moldboard plow

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Moldboard plow

A colloquial term for a Walking turning plow.
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Noun1.Moldboard plow - plow that has a moldboardmoldboard plow - plow that has a moldboard    
colter, coulter - a sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
landside - component consisting of a side piece opposite the moldboard
lister plough, lister plow, middle buster, middlebreaker, lister - moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow
moldboard, mouldboard - wedge formed by the curved part of a steel plow blade that turns the furrow
plow, plough - a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
ploughshare, plowshare, share - a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
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Hasan (2012) found increment in penetration resistance, due to traffic, of 100, 51 and 15% at depths of 10, 20 and 30 cm, respectively, and indicated moldboard plow as the most efficient implement to reduce penetration resistance in the studied soil.
Properly adjusted coulters enable a moldboard plow to do the best job possible and even reduce the draft (amount of power) required to pull the plow.
This device allows you to cover more ground, with small moldboard plow, hoe, and cultivator attachments.
The moldboard plow has almost disappeared during the last fifty years.
8] There were paid attention in randomized complete block design with four replications for checking effect of four different tillage ways which is involved moldboard plow as a conventional way*moldboard plow and heavy disc* subsoiler and heavy disc and subsoiler and moldboard on some physical feature of soil* in a potato field with loam-sandy tissue.
The treatments including Minimum Tillage (MT), Conventional Cultivator (CC) and Moldboard Plow (MP) were laid out in a randomized complete block design.
had a moldboard plow or heavy disk oiled up and ready to go.
Tillage treatments in the study were moldboard plow + two passes of disk harrow (MDD) as conventional tillage method; moldboard plow + one pass of rotavator (MR), chisel plow + one pass of rotavator (CR) and two passes of disk harrow (DD) as reduced tillage methods; one pass of rotavator (R) and one pass of tine cultivator (C) as minimum tillage methods, and no-tillage (NT) as direct drilling method.
Johnson rotated corn and soybeans on one set of plots that were fertilized and tilled every year with a chisel or moldboard plow.
The moldboard plow is an important primary tillage tool used by farmers (Figure 13-1).
The use of the moldboard plow became commonplace in the mid-1800s and led to the widespread planting of maize in the United States.
His three-bottom moldboard plow is a "roll-over" model, which eliminates "dead furrows" and reduces soil erosion.