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Intercrops of pea and barley has always a higher economic profitability than one of the sole crops

Economic profitability of pea-barley intercropping was strictly related to pea and barley yield performance and to production cost considered in each European environment. The net income of the intercrop was always higher than one of two sole crop. This is an important observation since farmers only choose to intercrop if they require both crops.

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University Mediterranea Reggio Calabria
89060 Reggio Calabria