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Authors: DURGA DEVI, L. et.al.
Editor: BASAVARAJ
Title: PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF DIRECT PADDY DRUM SEEDER
Publisher: PROFESSOR JAYASHANKAR TELANGANA STATE AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
Language: en
Type: Technical Report
Series/Report no.: CAES 24;
Agrotags: null
Keywords: PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF DIRECT PADDY DRUM SEEDER
Abstract: Fieldexperimentswereconductedondirectsownpaddyusingeight-rowdrum seederunderpuddledconditioninfarmer’s fieldatChirnnapurvillageinSangareddydistrict, Telangana. The direct seeding and transplanting arethetwo general methods ofplanting. Transplanting methodinvolves seedbed preparation, nursery growing, careofseedlings in nursery,uprootingofseedlings,haulingandtransplantingoperations.Thepreparationofseedbed and sowing were done 30 days before theplanting. The farmers facing problems during transplanting are shortage oflabour during peak time, hike in labour charges; small and fragmentedlandholdingsetc.Forwetdrumseedingthepaddyseedsweresoakedinwaterfor24 hoursandincubatedfor24-48hours.Thesesproutedseedsweresowninpuddledfield1—2days afterpuddlingusingeightrowdirectpaddydrumseeder.Thedirectpaddydrumseederwas testedinlaboratory.Thelaboratorycalibrationwascarriedoutwithdifferentcombinationsof drumfillsvia,90,75,50percentandtravelspeedviz.,1.1kmh“,1.35kmh“,and1.6kmh". Fromthelaboratorycalibrationtestthecombinationof75%drumfilland1.1kmh"speedwere selectedforfieldevaluationofdrumseeder.TheSoakingofseedsfor24hoursandincubationof seedsfor48hourswasresultedinincreaseinseedweightby6.2percent.Thetheoretical field capacityandeffectivefieldcapacityofthedrumseederwereobserved0.187hah'1and0.128ha h"respectively.Thefieldefficiencyoftheseederwas68.56percent.Thecostofoperationof drumseederisRs.25.21/—perhourandRs.197/—perhectare.
Issue Date: 2017
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