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Application of Motorcycle Techniques for Developing Light-duty Agriculture Power Machines

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  2007 ASAE Annual Meeting  071061.(doi:10.13031/2013.22898)
Authors:   Zhiwei Li, Hongmei Xia, Dingke Zheng, Na Zhao, Yanjuan Huang
Keywords:   Farm Machinery; Light-duty Agriculture Machine; Motorcycle; Hydrostatic Differential Device

The imbalance and laggard developing state of Chinese agricultural mechanization has severely restricted the construction of modernized new countryside in China. The main root lies in special topographical conditions, low education level of rural labor force, and lack of high-quality agricultural mechanized implements for production. Many small agricultural machines, which have been researched and developed, still can not be applied widely because of heavy weight, small powers, low quality, inconvenient maintenance and not suitable for passing through the mountain and hill areas.

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