Maize is cropped in bi-annual rotation with upland rice under organic DMC management. Stylo is broadcasted on rice after the last weeding. Pigeon pea is inter-cropped with maize after the first weeding.
Local sesbania commonly observed on the paddy fields and along the roads can also be used as a cover crop after or in association with rice at a low density
Even on a very poor sandy soil like Prateah Lang Stung Chinit irrigation scheme, under CA management, the soil could be restored impressively. Definitely, soil tillage cancellation and significant biomass inputs of rice straw and cover crop Stylo has enhance the biological activity and soil organic carbon in the soil. Moreover, the rice productivity increases up to 50%.