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Created on September 14, 2020

Jang JP-1

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The Jang JP-1 is a manual single-seed planter.

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Product Description

The Jang JP-1 is a manual seeder that plants one seed at a time. The seeder can work with most small to medium-sized seeds and comes with several sprockets designed for different seeds. The seeder has an adjustable planting depth and handle height and a hopper that can hold 0.26 kg of seeds.

Target SDGs

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Market Suggested Retail Price

$599.00

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Community, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

The Jang JP-1 is sold through various online retailers.

Manufacturing/Building Method

This product is mass-produced in South Korea.

Intellectural Property Type

Patent

User Provision Model

Consumers can purchase this product through online retailers.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

Targeted crops

Radish, kale, mustard, arugula, carrot, spinach, cilantro, lettuce, turnips

Seed rate (kg/ha)

Varies

Feedstock rate (kg/hr)

Varies

Working width (m)

0.255 m

Seeding depth (cm)

1-3 cm

Number of rows

1 row

Storage capacity (kg)

~0.156 kg

Portable or stationary?

Portable

Size

0.87 x 0.255 x 0.43 m

Materials

Steel, plastic, foam

Field coverage (ha/hr)

Varies

Weight (kg)

8.5 kg

Power source

Manual

Power rating (W, if applicable)

N/A

Design Specifications

The Jang JP-1 has two wheels, a handlebar, and a clear seed hopper. As the device is pushed through the soil, it digs a furrow in the ground, deposits a single seed, and covers the furrow, with the back wheel firming the seed. The exchangeable sprockets allow the user to control the distance apart the seeds are planted. The sprockets also come in different sizes to accommodate different seeds.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

There is no technical support provided by the manufacturer, users may contact their retailer for support.

Replacement Components

The interchangeable seed sprockets can be bought separately.

Lifecycle

Unknown

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The manufacturer specifies that the product sows one seed at a time and will not make tracks on seeds.

Vetted Performance Status

The manufacturer tested the seed sprocket part of their machine for the discharge of static electricity and stress. Testing performed by the Montgomery County Department of Horticulture found that Jang Automation's AP1 Clean Seeder outperformed a competing push planter when planting small seeds.

Safety

This product contains sharp components that can cause injury.

Complementary Technical Systems

The manufacturer also sells interchangeable seed sprockets, plows, and auxiliary seed hoppers.

Academic Research and References

Boyhan, G., and Curry, S., 2010, Evaluation of Push Planters for Small Plot Work, Montgomery County Department of Horticulture, Athens, GA.

Cherewick, W. J., 1954, An improved experimental plot seeder, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Science, 34(6), pp. 642-643.

Valentin, M. T., 2016, Development of a Vertical Disc Push-Type Double-Row Carrot Seeder for Small-Scale Farmers, CLSU International Journal of Science & Technology, 1(2), pp. 26-33.

Compliance with regulations

The manufacturer has various certifications.

Other Information

Jang JP-1 online retailers Household gardeners, small-scale farmers, and research farmers are product target users Testing by the Montgomery County Department of Horticulture

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