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Aerial Seeding by Indian Navy Helicopters in Vishakhapatnam

On October 2, 2020, the Indian Navy along with Greater Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation had undertaken Aerial Seeding in Vishakhapatnam. The initiative is aimed to increase green cover in and around Vishakhapatnam. Highlights The event was flagged off by MPs of Rajya Sabha and Commanding-in-Chief of the East Naval Command (ENC) of Vishakhapatnam. Around 6.25 tonnes ..




Aerial Seeding

Aerial seeding is a method of plantation wherein seed balls, seeds covered with a mixture of clay, compost, char and other components are sprayed on the ground using aerial devices, including planes, helicopters or drones. It is considered a broadcast method of seeding. It is also often used to plant cover crops. Plants like oats, ..