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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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.
had a moldboard plow or heavy disk oiled up and ready to go.
Johnson rotated corn and soybeans on one set of plots that were fertilized and tilled every year with a chisel or moldboard plow.
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.
He has posted one of himself with the rusty moldboard plow that features prominently in this story of a narrator also named Federman who spent World War II on a French farm (remember: it is always folly to assume author and narrator are the same person--in Federman's works, they have frequently been shown not to be.
First published in 1946 in response to Edward Faulkner's Plowman's Folly advocating the use of "subsurface tillage" in farming, this work defends the place of the moldboard plow in the context of conservation farming.
Other accessories include a moldboard plow for extra-deep tilling and a grain-drill attachment for planting in rows.
The moldboard plow and McCormick's reaper transformed the farms of the world, while industrial production altered entire economies and elevated the living standards of society.
17] stalk shredder and an increase in the effective performance evaluation and return to stubble moldboard plow than by other methods carried out.
First to the future cornfield came our moldboard plow, pulled by Dick and Prince.