Seed Drill

A seed drill is a sowing device that precisely positions seeds in the soil and then covers them. Before the introduction of the seed drill, the common practice was to plant seeds by hand. Besides being wasteful, planting was very imprecise and led to a poor distribution of seeds, leading to low productivity. The use of a seed drill can improve the ratio of crop yield by as much as nine times.

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Seed Drill - History
... While the Sumerians used primitive single-tube seed drills around 1500 BC, the invention never reached Europe ... Multi-tube iron seed drills were invented by the Chinese in the 2nd century BC ... This multi-tube seed drill has been credited with giving China an efficient food production system that allowed it to support its large population for ...
List Of Chinese Inventions - Shang and Later - M
... Multiple-tube seed drill The wooden seed drill existed in China by the 3rd century BC, while the multiple-tube iron seed drill was first invented in China by the 2nd century BC ... The seed drill allowed for greater speed and regulation of distributing seeds in lined rows of crops instead of casting them out onto the farm field ...
Reynolds-Alberta Museum - The Agricultural Collection - Seeding
... Massey harris Model 316 Seed Drill ca. 1925 Massey Harris Seed Drill Canadian Industries Ltd ... Seed Treater C ...

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