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.


Abstract

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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