Definitions for "Multiple cropping"
Growing more than one crop in the same plot in 1 year.
The cultivation of two or more crops in succession or with some overlap in the same field within one year. Double-cropping of rice after wheat is an example. When crops overlap in time, multiple cropping is a form of polyculture.
In favourable climates, the growing of two or more crops consecutively on the same piece of land in a single year.