Melur plough


  • It is used for shallow ploughing. The cast iron shares made in Melur, near Madurai in Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Bose plough. In some areas double Melur plough bottoms are used. Except the share, all other components viz., frame, beam and handle are made of wood.
  • It is an alternative to the country plough. When the share happens to encounter root stumps or roots, the share will break. The broken share can be easily replaced.
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