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- Paula, V.R. de; Molin, J.P.
- Applied engineering in agriculture 2013 v.29 no.2 pp. 161-169
- soil compaction, etc ; biometry; clay; clay soils; energy crops; plantations; raw materials; sandy soils; soil texture; sugarcane; tillering; tractors; traffic; wagons; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Sugarcane is a very efficient energy crop, and its plantations last 5 to 6 years on average in Brazil. Plantations would last longer if ratoon damage was better managed by some type of traffic control. This study proposes a method to simulate and measure damage to the soil and plant caused by involuntary traffic of vehicles transporting sugarcane stalks. A study was performed by applying load pass ...