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Terminology and Definitions for Soil Tillage and Soil-Tool Relationships

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

ASAE  ASAE EP291.3   February  2005

Keywords: Definitions, Implements, Soil, Terminology, Tillage

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 The purpose of this Standard is to provide uniform terminology and definitions for soil tillage and soil-tool relationships in the production of food and fiber.

1.2 This Standard is intended to be consistent with terminology in other ASAE standards including ASAE Standard S414.1, Terminology and Definitions for Agricultural Tillage Implements, and ASAE Standard S477, Terminology for Soil-Engaging Components for Conservation-Tillage Planters, Drills and Seeders.

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