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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)
Developing situation of mechanical weeding in rice
Author(s): Pushpraj Diwan, RK Naik, Suryakant Sonwani, Shubham Sinha and Yogesh Kumar Kosariya
Abstract: Maximum operations in paddy cultivation are now mechanized. Mechanization continuously improved the effectiveness of work and reduced the problem of labour shortage and also the cost of cultivation. After system of line sowing of paddy field mechanization continuously improved in weeding. This found more desirable than the manual hand picking and chemical weeding methods. Mechanical weeding done by manual weeder, animal drawn weeder and power operated weeder. Power weeders perform better than the manual and animal drawn weeders in case of reduce the cost and labour problem. Mechanical weeder and their improvement are discussed in this paper.
How to cite this article:
Pushpraj Diwan, RK Naik, Suryakant Sonwani, Shubham Sinha, Yogesh Kumar Kosariya. Developing situation of mechanical weeding in rice. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(6):438-441.