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Low‐cost modified‐atmosphere hermetic storage structures to reduce storage losses of maize (Zea mays L.) cobs and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) heads

  • Production and marketing of cereal grains are some of the main activities in developing countries to ensure food security. However, the food gap is complicated further by high postharvest loss of grains during storage. This study aimed to compare low‐cost modified‐atmosphere hermetic storage structures with traditional practice to minimize quantitative and qualitative losses of grains during storage. The study was conducted in two phases: in the first phase, seven hermetic storage structures with or without smoke infusion were compared, and one selected structure was further validated at scaled‐up capacity in the second phase.

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Author:Yetenayet B. Tola, Obsuman D. Muleta, Werner Hofacker
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.10122
ISSN:1097-0010
Parent Title (English):Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
Volume:Vol. 100
Publisher:Wiley Interscience
Place of publication:New York
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Year of Publication:2020
Release Date:2021/02/11
Issue:Issue 3
First Page:1132
Last Page:1141
Relevance:Keine peer reviewed Publikation (Wissenschaftlicher Artikel und Aufsatz, Proceeding, Artikel in Tagungsband)
Open Access?:Nein