- the growing of different crops on alternate strips of ground that usually follow the contour of the land, a recourse to minimize erosion.
Origin of strip cropping
First recorded in 1935–40
Also called strip farming, strip planting.
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- a method of growing crops in strips or bands arranged to serve as barriers against erosion
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