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Design and Fabrication of Agricultural Rotary Weeder


Rajat Bhosale, Akshay Herkar, Avinash Herkar, Narayan Shinde
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Weed plant competes with crop plant for soil nutrients, moisture, light and space, thereby reducing the production and increasing cost of maintaining the farm. Many methods of weed control (Mechanical, chemical, cultural, biological) have been tried with varied degrees of success but our traditional farmers cannot adapt them due to their finance, skill, knowledge involved and the land holding system and very much less efficiency of the existing technologies. The weeder consists of main frame / handle, soil cutter (wedge), spikes, wheel bearing, epicyclic gear train along with gear box to increase the torque for high load application. The weeder is quite simple, effective and the result is immediately observed.

Rajat Bhosale, Akshay Herkar, Avinash Herkar, Narayan Shinde

Rotary hoe, Reduction gear box, Parallelogram linkage, cam and follower mechanism, inter row weeding techniques.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 2 | March-April - 2017
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2017-04-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
362-365 IJSRSET1732104   Technoscience Academy

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Rajat Bhosale, Akshay Herkar, Avinash Herkar, Narayan Shinde, "Design and Fabrication of Agricultural Rotary Weeder ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.362-365, March-April-2017.
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