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Sugar cane harvester performance
In 1977, BSES agricultural engineering staff began a programme of evaluating recent models of harvesters, to assess their ability to meet the requirements of both sides of the industry. This paper reports on some of the ...
The effect of harvesting basecutter setting on dirt in the cane supply and cane left in the field
The amount of dirt entering sugar mills has tended to increase since the introduction of mechanical harvesting (Carreja 1978). Dirt reduces mill efficiency and increases maintenance costs and it is therefore essential that ...