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Keywords related to the available technology.
Untilled soil Conservation agriculture Seeding Depth

Sun Wheel® Planter: Modernising Traditional Agriculture The Sun Wheel® Planter technology is a coulter with a finger wheel design that is able to penetrate mulch and untilled soil to deposit seeds and fertilizer. A prototype has been designed and developed to overcome the typical challenges experienced with conventional planters such as plugging of fingers in wet conditions, depth control and seed covering.

What is the technology owner looking for? E.g. collaboration, investment, sales, etc.
The industry(s) relevant to the technology. Which industries can benefit from this technology?
Agriculture, hunting and related services
The Technology Readiness Level of the available technology. For more information on the Technology Readiness Levels, please follow the link: Technology Readiness Levels
Technology readiness level 7
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