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QUINOA

TRADITIONAL HAND-TOOLS

Category

Sickle

 

 

Operation

Harvesting

 

 

Country

 

 

 

Local Name

 

 

 

Commodities

Quinoa

 

 

Energy Source

 

 

 

Company

Tropic , Cameroon

Kumar Industries, India

Chillington-Agrimal Ltd, Malawi

Agricultural Tools Factory Ltd, Nepal

A.F.M.A., Niger

Herramientas S.A. , Peru

Seymour Manufacturing Co. Inc., Zimbabwe

 

 

Description

The Quinoa plant is harvested cutting with the sickle the stem near the soil surface.

 

Sickle - Harvesting

Quinoa

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TRADITIONAL HAND-TOOLS : Sickle

TRADITIONAL HAND-TOOLS : Sickle


1. Cereals

2. Fruits and nuts

3. Legumes, vegetables and oilseeds

4. Roots and tubers

5. Grass

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