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An animated sketch demonstrates how the harvester elevates, tops and collects cane, illustrating all the major parts of the machine that aid this process. A live-action demonstration follows, broken down into the working parts engaged in this sequence. Intertitles are used to clarify and name each part.
The development in ‘topping’ the cane stalks was incorporated into the harvester after identifying that cane tops are roughly the same length.
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