Machanization of rain fed agriculture

Pusa Aqua-ferti Seed Drill

Description

Application of aqueous fertilizer alongside the seed which helps in better germination and initial development of crop specially in rain fed conditions. It can be operated with 45 hp tractor and can cover an area of 0.25 ha/h. It has fluted roller seed metering mechanism, two liquid fertilizer storage tank with constant head central tank along with rotary pump connecting discharge nozzles.

Salient Feature
It makes possible sowing of Rabi crops in dry land areas. Also suitable for pulses. A 53% increase in germination and 35% increase in yield in wheat crop

Pusa Hydrogel Applicator

Description

Precise and Mechanical application of hydrogel at the rate of 3kg/ha along with seed . It can be retrofitted with existing sowing system.It has helical fluted roller metering mechanism.

Salient Feature
Hydrogel absorbs water 350 times of its dry weight and slowly made available to plants roots during stress condition. The applicator is an attachment to the seed – cum ferti seed drill or aqua ferti. seed drill