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The effect of harvester settings on cane loss and subsequent ratoon cane yield
This replicated trial at Tully showed that harvester settings (basecutter height, forward speed, and direction of travel in relation to crop lodging) can significantly influence the amount of cane left in the paddock after ...
The effect of two different Toft basecutters on ratoon yield
The visual appearance of the cane stubble remaining after harvesting with the Toft angled underslung basecutter usually fitted to 7000 series harvesters is different to that remaining after harvesting with the horizontal ...
The effect of coulter ripping on GCTB ratoons at Hawkins Creek
In some parts of north Queensland coulter ripping is a standard operation carried out in green cane trash blanketed ratoons. Very little ripping is carried out in the Herbert Valley, even though the soil in old ratoons ...
Modified rotary-pinch chopper system for improved harvesting efficiency : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report
Bin weight is becoming an increasingly topical issue for the Australian sugar industry, with millers and haul-out contractors seeking to improve the efficiency of their operations by hauling more cane per trip using existing ...