Rice-the staple food-Crop Establishment
Minimum and Zero Tillage
What is minimum/ zero tillage?
- A land preperation practice that follow limited tillage practices than in conventional methods.
Advantages of Minimum and zero tillage practices
- Reduces the time required for land preperation.
- Reduces labor and fuel costs compared to conventional methods.
- Induces less damage to soil structure.
Zero tillage – extreme minimum tillage, which is not practiced prominently due to limited availability of broad-spectrum preplant herbicides.