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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289



Development And Performance Evaluation Of Low-Hp Tractor Operated Stubble Shaver-Cum-Off Barring Implement With Fertilizer Metering For Sugarcane Crop

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AUTHOR(S)

Omer H. Sakin, V. D. Deshmukh, Dr. P.A. Turbatmath, T.B. Bastewad, J. S. Deshpande, R.V. Sangalikar, P. J. Thokale

 

KEYWORDS

Ratoon Sugarcane Management, Development, Design, Fabricate, Device, Low-hp Tractor

 

ABSTRACT

The implement was developed, designed, fabricated and tested for cutting stubbles of sugarcane, to enhance the productivity of sugarcane in Maharashtra State based upon RCS, CCS, DCM and SCM. Therefore Rotating Cutting System and Disc Cutting Mechanism was chosen because are applicable for cutting all of sugarcane stubbles have more than 2 cm diameter, cutting force was 31 N mm-1 with 2.90 m s-1 blade linear velocities had been taken. Result of the tests showed that the average effective field capacity was 0.442 ha h-1 with 81.97% field efficiency, 99.10% sugarcane stubbles cutting efficiency, 17.50 cm depth of off-barring operation, 15.92 cm depth of fertilizer placement, 11.70 cm distance of fertilizer placement away from crop. The operation cost was Rs. 533.70 ha-1 there was a net saving of Rs. 5446 ha-1over conventional method.

 

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