Wet Bed Nursery of rice

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.