This book covers the uses of tropical farming systems in tropics of mixed, strip, relay, sequential and multistorey cropping. It discusses the aspects of the tropical farming systems including their history and agronomy and the plant inter-relationship within them.
1. Introduction 2. The Different Multiple Cropping Systems 3. History of Multiple Cropping 4. Economic and Social Aspects 5. Agro-Technical Characteristics of Multiple Cropping Systems 6. Plant Interrelationships and Competition 7. Agro-Ecological, Biological and Plant Physical Aspects 8. Evaluation and Productivity of Different Systems 9. Selection and Design of Suitable Multiple Cropping Systems 10. Research