Wet Bed Nursery
- This is widely used in areas where water is abundant. The seedbed is usually prepared 25 to 35 days before transplanting.
- In this method, the nursery is prepared on a raised bed within the field.
- Land, where both irrigation and drainage can be controlled, should be selected for a seedbed.
- Pre-germinated seeds planted by broadcasting.
- Seedlings are ready for transplanting in 14 days depending upon the variety.
- An excellent method for dry season crops.