Cultural practices associated with crop production

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Cultural practices associated with crop production


  • Moulding – gathering soil around the plant to avoid soil erosion, and for proper aeration.
  • Mulching – the placing of dry grass, cardboard or plastic to keep soil moist and prevent soil erosion.
  • Staking – a stick is placed besides a plant to prevent it from bending or fruit from touching the ground.
  • Weeding – the removal of unwanted plants. (Weeds compete for nutrients)
  • Pruning – the removal of branches of the center and end of plant to allow sunlight.
  • Irrigation – the watering of the plant for growth and development.
  • Fertilizing – adding nutrients to the soil.
  • (The placing of organic or chemical manure to the soil to improve nutrients)


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13 Responses to Cultural practices associated with crop production

  1. I need to know the cultural practices of seedrate,planting,and spacel dates

  2. Muhammad Yaqoob Mazari

    “All the practices which are required for increasing the crop production and improve soil health and fertility as well as to minimize crop expenses is called intercultural practices.”
    “To disturb the soil for obtaining maximum crop yield is also called intercultural practices.”

  3. Apostle G.O.UWA

    Generally on Agriculture

  4. good info but i was expecting a bit more…maybe the step by step procedures to perform these cultural practices.

  5. ahmad raza

    very nice answer of my question

  6. Dr. J. S. MSHELIA

    want more information on this issue

  7. Actually,it was kindda useful 2 me buh where does transplanting,thinning,nursery,shading and the rest come in?

  8. ogbara Enoch

    Is plantain plant monoctyledon?

    • monocot tree-like plants, important for food, fiber, and ornamentals. The genus, now grown in wet tropical areas worldwide, includes bananas and plantains

  9. That’s nice. Thanks….

  10. Sheak M Bangura

    useful materials indeed.

  11. nuratu lagfu alhassan

    that’s good to know

  12. Wow, wonderful answer’s, but will like you help me with research topics on cultural practices involved in crop production.

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