PADDY CUM DAINCHA SEEDER

1.

Function

:

It sows  paddy in 3 rows and green manure in 3 rows simultaneously.

2.

Specification

:

 

 

i. Power requirement

:

Manually operated

 

ii. Overall dimensions

:

1650 x 1600 x 690 mm

 

iii. Weight 

:

15 kg

 

iv. Coverage, ha per day

:

0.8 ha per day

3.

General Information

:

The seeder has two drum hoppers , two skids, a ground wheel and a handle. Paddy seed rate can be adjusted from 72 75 kg per ha. The seeder simultaneously sows pre germinated paddy seeds and daincha seeds in alternate rows and puddled soil. The advantage of this seeder is avoidance of separate cultivation of green manure crop.

 

4.

Cost of the unit

:

Rs. 4,250/-  

5.

Salient features

:

  • Uniformity in seed sowing and plant population

  • Reduction in seed rate and the cost of thinning is reduced

  • Hill dropping of seeds is achieved and continuous drilling is eliminated. 

  • Growth of competitive weeds is checked due to green manure crop.

 

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