What is Hand-Picking?


1. Handpicking is the simplest technique or method for separating unwanted substances or impurities by hand.

2. It involves simply picking out one of the components from the mixture which is in a small quantity from others. 

3. This method is used when items differ from each other on the basis of colour, shape, size and weight.

4. Example- small pieces of stones are separated from the wheat, rice, and pulses. (on the basis of shape & size)

- separating chillies from the basket of a lady's finger. (on the basis of size)

- separating lentils from the rice. (on the basis of colour and shape)



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