Limitations of Intercropping System

Limitations of Intercropping System

Limitations of Intercropping System are:

1. Labour intensive.
2. Differential maturity and problem of harvesting.
3. Serves as alternate hosts for pests and diseases.
4. Control of pests, diseases and weeds is difficult.
5. Problem for intercultural operations.
6. Mechanization is difficult.
7. Competitive effects among component crops.
8. Allelopathic effect.