Broadcast Sowing

Broadcast Sowing

 

the placing of seeds on the soil surface without interrow spacing, the most ancient method of planting. Until the 20th century, broadcast sowing was common in many countries and predominated on peasant farms in Russia. It has now been almost universally replaced by drill seeding.

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Based on the contrast analyses, the treatments of intercropping with broadcast sowing and sowing in furrows did not differ from the control monoculture of corn.
Sowing annuals in rows (rather than broadcast sowing them) also makes it easier to see which seedlings are weeds and which are flowers - if they're not in the lines, weed them out
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