Macineries for vegetable mechanization

Pusa Carrot Planter

Description

Useful for commercial production of carrot through precise planting on raised beds. It can be operated with 45hp Tractor. The field capacity is 0.5 ha per hour. It has inclined plate seed metering mechanism, raised bed formers, furrow openers , covering and compaction device.

Salient Feature
Carrot seed can be sown on two beds each with 4 - rows with adjustable row to row spacing. Saves water and other inputs. Higher plant population leading to higher productivity and suitable for mechanical harvesting.

Pusa Garlic Planter

Description

For planting garlic cloves on flat bed can be operated with45hp tractor. The field capacity is0.2 ha per hour. It comprises of cup type metering mechanism along with narrow furrow openers.

Salient Feature
Precise planting of garlic cloves in 9 rows. Higher production and suitable for mechanical weeding and harvesting operation78% saving in time and 64% saving in cost of operation as compared to manual planting

Pneumatic Precision planter

Description

Used for Precision Planting of small vegetable seeds. Provides uniform germination and maturitycan be operated with45hp tractor. The field capacity is0.2-0.3 ha/h. It comprises of pneumatic seeding mechanism with aspirator, seed plates, furrow opener and compaction wheels.

Salient Feature
Mechanized Vegetable Cultivation, saving of costly seeds, Uniform germination resulting in uniform maturity, Timeliness in operation

Pusa Wheel Hand Hoe

Description

It is an improved manual tool used for weeding and inter-culture in row crops. It can cover an area of 200 sq m in an hour. It comprises of a wheel, an adjustable handle and soil working tool

Salient Feature
The angle of operation could be adjusted according to stature of the operator, reduces operator fatigue. Cost effective for weeding and inter-culture operation