Characterization of the process of mechanization and farm power requirement
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Characterization of the process of mechanization and farm power requirement by Girja Sharan

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Published by Centre for Management in Agriculture, Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India,
  • Gujarat.

Subjects:

  • Agricultural machinery -- India -- Gujarat.,
  • Farm mechanization -- India -- Gujarat.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Girja Sharan, D. P. Mathur, Maya Viswanath.
SeriesCMA monograph ; no. 45, CMA monograph ;, no. 45.
ContributionsMathur, D. P., joint author., Viswanath, Maya, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS760.I4 S43
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4525262M
LC Control Number76901588

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Mechanization may be defined as the process of injecting power and machinery between man and materials in a production system (Khalequzzaman and Karim, ). Some other agricultural activities have already been mechanized and the most important one is water pumping through STW and DTW. FARM MECHANIZATION Mechanized agriculture is the process of using agricultural machinery to mechanize the work of agriculture, greatly increasing farm worker productivity. The effective mechanization contributes to increase production in two major ways: firstly the timeliness of operation and secondly the good quality of work. Farm Mechanization in the country is se t to enter a. farm power availability and productivity (Singh, ). requirement and time of operation ar e reduces by 78% and 50%. The third important source of farm power is mechanical power that is available through tractors and oil engines. The oil engine is a highly efficient device for converting fuel into useful work. The efficiency of diesel engine varies between 32 and 38 per cent, whereas that of the carburettor engine is in the range of 25 and 32 per cent.

Characterization of the process of mechanization and farm power requirement. Ahmedabad: Centre for Management in Agriculture, Indian Institute of Management, [pref. ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Girja Sharan; D P Mathur; Maya Viswanath. Farm mechanization is a crucial input for agricultural production. Without farm power and the appropriate complementary tools, implements and machines, farmers would struggle to emerge from subsistence production. With demands being exerted on the planet’s natural capital by ever.   that affect the mechanization process. Debates about mechanization and mechanization policy can become very emotional Advocates of rapid mechanization find themselves accused of exaggerating its direct output effects or of confusing mechanization with modernization or large machines and farm size with efficiency. Mechanical power: The third important source of farm power is mechanical power that is available through tractors and oil engines. The oil engine is a highly efficient device for converting fuel into useful work. The efficiency of diesel engine varies between 32 to 38 per cent where as that of petrol engine varies from 25 to 32 percent.