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Definition of cover crop

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Definition as written by Floridian:

A crop which is planted in the absence of the normal crop to control weeds and add humus to the soil when it is plowed in prior to regular planting.

Definition as written by smiln32:

A crop grown primarily to add organic matter and nutrients to the soil as well as protect the soil against climatic conditions and provide weed control.


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