African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Full Length Research Paper

Tractor operator anthropometric profile of the Brazilian Northeast State

Viviane Castro dos Santos
  • Viviane Castro dos Santos
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Ceará, Avenida Mister Hull, 2977 - Campus do Pici, Fortaleza – CE, 60356-001, Brazil.
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Leonardo de Almeida Monteiro
  • Leonardo de Almeida Monteiro
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Ceará, Avenida Mister Hull, 2977 - Campus do Pici, Fortaleza – CE, 60356-001, Brazil.
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Deivielison Ximenes Siqueira Macedo
  • Deivielison Ximenes Siqueira Macedo
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Ceará, Avenida Mister Hull, 2977 - Campus do Pici, Fortaleza – CE, 60356-001, Brazil.
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Daniel Albiero
  • Daniel Albiero
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Ceará, Avenida Mister Hull, 2977 - Campus do Pici, Fortaleza – CE, 60356-001, Brazil.
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Enio Costa
  • Enio Costa
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Ceará, Avenida Mister Hull, 2977 - Campus do Pici, Fortaleza – CE, 60356-001, Brazil.
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Jefferson Auteliano Carvalho Dutra
  • Jefferson Auteliano Carvalho Dutra
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Ceará, Avenida Mister Hull, 2977 - Campus do Pici, Fortaleza – CE, 60356-001, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 23 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 28 September 2016
  •  Published: 24 November 2016

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