Planters and their components: types, attributes, functional requirements, classification and description

Date released
07 March 2006
Publication Code

J R Murray, J N Tullberg, and B B Basnet



A major constraint to adoption of improved resource-conserving cropping systems in developing countries is the lack of simple planting equipment. This manual provides a valuable reference for research and extension personnel engaged in the selection, adaptation and/or construction of complete planters appropriate to specific soil, crop, climate and residue conditions.