Easy method of preparing seed balls

Here is a classic example of preparing seed balls for no tillage farms. It seemed brilliant idea to prepare seed balls. see link below
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By the way Sri.Raju Titus is a natural farmer practicing Fukuoka method. See all his albums(especially covercrop) very informative.

Very GOOD and useful article.
It may be better to use Organic Phosphate,Organic Potash and Organic Nitrogen  for getting better results and saving in Fertiliser Usage.Kindly inform us whether it is Possible. Kindly inform to vasudhagreenfarms@gmail.com

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Raju titus sir uses ant hill soil(Termitaria soil or termite mound soil). This is rich in mineral and all mentioned by you are included in this soil.

Nothing is clear.Pl make it more clear through step-wise description.

Seed Ball: This is a technique used for sowing in no till farms.

Pic1: Prepared seed balls

Pic2: Collect Whiteant hill soil or termite mound soil.

Pic3: FIXING RATIO OF SEEDS AND SOIL IS ON TRIAL AND ERROR METHOD. BECAUSE DRYNESS AND SIZE OF POWDERED SOIL VARIES. WE NEED 1 0R 2 SEEDS PER SEED BALL HAVING 1/2 TO 3/4 INCH OF DIA.

Pic4:NEEDING SOIL MIXTURE WITH WATER AS WE NEED FLOUR FOR CHAPATI MAKING.

Pic 5,6:WE PASS ROUND AND FLAT DOUGH THROUGH CHICKEN NET FOR MAKING HEXAGONAL CLODS

Pic7:ALLOW CLODS TO DRY FOR ONE DAY.

Pic8:WE ROLL CLODS WITH THE HELP OF WOOD ASH OR DRY POWDERY SOIL TO KEEP EVERY BALL SEPARATE.

Pic11:SOWING SEED BALLS OF VEGETABLES IN FIELD.

Advantage of the seed balls:

  1. Rats,birds cannot eat after broadcasting.
    2.Moisture in soil helps seed to germinate faster.
  2. Whiteant hil soil is rich in mineral and acts better than vermicompost.

Please let me know if you have any questions