SRI Equipment
Sep 18, 2012Public
Photo: Courtesy of Pascal Gbenou.
Photo: India- Punjab
Photo: India- Tamil Nadu
Photo: Iraq
Photo: Nepal
Photo: Timor Leste
Photo: Locally developed, low cost cono weeder presented in SRI Status report in Chhittisga​rh [report by Saroj Kumar Jena]
Photo: Farmers in Madhya Pradesh use a bamboo marker, an example of local innovation.
Photo: Farmer-made weeder for SRI plots in the Madhya Pradesh region of India.
Photo: Jorge Orlando Acosta Buitrago has found that one of the main difficulties with his SRI field is in weed control. Here he is shown using a motorized weeder, which gives him partial control. [Photo courtesy of Jorge Orlando Acosta Buitrago]
Photo: Farmers making a marker for rice transplanting in Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Day of transplanting - the self-made marker is used to prepare a grid pattern that will guide the transplanting; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Two cono-weeders, in the back a model provided by the Taiwanese who imported it from Domenican Republic, in the front, locally manufactured weeder ( metal used was heavier, thus weeder operation became more difficult compared to Taiwanese weeder), Les Cayes, Haiti, September 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Ariyaratna Subasinghe and his motorized double weeder. He first broadcasts pregerminated seed on a muddy field and  then ‘weeds’ his field in the usual SRI manner to achieve a  plant spacing of 25x25 cm.
Photo: Seedling planted by a mechanized transplanter, 2010 [Photo provided by  Khidir A. Hammed]
Photo: A farmer preparing the rice field 2010 [Photo provided by  Khidir A. Hammed]
Photo: Filling up seeder drums with pre-germinated seed, putting an equal volume in all four drums, up to 3/4th of the total capacity of each
Photo: Photo by: Asif Sharif
Photo: Photo by: Asif Sharif
Photo: Rotary weeder in Nepal. [Photo courtesy of Andreas Jenny]