato, maize, groundnut, orange or pepper can be cultivated

mono-cropping maize farm

WEED AND THEIR BOTANICAL NAMES
1. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
2. DISEASES
3. 52. SOIL MICRO-ORGANISMS
4. ORGANIC MANURING
5. FARM YARD MANURE
6. HUMUS
7. COMPOST
8. CROP ROTATION
9. GRAZING AND OVER GRAZING
10. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
11. IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
12. ORGANIC MANURING
13. FARM YARD MANURE
14. HUMUS
15. COMPOST
16. CROP ROTATION

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