the difference between intercropping and companion planting

In nearly all healthy ecosystems, there is an intricate network of living organisms that coexist and provide balance to the environment. Modern approaches to agriculture counter this balance and embrace monoculture production. Within monoculture systems, there is only one type of crop which opens the crop to a number of problems, like pest infestations or disease, that result in crop damage or failure.
To counteract problems stemming from monoculture, sustainable agricultureaims to establish a more biologically diverse pro….