Clove (Syzygium aromaticum L Merr.& Perry) mixed cropping in coconut garden

Reddy, D.V.S.; Biddappa, C.C.; Gopalasundaram, P.

Indian Coconut Journal Cochin 29(5): 6-8


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Cultural requirements and methods to ensure good growth and yield of S. aromaticum and bananas intercropped with coconuts are presented and discussed. S. aromaticum can be successfully grown under >=20-year-old coconuts in Kerala, India. Intercropping S. aromaticum reduces yield compared with plants grown in monoculture, but enables the small holder of a coconut garden to increase profits.