8 Advantages of Mixed Cropping

Everybody say: “What are the advantages and disadvantages in mixed cropping?. Mixed cropping have many advantages which include are:

1- crops maintain productivity with lesser input

2-there are more land to be farmed with same amount of labor and machinery

3-according to some scientific basis there is almost 25% increase in yield relative to monocropping

4-there is reduction in need of artificial fertilizers, which can otherwise be expensive

5-reduce infection of pest and disease as most crop tend to be attacked by different pest/disease

6- there is high yield and high productivity if managed well

7-intensive culitvation is possible

8-it lessens likelihood of total crop failure, as you can be able to result to other mixed crop