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Crop Rotation Drawback

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Crop rotation is an important part of sustainable farming.

Which is NOT a benefit of crop rotation?

A

When crops are rotated, there is less of a threat from the pathogens that attack crops.

B

Soil structure is improved if long-rooted crops are alternated with short-rooted crops.

C

There will be a decreased need for pesticides.

D

Farmers will not need as much fertilizer if they rotate their crops.

E

The profitability of the farm will increase.