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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

An Electric Scythe for Small Plot Harvest of Safflower1


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  1. Vol. 65 No. 2, p. 338-339
    Received: July 15, 1972

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  1. George H. Abel2



The blade of a scythe was replaced with an electric hedge trimmer to cut small plots of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.). Compared to the other methods, cutting time was decreased 25 to 75% and work was done with less discomfort.

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