Influence of the working elements of the digging unit of a carrot harvester on soil deformation

  • 1 Department of Agricultural, Forest and Transport Machinery, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland


This publication presents an analysis of the operation of an active undermining assembly in the form of two symmetrical, oscillating feet, designed for machine harvesting of carrots. The use of the proposed assembly makes it possible to effectively loosen the soil layers close to the carrot roots, which significantly reduces the force required to pull the roots out of the soil.



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