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STORAGE – WELL EXPLAINED

Agricultural Science

What is storage. Storage is to prevent spoilage, make the produce available for future use, to await good market prices.

Requirements for proper store are:

  • It should be clean.
  • It should be well ventilated.
  • It should be raised from the ground to prevent damp conditions.
  • It should be dry.
  • It should be strong to hold crop produce.
  • It should be easy to clean.
  • It should be vermin-proof.
  • It should be secure from theft.
  • It should be treated against pests such as weevils.

Types of Storage

  • Traditional storage structures.
  • Modern storage structures.

 

Preparation of the Store

  • Cleaning the store.
  • Maintenance
  • Dusting the store with appropriate chemicals.
  • Clearing the vegetation around the store to keep off vermin.

See also

scheme of work

vegetation

Propagation

STOCK EXCHANGE

CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMAL FEEDS

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