Manual and time consuming seed sowing process
The brothers have developed a seed drill/seed cum fertilizer drill using a single gang of disc harrow as the furrow opener. This tractor mounted harrow seed drill consists of a gang of discs (11 in the present prototype), ground wheel, seed box, agitator for preventing bulging, vertical disc type seed metering mechanism, chain and sprocket for transmitting power from ground wheel to seed metering mechanism, seed box, fertilizer box, etc. The row to row spacing is maintained at 20 cm (average) while plant to plant spacing can be adjusted by the change in the speed of operation. For changing the depth of seed placement, angle of pipe can be changed. A covering has been attached to cover the seed, which otherwise get eaten by birds, rats or insects. The other performance parameters of the digger are as follows: cutting width: 6 feet (1.83 m); working depth: up to 3 to 4 inch (0.07 to 0.1 m); field capacity: 2 beegha per hour, fuel consumption: 2 lit per hour. Minimum 35 hp tractor is required for operation, with negligible extra maintenance cost.
Link: Working with the help of PTO shaft of tractor
Manufacturing Capacity: e) Franchising
Problem Scale: 2) Around the world
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