Effect of the Physiological Parameters of Different Age Group Workers on Hoe Weeder

Naveendra Kumar Patel *

K.V.K. Sheikhpura, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar, India.

Asif Beg

Department of Agriculture, Agrawan Heritage University, Fatehabad Road, Bamrauli Katara, Agra, U.P., India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Research was done on the influence of physiological characteristics of different age groups on the hoe weeder at an agriculture working field (10 x 10 m2). Physiological indicators such as heart rate, oxygen consumption rate, and energy expenditure rate of workers of various ages (21–24, 25-28, 29–32, and 33–36 years) were measured while working on a hoe weeder in an agricultural field. Age-related increases in heart rate, oxygen consumption, and energy expenditure were seen among agricultural laborers in a 10 × 10 m2 field. The heart rate, oxygen consumption rate, and energy expenditure rate of those aged 21 to 24 were found to be the lowest while working on a hoe or weeder in an agricultural field. The physiological characteristics of the age group operator of 33–36 years were determined to be the same.

Keywords: Hoe weeder, heartbeat, oxygen consumption, energy expenditure, age groupings

How to Cite

Patel, N. K., & Beg , A. (2024). Effect of the Physiological Parameters of Different Age Group Workers on Hoe Weeder. Journal of Experimental Agriculture International, 46(5), 76–82. https://doi.org/10.9734/jeai/2024/v46i52359


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