What is the difference between threshing and winnowing?

Asked by mukeshchauhan1504 | 14th Jun, 2019, 04:15: PM

Expert Answer:

Differences between threshing and winnowing:

Threshing

Winnowing

  • It is the process of beating out grains from stems.
  • It is the process of separating the grain from the chaff.
  • It is done by striking harvested crop against a hard surface.
  • It is with the help of wind separation of grain alone.
  • It is either done manually, by draught animals or by using machine called thresher.
  • It is carried out by winnowing machine.
  • It is done before winnowing.
  • It is done immediately after threshing.

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 14th Jun, 2019, 06:51: PM