Dedicating space to produce a single crop is an agriculture practice called monoculture, but growing a single crop doesn't always maximize yields. Polyculture, the practice of growing multiple crops in a specific area, can boost productivity of one species while allowing for additional benefits from multiple other species. In aquaculture, some polyculture systems have been found to increase overall productivity, possibly improve water quality, and increase the farmer's overall income. The AquaFish Innovation Lab has conducted research on a variety of polyculture systems around the world, with recent work in Nepal and Bangladesh.

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