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Different intercropping systems between sweet pepper plants (Capsicum annum cv. California wonder) as a main crop with snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. cv. Valantino) as intercrop were examined under two rates from mineral fertilization. The field experiments were executed during two successive seasons of 2017 and 2018. The results showed that the plants of sweet pepper which fertilized by added100% of the recommended mineral fertilization of sweet pepper +50% of the recommended mineral fertilization of snap bean and planting snap bean on the other side of sweet pepper gave augmentvalues with significant increase on most vegetative growth parameters, yield and its quality in both growing seasons in addition the maximum increase in net return, benefit cost ratio and land equivalent ratio (LER).. Meanwhile total green pods yield for snap bean per feddan significant increase when snap bean was planted on the other side of sweet pepper plants and between them under same fertilizer rate in both seasons.

Sweet pepper, snap bean, mineral fertilizer intercropping systems

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