Direct Combine Harvesting

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Direct Combine Harvesting

 

a method of machine harvesting of agricultural crops with a single harvesting operation. This method produces grain when harvesting grain crops, flax straw and flaxseed when harvesting flax, and ears and chopped silage when harvesting corn. It also makes possible the harvesting of sugar beets with the tops removed and potatoes with the tops and dirt removed.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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