Wet bed nursery disadvantages

Wet bed nursery disadvantages

  • Copious water supply is essential. This causes a delay in transplanting.
  • Seeds are easily carried away by rainwater if heavy rain occurs shortly after sowing.
  • Prepara¬≠tion and care of seedbed and pulling of seedlings are laborious.
  • It is difficult to arrest seedling growth.
  • Seedlings cannot be kept longer in the nursery as they tend to tiller and produce nodes under favorable conditions.
  • It requires more space and this entails a loss of space where crops are standing.
  • Seedlings cannot withstand drought.