from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In agriculture, tillage or cultivation between plants (as corn and potatoes), in contrast to tillage of the entire surface when no growing crop is on it.
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Crops which are sown in rows so that intertillage and dirt mulching can be practiced tend to be moisture conserving.
Crops sown in rows can take advantage of intertillage practices which serve three basic functions:
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