Technical characteristics of the technology :
2 lines of legume (here mung bean) in 2 lines of millet sown at high density (spacing 0.45 m instead of 0.9 m) and spaced 1.8 m apart to allow the legume to perceive the light; 150% increase in millet yield in Nioro, Senegal without compromising the LER (Land Equivalent ratio).
Economic characteristics of the technology
- Acquisition cost :
- Economic profitability :
- Comparative advantage :
Diversification of crops; Biological improvement of soil fertility; Increased production and productivity (2 crops on the same area).
Limits of the technology :
Requires modification of current farming practices.