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Seed Sowing

Seed Sowing and Methods of Seed Sowing

Sowing (or seed sowing) is defined as the process of placing the seed in soil to germinate and grow into plant. In comparison, planting is the putting the plant propagules in soil for growing plants. Propagules can be seedlings, roots, tubers, leaves, or cuttings. And transplanting is term used for the planting the seedling grown into nursery to different field, pot or plot for different purposes. Methods of Sowing Seeds may be sown directly or transplanted. For transplanting, the…

Farming Life Cycle: Steps a farmer performs and what information is required at each step?

15 November 2012 FARMING STEPS A farmer performs following eight major steps from crop selection to harvesting: Crop Selection Land Preparation Seed Selection Seed Sowing Irrigation Crop Growth Fertilizing Harvesting SOURCES OF INFORMATION Farmers typically rely on following sources of information: Agriculture department of provincial government. Fellow farmers. Field agents of seed, pesticide and fertilizer companies. TV and radio programs.…

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