Aerial Sowing

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Aerial Sowing

 

sowing seeds from a plane or helicopter. This method is applied in sowing marram grass and other grasses to strengthen the sands and sowing saxaul in the deserts of Middle Asia, as well as in sowing some shrubs and coniferous trees. Aerial sowing is carried out with the aid of special sowing apparatus.

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