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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Testing and performance evaluation of animal drawn inclined plate planter for hybrid rice

Author(s):

AK Chandrakar, Samir Shantaiya and VM Victor

Abstract:
Farm mechanization has been helpful to bring about a significant improvement in agricultural productivity. Thus, there is strong need for mechanization of agricultural operations. Sowing is the most important operation for growing of the crops. The state evolved a selective mechanization model using a mechanization technology. The monsoon season is from late June to October and is a welcome respite from the heat. Chhattisgarh receives an average of 1400 mm of rain. The maximum and minimum temperature of the district is 45° c & 8° c respectively. The studied were conducted during year 20017-18 to 2018-19. The average power required for pulling planter was found to be 0.44 hp at an average speed of 2.35 km/h. The actual field capacity of machine was found to be 0.13 ha/h at 25 cm row to row spacing respectively. From the actual and theoretical field capacity the field efficiency of the planter was found to be 72.22%. Cost of operation of the inclined plate planter for rice seeding was estimated as Rs. 32.80 per hour and Rs. 234 per hectare.

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How to cite this article:
AK Chandrakar, Samir Shantaiya and VM Victor. Testing and performance evaluation of animal drawn inclined plate planter for hybrid rice. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):38-40.

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