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Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Development and performance evaluation of manually operated spear peg rotary weeder

Author(s):
Kishan Kumar, Chandan Kumar Singh, Pradeep Mishra and Shiva Tiwari
Abstract:
Weeds are the serious issue in all crop season that competes with crops for water, nutrient and light. Various study and research work has carried out on various manually, mechanically and chemically method for the effective control of weed. The present study includes design and development of a manually operated rotary weeder with spear shaped peg. Also, the performance of the weeder was evaluated on different performance parameter. The average field capacity, field efficiency, weeding efficiency and plant damage were found as 0.0153 ha/hr, 68.33%, 58.11% and 6.53% at the average speed of 1.146 km/hr.
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How to cite this article:
Kishan Kumar, Chandan Kumar Singh, Pradeep Mishra, Shiva Tiwari. Development and performance evaluation of manually operated spear peg rotary weeder. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(2):502-505.

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