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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2] emissions from untilled soil compared with soil subjected to mouldboard plough tillage under the climatic conditions of Georgia piedmont (Hendrix et al.
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.
However, a long-term conventional tillage with mouldboard plough causes severe SOM reduction in agricultural soils (Six et al.
The mouldboard plough has one of the most complex shapes of tillage implements and has been developing for centuries.
Mouldboard plough using 3-bottom plough, 500-mm-wide bottoms, to the 250-mm depth followed by a disk harrow twice was used to create the deep ploughing treatments.
Keywords: Modeling, mouldboard plough, soil degradation, tillage erosion, tillage translocation
In 2011, >10 000 ha of sandplain soils (Tenosols) in the northern wheatbelt region of Western Australia was inverted using a mouldboard plough (Davies et al.
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.