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close this bookBetter Farming Series 07 - Crop Farming (FAO - INADES, 1976, 29 p.)
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Sowing with animal power

The seed drill.

In several countries people are beginning to use the seed drill. This is drawn by a donkey or an ox. The seed drill makes furrows and the seeds fall into the furrow the same distance a,oart and at the same depth.

At the same time, the drill covers the seed and presses down the soil.

Seed drill