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Pneumatic Precision Planter for vegetables

Type:  Product
IPR Status:  Others
Secured In:  India
Application/uses: 

Precision Agriculture
Direct planting/seeding of small/irregular vegetable seeds

Salient Technical Competing Features: 
  • High Singulation accuracy
  • Designed for Indian Crop Production Practices
  • Direct Seeding of small/irregular seeds at uniform depth
  • Empower Indian small & marginal farmers [suited for 35-45hp tractors]
Environmental Consideration: 

Environment friendly

Status of Commercialization:  In Process. Three SMEs submitted EoI.
Techno Economic:  Available on enquiry basis.
Content Details: 

Specifications :

  • Singulation of seeds at least 95%
  • Planting of seeds of diameter : less than 4 mm
  • Row spacing-35 cm (minimum)
  • Modular planting units adaptable for all tractors
  • Depth controlling and profile following mechanism
  • Speed of planting - 4-5km/hr
Level/Scale of Development:  Prototype. Exhaustive Field Testing [IARI, New Delhi]

Last updated : 4 Oct, 2019