Straw were removed two days after sowing
8 days after sowing, rice plants were taken up with an "Angady" (Spade) and put in a bucket prior to transplantation
Soil preparation started 1 month before transplantation. Peripherial drain were set around the rice field in order to maintain the soil wet.
Laying-out of the rice field with a rayonneur and transplantation
3 rotary-weeders used by SRI farmers at a price of $10 each
Two-leaves rice plant after transplantation
SRI field 50 days after transplantation