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Mechanical Transplanter Systems

DESCRIPTION

This course gives participants the necessary skills in using mechanical transplanter from nursery to crop establishment.

OBJECTIVES
  • Proficiency in using mechanical transplanter
  • Gain skills in establishing and managing nursery
  • Understand land preparation requirement for effective crop establishment
KEY MODULES
  • Basic rice agronomy (irrigated transplanted rice)
  • Agronomy of mechanically transplanted rice
  • Safety procedures
  • Different transplanting machines
  • Nursery preparation and management
  • Potential business model (transplanting and nursery)
  • Field practice of using mechanical transplanter
TARGET AUDIENCE
  • End users
  • Contractors
  • NARES
  • Private Sector agri-business employees (large and small)
  • Intermediaries (public, private, researchers, extension agents, suppliers)
CONTACT INFORMATION

Ms. Achu Arboleda
IRRI Education
E-mail: m.s.arboleda@irri.org

International Rice Research Institute
DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines
Fax: (63- 2) 891-1292; 580 5699
Phone: (63- 2) 845-0563; 580 5600 ext 2538
Email: education@irri.org
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