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Year : 2011, Volume : 43, Issue : 3and4
First page : ( 243) Last page : ( 244)
Print ISSN : 0253-8040. Online ISSN : 0974-8164. Published online : 2011  01.

Impact of weeders for weed management in system of rice intensification (SRI)

Deshmukh Ghanshyam2,*, Tiwari R.K.2,1

2JNKVV, KVK, Shahdol,

1College of Agriculture, Rewa (Madhya Pradesh)

*E-mail: gshyaml234@rediffmail.com


The study was undertaken in Shahdol District of Madhya Pradesh to determine the impact of different types of weeder in SRI. Twenty SRI trained farmers, were selected for practicing SRI trained before Jawahar paddy plant marker for line marking at equi-distance among plant to plant and row to row in the grids of25 × 25 cms and cono weeder, rotary weeder and twin wheel hoe for weeding. It was observed that average productivity was 555 kg/ha as compared to farmers practice 275 kg/ha. Cono weeder and rotary weeder were found suitable for weeding in wet condition and twin wheel hoe in dry condition of SRI fields.



Weeder, Rice intensification, Transplanting.


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