What are the benefits of Crop Rotation in agriculture? 
1. It improves soil fertility and soil texture
2. It helps in control of pests and diseases
3. It allows to grow two or more crops simultaneously
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 

Answer: [A] Only 1 & 2

In crop rotation, crops are changed from year to year according to a planned sequence. Crop rotation is considered to be a key principle of conservation agriculture for, it improves the soil structure and fertility. It also helps to control weeds, pests and diseases. Third statement is related to sequential or intercropping rather. 

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