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Controlled traffic cropping systems

, : Controlled traffic cropping systems. Conference on agricultural engineering, Adelaide, Australia, 24-28 August, 1986 Preprints of papers: 234-238

Two years comparison of controlled traffic tillage to conventional tillage were evaluated. Tests of tractor drawbar pull, wheel slip, fuel consumption and groundspeed, show a 46% reduction in tillage fuel consumption using controlled traffic.

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