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- n. A curved blade on a plough that serves to turn over the furrow
- n. A follow board.
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- n. wedge formed by the curved part of a steel plow blade that turns the furrow
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- The mouldboard is the other main part of the plow which turns over the earth previously cut by the courter and the share.
Once they are very wet, they stick to the mouldboard and make the work difficult.
Fig. 3.22: The furrow slice is cut by the courter and by the share and turned over by the mouldboard.
It is to the frog that the mouldboard and the share are attached.
The green manures were incorporated in situ 60 DE by a tractor-mounted rototiller and by a power tiller-drawn mouldboard plough in
At the same time, 9,6 t/ha/yr were lost from the fields ploughed with the mouldboard plough.
A major factor causing soil erosion in Zimbabwe is clean tillage involving the mouldboard plough which is often used too late (after the onset of the rainy season) and/or done too shallow (approx. 125 mm) because of a general lack of (suitable) draught animals.
From the first three years 'results it would appear that, in the dry region, tied ridging will meet the criterion of equal or improved yield levels compared to mouldboard ploughing only if existing management practices, in particular with respect to timely planting and first weeding, are improved.
During the early stages of project formulation, three main treatments were selected for investigation, namely: mouldboard ploughing, ripping into bare ground and no-till tied ridging.
Problems are encountered with the rapid abrasion of some parts of the mouldboard plow.
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