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strip cropping

noun
  1. the growing of different crops on alternate strips of ground that usually follow the contour of the land, a recourse to minimize erosion.
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Origin of strip cropping

First recorded in 1935–40
Also called strip farming, strip planting.
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British Dictionary definitions for strip cropping

strip cropping

noun
  1. a method of growing crops in strips or bands arranged to serve as barriers against erosion
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