How does farm diversity facilitate sustainable agriculture?

1 Answer
Sep 11, 2017

Crop rotation is one of the oldest and most effective cultural control strategies. It means the planned order of specific crops planted on the same field.


Advantages of crop rotation
Prevents soil depletion
Maintains soil fertility
Reduces soil erosion
Controls insect/mite pests.

Reduces reliance on synthetic chemicals
Reduces the pests' build-up
Prevents diseases
Helps control weeds

Rotating a variety of crops improves soil fertility and reduces pesticide use