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Crop rotation for your garden

 

April 28, 2017



Every farmer can attest to the benefits of crop rotation. Interestingly, the idea of crop rotation quickly followed the birth of agrarian societies. The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the original cultures to practice crop rotation nearly 4000 years ago and benefited from their ingenuity (Worthington, 2016).

The Indus flourished along Pakistan and northwest India and assisted civilization in the development of modern agriculture. Although the Indus civilization has disappeared, the technique of crop rotation is highly relevant. For those that plant gardens, crop rotation can help maxi...



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