The Rotary Weeder is a tool used to remove weeds either manually or mechanically. It is helpful to farmers who uses minimal to zero amount of herbicides. Manual weeding takes about 25 days solo work to finish one hectare. Pasali's latest mechanical weeder is light, one horsepower (HP), does three rows at a time and easy to operate, making it possible even for women to work with. Two weeders can to do a hectare of rice in just five hours. However, the latest model is still subject for further development.
The Evolution of the Rotary Weeder
2005 Single-row wood (prototype 1)
2005 Single-row wood with nails as spikes (prototype 2)
2006 Double and triple row versions (prototype 3-6)
2008 Mechanized 6 HP engine (prototype 7)
2009 Mechanized 3 HP engine (prototype 8)
2010 Mechanized 1 HP engine (prototype 9)
2011 Mechanized 1 HP engine, fiberglass enhanced, single-row (prototype 10)
2011 Mechanized 1 HP engine, fiberglass enhanced, multi-row (prototype 11-12)
Video Pasali SRI motorized weeder 2010
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