Boosting Farmer’s Income Through Planting Intercrop Under The Sunan Candlenut Stand

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ICECRD INFO – Farming food crops under kemiri sunan stands is a technology that can be considered for development because this technology is proven to increase the diversity of plant species, reduce the risk of farming losses, optimize the availability and cycle of nutrients and water, as well as being environmentally friendly and can increase farmers’ income .

The competition between kemiri sunan as a staple crop and intercropping can be eliminated by planting intercrops to fill the open space under the stand and outside the canopy of kemiri sunan By integrating food crops and biofuel-producing plants, it is hoped that it can support food self-sufficiency programs, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, and realize land conservation and sustainable farming. (Anjas)

For details Download the following Fulltext: Infotekbun Vol. 12 No. 5, May 2020

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