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    Synergistic automation in Burley harvesting and market preparation

    WELLS L.G.; SMITH T.D.; BRIDGES T.C.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Lexington, KY, USA.
    An automated harvesting system has been developed and tested for whole-plant harvesting of burley tobacco. An experimental prototype of this two-worker system has achieved a capacity of 0.12 ha (0.3 acre)/hour at a relatively low field efficiency of...