Wet or lowland cultivation
- Broadcasting sprouted seeds in puddled fields.
- Seeding through drum seeder.
Broadcasting Sprouted Seeds in Puddled Land/Drum seeding
In this method field is prepared and puddled just like in the case of transplanting. About 100 kg seed is required for one hectare area. In the puddled field sprouted seeds with radical length of one to two millimeter are uniformly broadcast by hand.
Direct sowing of sprouted seeds on puddle bed with the help of drum seeder. The seed rate varied from 40-50 kg/ha and it plants about one ha/day/person. The cost of drum seeder is Rs. 2,500.00.
Submitted by akanksha on Tue, 07/07/2009 - 17:37