Raising cereal plants in a nursery and transplanting them to the field when rains are established can be an effective way of mitigating against the effects of a poor or short rainy season. You can find about more about this practice by following the guildlines in our Transplanting Manual.
A Farm Recording maual for Woreda specialists, development agents and researchers.
Dr W Ian Robinson (2005). Published by the CAZS, Bangor.