mouldboard plough

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Noun1.mouldboard plough - plow that has a moldboardmouldboard plough - 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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A tillage experiment, consisting of two treatments, mouldboard plough (MP) and no tillage (NT), was established in a randomized complete block design with four replicates.
Mouldboard plough is the most efficient tillage implement for seed bed preparation and weed eradication in Pakistan.
Three tillage treatments (conventional tillage (2-cultivation), tillage with mouldboard plough + 2-cultivation and tillage with chisel plough + 2-cultivation) were kept in main plots, while nitrogen application at different growth stages (Whole at sowing, 1/2 at sowing + 1/2 at V5 (5-leaf stage), 1/2 at sowing + 1/2 at tasseling, 1/2 at V5 + 1/2 at tasseling, 1/3 at sowing + 1/3 at V5 + 1/3 at tasseling) in sub-plots.
Performance Evaluation of an Enamel Coated Animal Drawn Mouldboard Plough. International Scientific Conference, Rousse, Bulgaria, 0406, April 2002.
However, a long-term conventional tillage with mouldboard plough causes severe SOM reduction in agricultural soils (Six et al., 2000) and is responsible for reducing soil organic carbon levels by up to 70% (Lal & Bruce, 1999).
The mouldboard plough has one of the most complex shapes of tillage implements and has been developing for centuries.
In all but the mouldboard plough plot, all tractor operations were carried out in 2 passes of 2.8-m-wide equipment using a medium tractor with rear tyres approximately 0.32 cm in width, so about 75% of plot area was unaffected by tractor wheels, unless deliberately compacted.
Keywords: Modeling, mouldboard plough, soil degradation, tillage erosion, tillage translocation
The initial cultivation of Paddock B was performed on 30 March 2011 using a mouldboard plough, which produced furrows 0.25 m deep and 0.40 m wide.
However, the surface morphology of the head of dung beetle was selected for modification of bulldozing plates and mouldboard plough surfaces.
The conventional tillage (CT) system is based on a high intensity of soil engagement and inversion of the soil with mouldboard plough (Fig.