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Evaluation of Tractor Operated Potato Planter



G.R. Mari , S.A. Memon , N. Leghari and A.D. Brohi
 
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The experiment was carried out to evaluate the performance of potato planter at Latif experimental Farm, Sindh Agriculture University, and Tandojam during 2001. The potato planter was powered by Fiat-480 diesel tractor at low 3rd gear speed. The parameters were determined at moisture content of 15.73%, fuel consumption was 24.04 1/ha. The travel reduction was 5.04% field efficiency was 67.47%, field capacity was 0.80 ha/hr. The farmers are interested to plant more potato by using potato planter, because it covers more area in less time. It is labor saving machine.

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G.R. Mari , S.A. Memon , N. Leghari and A.D. Brohi , 2002. Evaluation of Tractor Operated Potato Planter. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2: 889-891.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2002.889.891

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2002.889.891

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