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WATERMELONS IN UZBEKISTAN.

60 Velikogo Oktyarya (60 Years of the Great October.)

Tashkent: 1977 Stock Code: 120082
£1,950.00
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First edition, no other copy traced. "In the spirit of socialist emulation inspired by the 60th Anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution, a specialised engineering office and a pilot plant have successfully completed the key stages of a development plan for melon production. The issues of complex mechanisation of melon cultivation were resolved in Soviet Central Asia" (introduction). The photographs, wonderful examples of late 70s Soviet industrial photography, show the latest agricultural machinery in operation. The majority of the images do show melon cultivation employing the latest in agricultural machinery, all identified; a few cover apple-picking and vines.



Contents (photographs and text):

Cucurbits' Seed Drill of SBU-2-4



Cultivator KRN-5,4 produced serially by "Red Aksai" factory



Ridging Hiller OKN-3,6



Cucurbits' Stem Cropper NBCh-5,4

The issues of selective harvesting of cucurbits' crops were resolved taking into account seed and forage purposes



Conveyor with wide-grasping for harvesting of cucurbits' crops TShP-25



Cucurbits' Crops Stacker UPV-8,0



Cucurbits' Crops Bale Lifter PBV-1 in the working process



Cucurbits' Crops Lifter PBV-1



The issues of conveyor technology of picking up and removing fruit crops were resolved in Soviet Central Asia area



Complex of agricultural equipment for picking up and removing fruit crops



Straddle carrier PPK-0,5



Trailer PK-4,0



Process of container self-unloading



Complex mechanization of soil cultivation in vineyards of Soviet Central Asia was finished by creating the machines for air cultivation of soil around the grapevine



Air Cultivator OVP-0,45



Cultivator for the vine

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Description

Landscape folio (300 x 44 mm). Original green rexine album, red and white ribbon ties, title gilt to the front board.

Illustrations

13 original tissue-guarded silver gelatin photographs, including one double-page panorama (215 x 700 mm) mounted on linen-hinged heavy card leaves with deeply debossed captioning in red foil.

Condition

A few light abrasions to covers otherwise in very good condition.

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