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CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering, Volume III Plant Production Engineering, Chapter 1 Machines for Crop Production, Part 1.2 Tillage Machinery
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering, Volume III Plant Production Engineering, Chapter 1 Machines for Crop Production, Part 1.2 Tillage Machinery, pp. 184-217 .(doi:10.13031/2013.36343)
Authors: G. H. Weise, E. H. Bourarach
Keywords: Keywords: 1.2.1. General Importance of Tillage Operations, 1.2.2. Soil Engaging Components, 1.2.3. Tillage Systems
First paragraph: Tillage means the preparation of the growth zone in the soil (about 10 to 90 cm of the top layer of soil) for plant development. As large areas of the surface of the earth are subject to tillage, man has tried to ease the cumbersome and time-critical work of tillage and developed machines which allow in most places of the world to perform this task with ease and efficiency.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)