Keycheck3 Crop Establishment

Direct Seeding

Keycheck3 Crop Establishment

Direct seeding requires adequate water supply, good drainage, well-prepared and well-leveled land, and good weed management. When using the direct seeding method for commercial production, follow the wet direct seeding technique.

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How to transplant rice

Keycheck3 Crop Establishment

Transplanting is done at 21-25 days after sowing (DAS. For seed production, straight row transplanting is recommended to attain optimum plant population, facilitate, and ease weeding and roguing operations.
1. Transplant the proper number of seedlings. The prescribed number of seedlings per hill is 2-3 for inbred rice and 1-2 seedlings per hill for hybrid rice to obtain the required plant population for optimum yield.

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Modified Dapog Preparation

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1. Prepare the following: 10-12 kg of hybrid or 12-15 kg of inbred seeds per hectare 5-6 sacks of rice straw which must be free from other seeds to prevent any off-types 5-6 sacks of rice hull 26-28 sheets of plastic nets with 1.5m x0.75m size 2. Soak seeds in clean water for 12-24 hours. Change soaking water every 5-6

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Proper seedbed preparation

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1. Flash irrigate the seedbed area before plowing to allow weed seeds and dropped rice seeds to germinate. 2. Plow the seedbed area and submerge it for a week. 3. Harrow the plot at least three times or until the desired soil structure is achieved. 4. A day before sowing the seeds, construct raised seedbeds […]

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Pulling the seedlings

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Pull the seedlings in the seedbed a day before transplanting. Pull the seedlings carefully with few seedlings at a time to reduce root damage. Wash the roots to remove the soil. Bundle seedlings into convenient sizes for easy handling during transplanting. Transport seedlings to the field where these will be transplanted. Handle the seedlings carefully […]

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Seed soaking, incubation, and sowing

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1. Place the seeds in a net bag or durable sack (half-filled) and soak in clean water for 24 hours if these are inbred seeds or 10-12 hours for hybrid seeds under flowing water. If the seeds are not soaked under flowing water, change the water in the container every 5-6 hours to prevent fermentation. […]

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Use of 40 kg certified seeds per hectare

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1. Prepare a 400 sq m seedbed. This may be any of the following: 10 seedbeds at 2 m x 20 m each 20 seedbeds at 1 m x 20 m each 40 seedbeds at 2 m x 5 m each Notes A larger seedbed will give the seeds enough breathing space thus, producing vigorous […]

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Pagtatanim ng palay

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Ang pagtatanim ng palay ay maaaring gawin sa iba’t-ibang paraan. Ang pagpili sa pamamaraang gagamitin ay depende sa layunin at kakayahan ng magsasakang mamamahala sa kanyang bukid. May dalawang karaniwang pamamaraan sa pagtatanim ng palay: sabog-tanim (direct-seeding) at lipat-tanim (transplanting).

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Crop establishment recommendations in the Uplands

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For hand drill-seeding, cover the seeds by lightly sweeping soil towards the seed to cover it. For broadcast-seeds, cover by lightly harrowing the field after sowing. Machine-seeding only needs 20 -60 kg/ha seeds. Space between seeds should be uniform to produce vigorous seedlings. Use 40-60 kg seeds/ha Advantages of Seeding in rows: Easy weeding and […]

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