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Machineries for Vegetable Machanization

SAFETY GADGETS FOR CHAFF CUTTERS
Description

Suitable for protecting injuries caused by chaff cutter. Simple cost-effective interventions. It consists of Blade Guard, Flywheel, Lock and Warning Roller. It ensures safe operation of Chaffcutter. Finger and hand Injuries are prevented.

Salient Feature

It is an easy to mount. Low cost Technology. These safety gadgets can be retrofitted easily on existing as well as new machines for prevention of injuries.

MULTI-CROP PLANTER FOR VEGETABLE SEEDS
Technology Brief

The multi-crop planter is useful for sowing of different types of vegetable seeds by changing the vertical roller. This is a manual seeding machine operated by single person. The field capacity of the planter is 0.03 ha.h-1. Precision planting of vegetable seeds in small plots, yields 15% saving in seed with 85-90% singulation.

Salient Feature

Suitable for planting of small and bold vegetables seeds with adjustable seed spacing. Seed spacings are changed by replacing the vertical rollers and changing the sprocket positions.

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

Carrot Harvester
Description

Useful for raised bed carrot harvesting, two beds gets harvested simultaneously. Width of coverage of the carrot harvester is 1.3 m. Operated by 45 hp tractor having field capacity 0.5 ha/h.

Salient Feature

Uses single cutting blades (angle 15 degree) consists of equally spaced three V-type cutting edges. Blades makes a cut below the root of the carrot and loosens the soil of the beds simultaneously.

Tractor Operated Garlic Planter
Description

Useful for sowing garlic cloves with row spacing of 150 mm. It is operated by 45 hp tractor, having field capacity 0.2 ha/h.

Salient Feature

It uses Aluminium casted vertical metering plates with eight hemi-spherical cups for sowing garlic cloves.

Garlic Harvester
Description

It is useful for harvesting of garlic and is operated by 45 hp tractor, having field capacity 0.24 ha/h.

Salient Feature

For harvesting of garlic, uses digging blade of size 600 mm x 300 mm with rake angle of 15 degree.

Tractor Operated Okra Planter
Description

Useful for planting soaked okra seed on ridges. Operated by 35 hp tractor having field capacity of 0.2 ha/h.

Salient Feature

The planting and ridge making operation is done in one pass. It maintains the row and plant distance.

Power Operated Okra Thresher
Description

Suitable for threshing okra pod, separate husk and other impurities from seed. Powered by 2 hp electric motor, capacity 70 kg/h.

Salient Feature

Threshing time is reduced by 30 %, which result in reduction in operational cost by 70 percent.

Onion Seed Extractor
Description

Developed for extraction of good quality seed from onion umbel using spike tooth extraction mechanism, powered by 1 hp Single-phase motor; capacity 25 kg (onion umbel) /h.

Salient Feature

It saves extraction cost and avoids arduous and drudgeryful manual extraction of onion seed. It is very useful for small scale onion seed grower.

Vegetable Seed Extractor
Description

Suitable for extraction of seeds of tomato, brinjal, bottle gourd, powered by 2 hp single phase electric motor, capacity of 500 kg/h (Brinjal), 450 kg/h (Bottle gourd) and 200 kg/h (Ash gourd).

Salient Feature

It saves extraction cost and avoids arduous and drudgeryful manual extraction of onion seed. It is very useful for small scale onion seed grower.

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