Flaman Agriculture Blog

May 18, 2017

Intercropping Has Merit

 Trials have shown reduced disease with a chickpea-flax intercrop, 
but some are skeptical about a mustard-pulse Growers might have noticed healthier crop stands where wild mustard was present. “There are a lot of anecdotes where they said the only place where they had any kind of lentils worth harvesting is where they had some wild mustard weeds. The lentils were climbing up the wild mustard and they did better under those conditions than where there wasn’t mustard or canola,” said Lana Shaw, crop researcher at South East Research Farm.  Shaw said she also had good results with a small trial...

Posted by: Robin Booker

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