Small-seed legume harvesting: Clover and alfalfa seed threshing losses minimized by minor modifications and adjustments of present machines
AuthorsP. R. Bunnelle
L. G. Jones
R. A. Kepner
Authors AffiliationsP. R. Bunnelle is Lecturer in Agricultural Engineering, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis; L. G. Jones is Associate Specialist in Agronomy, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis; R. A. Kepner is Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California College of Agricrilture, Davis.
Hilgardia 6(9):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n09p11. September 1952.
A total of 115 field test runs made during the 1951 harvest season indicate that present harvesting machines, with minor modifications and careful adjustment, can do a satisfactory job of threshing seed of alfalfa and some kinds of clover—provided the load is kept at a reasonable level.
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