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A Study of intercropping in coconut lands

A Study of intercropping in coconut lands

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Published by National Planning Division, Ministry of Finance & Planning, Sri Lanka in Colombo .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL3012616M
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Effect of intercropping coconut lands on soil water retention. (AGR:IND) Abstract Citations; Related Articles; Data; BioEntities; External Links ' ' Mapa RB Biological Agriculture & Horticulture. [01 Jan , 12(2)] Type: Journal Article DOI: / Intercropping experiments at the Coconut Research Institute (CRI) in Sri Lanka demonstrated that intercropping with various crops also increased the yield of coconuts (see Table ). Liyanage et al. () suggest that this is due to the fertilizers and manures given to the intercrops, elimination of weeds, soil working and other management.

" Hi David, The proposed spacing for the coconut (6m x 6m) will be too small for citrus intercropping and that coconut at that spacing will shade citrus in the intercropping. The minimum spacing of coconut for citrus intercropping is m triangular.   Coconut oil is one of the main traditional products derived from the meat or kernel. It is a mixture of chemical compounds called glycerides containing fatty acids and glycerol. The different fatty acids present in coconut range from C6-C18 carbon atom chains. Coconut oil processing methods or technologies are classified into two (2) major.

The present book contains the methods of cultivation and processing of coconut. This book is very beneficial for agriculturist, researchers, professionals, entrepreneurs, agriculture universities etc. In densely planted coconut plantations, intercropping should be restricted and only shade-tolerant crops are to be grown. In a study, it.   Intercropping in Coconut Orchard: In Coconut Farming, to maximize the utilization of soil and sunlight in the coconut garden, intercropping can be adopted with a variety of crops like pineapple, banana, elephant foot yam, groundnut, chillies, sweet potato, tapioca, etc. up to years. During years of age of the palms, a crop like.


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Photo A Study of intercropping in coconut lands book. Coconut rree mulched 2-metres around base 4) Some advantages and disadvantages of intercropping coconuts. Advantages: a) Increased and diversified farm income. b) Reduced dependence upon coconut products with unstable market prices.

c) Improved growth and yields of coconut palms and ease in finding the fallen nutsFile Size: KB. Intercropping in Coconut Lands Cocoa cultivation as an intercrop in coconut lands. Cocoa can be cultivated successfully in coconuts in wet and intermediate areas.

Experiments have shown an increase of coconut yield in cocoa intercropped lands. Soil properties of these are enhanced by adding a large quantity of leaf titter. the present study, coconut yield intercropping of coconut lands would An experiment to compare the merits of four cacao-coconut intercropping systems with the traditional cultivation of.

Considering only improving coconut yield without intercropping benefits, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) said hybrid coconuts could yield up to nuts per tree per year, instead of the. Coconut Intercropping Guide No. 8 Severino S. Magat, PhD1 andMillicent I. Secretaria, MSc2 1Scientist IV, PCA-Agricultural Research Management Department, Diliman, QC 2Scientist I, PCA-Davao Research Center, Bago-Oshiro, Davao City 1.

IMPORTANCE Growing of intercrops in coconut lands produces more food and agricultural. study will provide some insight into the development oft coconut, lands with intercropping in the KuAunegala District and will be of some use to the project admintstration to.

In book: Coconut for Rural Welfare, Publisher: Asian and Pacific Coconut Community, Jakarta, Indonesia, Editors: Thampan, P.K. and Vasu, K.I., pp–98 Effect of intercropping coconut lands. With intercropping, the income of coconut farmers can easily increase by times or up to percent.

The overall objective of intercropping, however, is to increase the incomes of coconut farmers and not to displace their main source of livelihood, which is the coconut tree.

Intercropping presents innumerable advantages since there is better use of the available resources and an increase of the productivity among others. This work was to characterize the behaviour of three crops in association. In the National Center of Agriculturalist Researches (CENIAP-INIA), located in the region centre-north of Venezuela, Maracay, Aragua state (10°LN 67°LO).

multiple cropping in coconut plantation under recommended package of practice of both main crop and intercrop, had no adverse effect on production of coconut. Fruit based cropping system with coconut, comprising of coconut, black pepper, pineapple was found best under West Bengal condition.

Key words: Coconut, intercrop, fruit and effect. Coconut Intercropping Guide No. 3 1. IMPORTANCE Growing of intercrops in coconut lands produces more food and agricultural products, ensuring food security of the people in rural and urban areas.

At the same time, the practice generates jobs and livelihood, enhancing farm incomes and the. Irrigation in Coconut Lands - 1 - Duration: crisrila views. What crops are suitable to intercrop with Coconut for optimum profit.

- Intercropping Techniques. Mulching with coconut fronds: Fallen coconut fronds should be cut in to pieces and used to cover manure circle. layers are sufficient. Mulching with coconut husks: Use fresh husks: Apply husks in 2 m radius circle round the palm: Leave mulching 15 cm from the bole. In fact, over 1M ha highly suitable or wet zone of coconut areas (except in coastal areas excessively high in Na or saline soils) are suitable for coconut-cacao intercropping.

Its cultivation could promote an agro-industrial development aimed: at value-adding export products, as well as reduction of importation of cacao beans rom countries like. Coconut is a major commercial crop of Sri Lanka. Growing a number of other crops in association with coconuts is a widespread practice in all coconut-growing areas of the country.

The rationale for the practice is that other crops can profitably be grown between or under the coconuts during the different growth stages of the palms and thus the overall productivity of the land under this long.

Hello sir intercropping in coconut plantation depends on the age of the crop. Intercropping varies with age For eg. if the age is above 25 years u can plan crops have a straight root system so that it may not compete with the available resources with coconut.

Intercropping is a multiple cropping practice involving growing two or more crops in proximity. In other words, intercropping is the cultivation of two or more crops simultaneously on the same field. The most common goal of intercropping is to produce a greater yield on a given piece of land by making use of resources or ecological processes that would otherwise not be utilized by a single crop.

In Ghana, shade for cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) is becoming a critical issue because of extensive deforestation. Unlike in some other cacao-growing countries, cacao is not grown under the shade of coconut (Cocos nucifera) in Ghana. An experiment to compare the merits of four cacao-coconut intercropping systems with the traditional cultivation of cacao under Gliricidia sepium shade was.

Coconut is the largest plantation crop and contributes substantially to agricultural export earnings of Sri Lanka.

In-depth investigations in the profitability of coconut based intercropping systems are rather limited. In light of this, the present study was carried out to determine the most common and profitable intercropping systems in the smallholding coconut sector in the Puttalam District.

Growing of intercrops in coconut lands produces more food and agricultural products, ensuring food security of the people in rural and urban areas. At the same time, the practice generates jobs and livelihood, enhancing farm incomes and the purchasing power of people, thus alleviating poverty in farming communities.

Moreover, successful farmers serve as inspiration and [ ]. This video was produced in Tiptur and it explains the benefits of inter cropping in coconut plantation.

For more information and related videos visit us on h.Depends on type of soil, water availability, market and labor supply. Here are some of the crops that do well for multiple or intercropping systems: Cocoa (great for coastal areas, highly remunerative, requires canopy management) Pineapple (shade.Global coconut production is under the devastating threat of lethal yellowing diseases endemic in East and West Africa.

The most practical solution to the disease problem lies in the development of resistant or tolerant coconut planting materials. Malayan Yellow Dwarf (MYD) crossed (x) Vanuatu Tall (VTT) coconut hybrid was identified in a resistance screening work to have moderate tolerance to.