Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Vibrator For Pollinating Tomato

You can pick up many novel farming techniques if you visit the Lanchang Experimental Farm of East-West Seed International in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Like this practical but very doable  technique of pollinating tomatoes with the use of a battery-powered vibrator. Here, a lady worker places the tip of the vibrator on the flowering stems of the tomatoes. The flowers are shaken and pollination is effected. Instead of using bees and other insects for crop pollination, this is an alternative.

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