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DIRECT PADDY SEEDER / 20 x 20 cm / 8 Rows


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Direct Paddy Seeder is for sowing germinated paddy seed directly in wetland field.  There is no need for transplantation.  It is a manually pulled implement.  It covers 8 rows of 20 cm row-to-row spacing at a time.   It is made up of plastic materials.  The shaft and handle are MS steel material.   Click the below link for online payment.

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Hyperboloid shaped seed drum with 200mm diameter, 9 numbers of seed metering holes of 9mm hole diameter. Baffles are provided inside the seed drum between seed holes resulting in uniformity of seed rate through out the operation.   These baffles also ensure hill dropping of seeds.  Each seed drum has two rows of planting.  Four such  drums can be assembled to form 8 rows of seed drum as shown in the picture.
Wheels are provided at both ends. These wheels are made up of plastic material to provide floating characteristics.   Wheel diameter is 2 feet.
One square shaft, handle base and handle. Four seed drums are assemble together with the square shaft.   The handle if meant to pull along.


Power Source Hand operated
Row to row spacing 200 mm
Shape of the seed drum Hyperboloid
Number of rows 8 rows
Diameter of the drum 200 mm
Diameter of the seed metering hole 9 mm
Number of seed metering hole 9 Nos.
Weight of the unit 10 Kg.
Type of ground wheel Lugged wheel
Diameter of the ground wheel 600 mm
Operating speed 1 Kmph
Level of filling the seed drum Half Volume
Weight of seed drum 600 grams
Material used PP CP
Seed requirements 12 – 15 kg per acre.


  1. Pudding should be well prepared and leveled.
  2. Water should be drained out at least 24 hrs. before sowing to form hard slurrypan of the puddle soil.
  3. At the time of sowing only paper thin of water should be maintained in the puddle field.
  4. Only just sprouted seeds packed with gunny bag should be used.
  5. Water should be flooded to the puddle field once in three days after sowing and drain out immediately. This practice should continue for 12 days.  Thereafter depending upon the height of the seedlings water should be allowed to stand in the field.


  1. Assemble the paddy seeder and tighten all the bolts & nuts.
  2. Fill the drums with pre-germinated seeds. Remember only two-third of the drums are to be filled at a time.
  3. Close the doors of the drums and lock.
  4. Pull the seeder manually at a normal walking speed ( 1 Km/h) in the backward position as shown in the figure.
  5. The wheel impression in the first pass will serve as a marker.
  6. In the second pass the wheel should pass on the same wheel impression of the previous pass to maintain the row-to-row spacing of 20 cm.
  7. Continue the seeding operation.
  8. Occasionally watch the dropping of the seeds through the holes of the seeder.
  9. Refill the drums when it reaches one fourth capacity.
  10. Continue the seeding operation.


  1. Labour cost is reduced drastically
  2. Uniformity in seed sowing and plant population.
  3. Continuous drilling of seeds is eliminated.
  4. Reduction in seed rate and thinning cost.
  5. Crop matures 7-10 days earlier than the  transplanted paddy.
  6. Light in weight and easy to handle.
  7. An area of 1 hectre per day can be show