What is the process of 'transplantation' in agriculture? Give examples of two crops which are usually grown by this process.

The process of transferring the seedlings from the nursery to the main field by hand is called transplanting or transplantation. Some crops like paddy and many vegetables, the seeds are not directly sown in the field’s soil. In these crop, initially the seeds are sown in the small nursery to obtain seedlings. Seedlings are then transplanted into the regular fields placing them at a proper distance from one another.

The practice of transplantation is used in the cultivation of paddy crop and many vegetables like tomatoes and chillies.