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close this bookBetter Farming Series 23. Coffee (FAO Better Farming series, 1977, 36 p.)
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Lifting the young seedlings from the seed beds

12. Six weeks after sowing, the little plant comes up from the sold.

When the seedlings are three months old, the first two leaves are well developed.
This is the moment to take the seedlings out of the seed beds and to transplant them Into a nursery.
In removing the seedlings from the seed beds, be very careful not to break the roots.


Six weeks after sowing, the little plant comes up from the sold


Seedling

Sort out the young seedlings

· Throw away diseased seedlings and seedlings with a twisted tap root;

· Use only the finest seedlings, those with a tap root that is quite straight.