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Pest management in farm granaries: with special reference to Africa

Pest management in farm granaries: with special reference to Africa

Boxall, Robin, Golob, Peter and Taylor, Robert (1997) Pest management in farm granaries: with special reference to Africa. [Working Paper]

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Abstract

This manual is intended to help extension officers in giving the best advice to individual farmers on the safe storage of grains and pulses and it provides:
• guidance on how to analyse farmers' storage problems to be able to give the best advice
• information on the major causes of spoilage in stored grains and pulses and methods of prevention and control
• a summary of the basic principles of good storage practice
• descriptions of the more common methods of storing grains and pulses on the farm in Africa.
The word 'grain' is used here to include maize, sorghum, millet, wheat and rice when they are harvested. The word pulses refers to all kinds of legumes such as beans and cowpeas.

Item Type: Working Paper
Additional Information: [1] ISBN: 0 85954 490-7.
Uncontrolled Keywords: pest management, farm granaries, Africa, grain storage, pulses, postharvest loss
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Food & Markets Department
Faculty of Engineering & Science
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Last Modified: 02 Sep 2015 14:28
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/10764

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