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Pruning shears, also called hand pruners

(in American English), or secateurs, are a

type of scissors for use on plants. They are
strong enough to prune hard branches of
trees and shrubs, sometimes up to two
centimetres thick. They are used in
gardening, arboriculture, farming, flower
arranging, and nature conservation, where
fine-scale habitat management is required.

plow, also spelled plough, most important

agricultural implement since the beginning of
history, used to turn and break up soil, to bury crop
residues, and to help control weeds.
The antecedent of the plow is the prehistoric
digging stick. The earliest plows were doubtless

digging sticks fashioned with handles for pulling or


There are four general types of harrows: disc

harrow, tine harrow, chain harrow and chain disk
harrows. Harrows were originally drawn by draft
animals, such as horses, mules, or oxen, or in some
times and places by manual labourers. In modern
practice they are almost always tractor-mounted
implements, either trailed after the tractor by a
drawbar or mounted on the three-point hitch.
A modern development of the traditional harrow is
the rotary power harrow, often just called a power