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A Machine for Removing Thatch from Turf

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

Citation:  Transactions of the ASAE. 18 (3): 0416-0419. (doi: 10.13031/2013.36600) @1975
Authors:   Brahm P. Verma, Denny C. Davis

ABSTRACT MECHANICAL removal of thatch from turf is a common practice. Presently, a separate operation is re-quired for picking the thatch loosened by mechanical devices. The principle of the machine reported in this paper per-mits simultaneous loosening and dis-charging of the loosened thatch to a catching unit.

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