Development and performance evaluation of manually operated Potato planter
Citation :- Development and performance evaluation of manually operated Potato planter .Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2018.(33):215-217
Development and performance evaluation of manually operated potato planter. The manually operated potato planter consists frame, ground wheel, transmission for seed metering device, seed box, metering mechanism, seed tube, furrow opener and handle. The speed of planter was 1.8 km/h and 2.5 km/h respectively. The moisture content of soil was 17.2%. in the field testing, It was observed that the effective field capacity was 0.0191 ha/h at the speed of 1.8 km/h . and the field efficiency was maximum i.e. 81.3 % at the speed of 1.8 km/h and minimum was 61.5% at the speed of 2.5km/h. The cost of planting by the planter was Rs. 1680 / - per hectare.
Effective field capacity
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