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Evaluation of the Wear of Developed Cultivator Tines

Adeyemi Adegbenjo

ISBN 10: 3848409909 / ISBN 13: 9783848409907
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Paperback. 168 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.4in.High wear rate of tillage tools and the increasing difficulty of importing replacements have constituted major constraints to tillage practices on Nigerian soils. Also, farmers and equipment operators constantly complain about the high wear rate of ground tools especially in dry land agricultural areas. To this end, most existing cultivators are underused or totally abandoned in some cases because of these identified problems. Furthermore, information on a scientific approach to the refurbishment andor replacement of worn tillage tools using locally available materials is lacking. This book evaluates the wear performance of developed cultivator tines in a tropical sandy loam soil in Southwestern Nigeria with a view to enhancing local tillage practices and improving the service life of cultivator tines used on Nigerian soils. Researchers and students working on wear resistance of tillage tools will find this book very useful. it will also assist tutors handling agricultural tillage and related topics in the faculties of agriculture and engineering technology. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783848409907

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Title: Evaluation of the Wear of Developed ...

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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High wear rate of tillage tools and the increasing difficulty of importing replacements have constituted major constraints to tillage practices on Nigerian soils. Also, farmers and equipment operators constantly complain about the high wear rate of ground tools especially in dry land agricultural areas. To this end,most existing cultivators are underused or totally abandoned in some cases because of these identified problems. Furthermore, information on a scientific approach to the refurbishment and/or replacement of worn tillage tools using locally available materials is lacking. This book evaluates the wear performance of developed cultivator tines in a tropical sandy loam soil in Southwestern Nigeria with a view to enhancing local tillage practices and improving the service life of cultivator tines used on Nigerian soils.Researchers and students working on wear resistance of tillage tools will find this book very useful. it will also assist tutors handling agricultural tillage and related topics in the faculties of agriculture and engineering technology.

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Mr Adeyemi O. ADEGBENJO has a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)and Masters of Science (M.Sc.)degrees in Agricultural Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. He is a teaching and research staff in the postharvest engineering unit of the department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering,Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife,Nigeria.

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