Is there any machine for harvesting turmeric rhizomes from the field?

C. Loganathan

Tamil Nadu

Mr. P. Ramaraju, a farmer, has designed an efficient turmeric harvester. It consumes one litre of diesel an hour. Special attachment of this harvester shakes the harvested rhizomes so that the soil adhered to them drops to the field, leaving the rhizomes clear for collection. It is priced Rs. 30,000. For details contact Mr. P.Ramaraju, Pudhupalayam, Gettisamudram post, Anthiyur Taluk, Erode district – 638 501, TamilNadu, mobile:9865171790.

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