Power Operated Passive Weeder
Kadivendi Mahipalchary
-1, Telangana

8th National Grassroots Innovation - 2015

 Innovator Profile

The weeder developed by the innovator is a self-propelled cultivator having passive tillage tool (reversible shovel type with tynes) where the operator needs to walk behind the machine. With an average coverage of 0.4-0.5 acre/h at average fuel consumption 0.5 lit/h, this weeder fills the gap between small tractor and draft animal operated tillage machinery. The can also be used for secondary tillage operation, sowing and applying fertilizer/ insecticides apart from hoeing and weeding.