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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ridge, drill and broadcast sowing and five N levels viz.
While among the sowing techniques, ridge and drill sowing were found superior than broadcast sowing.
The ridge sowing proved better than drill and broadcast sowing.
Broadcast sowing often uneven seed assignment in the soil which results in unseen appearance and positions.
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
The ridge and drill sowing showed least value of ECe and SAR at both levels of N as compared to broadcast sowing.
However the minimum plant height (258 cm) was obtained with the broadcast sowing plus 60-60 NP kg ha-1 fertilizer application.
9 g) proved better than drill sowing and broadcast sowing, (25.
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