A STUDY ON A PEDAL-OPERATED RICE THRESHER IN MALAWI
A Chinese Rice Thresher was modified and tested for performance on-station and on-farm in comparison with hand (local) means. The results showed that the mechanical threshing was superior to the hand means in terms of capacity, efficiency, power requirement and germination percentage. Further more farmers expressed strong interest for the technology.
農業機械学会年次大会講演要旨 60, 533-534, 2001-04-01
The Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery and Food Engineers