Certain plants are first sown in a nursery.
In a nursery you can sow very thickly. When the seeds have
germinated, when the plants have grown a little, they are lifted and planted out
in the fields. They are transplanted. Tobacco, tomatoes, salad plants, rice and
many trees, such as oil palm, mango, avocado, are first sown in a nursery and
Plants are lifted from the nursery. But before transplanting
them in the field, they must be prepared. Cut off roots that are too long. Cut
off damaged roots. Take off half the leaves. Put the plant in the soil up to the
base of the stem. Pack the earth well round the roots.
To protect the transplanted seedlings from the sun, make a
The roots have not been trimmed; they
The earth has not been packed down; the roots dry out.
transplanted seedling is not watered, it will not grow well.
Cassava is not sown. You put pieces of stem into the earth.
Cassava is planted.
You do not sow pineapples or bananas. You put shoots into the
earth. Pineapples and bananas are planted.
This planting must also be done in rows, to get the right
density and to get rid of weeds more