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Last updated : 21 Sep, 2022

Pneumatic Precision Planter for vegetables crops

Type:  Product
IPR Status:  Others
Secured In:  India
Application/uses: 
  • Precision Agriculture for crops like Onion, Tomato, Chilli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Carrot, Radish etc.
  • Direct planting/seeding of small/irregular vegetable seeds
  • Agri-machinery Manufacturers (MSME Sectors)
  • Target Sates: Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, TN
  • End User: Indian Farmers
Salient Technical Competing Features: 
  • Mechanization of horticultural crops
  • Optimum plant population with the desired planting geometry
  • Uniform distribution and precision placement of seeds
  • Saving of costly seeds
  • Low labour requirement
  • Timeliness of sowing
  • Uniform harvest maturity
Status of Commercialization:  Technology has been transferred to three (03) industries on non-exclusive basis and is under commercialization
Major Raw Materials To Be Utilized :  Common Steels, Aluminum Castings, Sheet metal fabrication like aspirator
Major Equipments:  General Engineering Workshop,Vendors for Castings, CNC – EDM / Wirecut / Milling machine
Techno Economic:  Available on Enquiry Basis. Product cost: Rs.2.0 Lakh [ for a 3-row planter] Return on investment: 2-3 years
Technology Package:  Detailed Manufacturing Drawings, Operators Manual, Manufacturing process of Critical Parts, Illustrated Parts Catalogue
Content Details: 

 

Specifications:

  • Singulation of seeds at least 95%
  • Planting of seeds of diameter : less than 4 mm
  • Row spacing: 35 cm (minimum)
  • Modular planting units  adaptable for all tractors
  • Depth controlling and profile following mechanism
  • Speed of planting : 4-5km/h
Level/Scale of Development:  Exhaustive Field Testing [IARI, New Delhi]