Addison-Wesley Longman, Limited, 1985 - Technology & Engineering - 180 pages
Materials and workshop tools. Mechanics. Electricity. An introduction to types of tractor used in horticulture. The working principles and basic construction of internal combustion engines. Lubrication and cooling systems. Fuel systems. Ignition systems. Transmission. Tractor hydraulic lift and power-take-off drive systems. Horticultural hand tools. Ploughs and cultivating equipment. Fertilizer distributors and seed-drills. Nursery machinery. Mowing machines. Sprayers. Lawn care equipment. Chain saws and hedge cutters. Glasshouse equipment.
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