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  • LS225

  • AIEMERY

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Specification Sheet for Aiemery Plow

Model

LS225

Knife 

2

Tractor Horse power

18-30hp

Turning angle

180degree

Turning type

handle

Max. Chipping diameter

100mm

Weight

60kg

 

What is a Plow?

A plow, also spelled "plough" in some regions, is an agricultural tool that is used to prepare soil for planting crops. It typically consists of a blade that is pulled through the soil by an animal or a machine. The blade turns over the soil, creating a furrow where seeds can be planted. Plowing is an important agricultural practice that helps to improve soil structure and fertility. Different types of plows have been developed over time to suit different soil types and farming practices. Some modern plows use advanced technology to improve efficiency and reduce soil erosion.


How a Plow Works

When a plow is pulled through the soil, the share cuts through the soil, creating a furrow. The moldboard then turns the soil over and buries any weeds or other organic matter. This process creates a loose, fertile soil bed for planting crops.


Importance of Plowing

Plowing is essential for several reasons. Firstly, it creates a fertile soil bed for planting crops, ensuring healthy plant growth and high yields. Plowing also helps to control weeds, pests, and diseases by burying them under the soil. Additionally, plowing can help to conserve water by breaking up hardpan and allowing water to penetrate the soil more easily.


Plow Techniques

There are different plow techniques farmers can use depending on their goals and the type of soil they have. Here are some of the most common plow techniques:


Conventional Plowing

Conventional plowing involves turning over the soil completely, burying all weeds and other organic matter. This technique is effective for controlling weeds and pests but can also be detrimental to soil health if done too often.


Reduced Tillage

Reduced tillage involves disturbing the soil less than conventional plowing. Farmers using this technique may only till the soil where the crop will be planted, leaving the rest of the field undisturbed. This technique can help to reduce erosion and conserve soil moisture.


No-Till

No-till farming involves planting crops without tilling the soil at all. Instead, farmers use specialized equipment to plant seeds directly into the undisturbed soil. This technique can help to conserve soil moisture, reduce erosion, and promote soil health.


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