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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 1)
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Estimation of Wheat Cultivation Mechanization Status in Iran

M.B. Lak
Corresponding Author:  M.B. Lak 

Key words:  Needed power, mechanization indices, obstacles and remedies, wheat cultivation, , ,
Vol. 3 , (1): 51-54
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2010 June, 24 2010 October, 14 2011 January, 10
Abstract:

Agricultural Mechanization (AM) was obtained from contribution of agriculture and 20th century technology for providing the world highly increasing population needs for food and fiber. In this study, Iran wheat cultivation mechanization status and obstacles were considered and by comparing with other countries experiences, some remedies presented. However, AM in Iran has aged for more than 80 years, it has not achieved to its desired position. From this study, wheat cultivation Mechanization Level (M L) and available power per hectare estimated 84% and 1.17 (hp/ha), respectively. For full mechanized wheat cultivation (ML = 100%), by assuming available power per hectare of 1.17 (hp/ha), more 1244387 (hp) power is needed.
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M.B. Lak, 2011. Estimation of Wheat Cultivation Mechanization Status in Iran.  Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 3(1): 51-54.
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