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Sowing is done in large scale by ______ (manual sowing / seed drill)

Answer :

Seed drill

Sowing is the process of putting seeds into the soil for agriculture. On a large scale (i.e. involving a large number of area) it is done by a seed drill. In a seed drill, seeds are sown by funnel or three pipes having a sharp end. It ensures that the seeds at equal distance and proper depth which avoids damage by birds. This method is relatively quick and effective, and hence employed in large scale by farmers.


**Additional Information**: Why manual sowing is incorrect? Seeds may also be sown manually, where the seeds are put into the soil by hand, called manual sowing. However, it is time consuming, and there are limitations like non-uniform seed distribution or risk of seed damage by birds.



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