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Camera-controlled hoeing of row crops

{Tool} Camera-controlled hoeing of row crops. [Sarchiatura a guida assistita per le colture a fila.] Creator(s): Bortolussi, Stefano. Issuing Organisation(s): Associazione Italiana Agricoltura Biologica AIAB. OK-Net Arable Practice abstract, no. 041. (2018)

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Online at: https://orgprints.org/32949

Summary

The distance of the operating tools from the middle of the row is reduced to as little as 2.5 cm at a working speed of 6-7 km/h (when the crop is in early development stage).
Practical recommendations
Observations and practical hints
• The earlier the better: hoeing should be performed as soon as the row is visible.
• The more developed the crop is, the larger the distance between the hoeing sweeps and the centre of the row should be.
• In crusty soils, the working speed should be reduced during the early development stage of the crop to decrease the risk of uprooting the crop.

Summary translation

Raccomandazioni pratiche
Osservazioni e consigli pratici
• Intervenire il più presto possibile, appena si riesce ad individuare visivamente la fila.
• Maggiori sono le dimensioni della coltura, maggiore è la distanza che gli organi lavoranti devono man-tenere dal centro della fila.
• In terreni soggetti a crosta ridurre le velocità di lavoro durante le prime fasi della coltura per ridurre il rischio di scalzare le piante.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
What problem does the tool address?:The closer sweeps get to the middle of the row, the more efficient hoeing becomes. However, minor driving mistakes or lack of precision put the crop at risk as plants can be uprooted or damaged.
What solution does the tool offer?:Hoeing with camera-controlled steering systems.
Country:Italy
Type of Practice Tool:Practice abstracts
Theme:Weed management
Keywords:weed management
Keywords:weed management, arable farming, weed control
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishweed controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM > IFOAM EU Group
Italy > AIAB
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:652654
Related Links:http://farmknowledge.org/index.php/search-for-ok-tools?v=32949
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Basler, Andreas
ID Code:32949
Deposited On:24 Apr 2018 08:57
Last Modified:23 Jan 2019 11:00
Document Language:English, Italian/Italiano
Status:Published

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