Post-harvest losses in tropical Africa and their prevention

This paper discusses the prevention of post-harvest losses in tropical Africa: Introduction – Losses and their causes – Present constraints on effective loss reduction – Loss assessment and results – Improved storage structures for the small farmer – Control of insects – Future outlook (loss assessment; adaptive research on loss prevention in different post-harvest systems). Fig., ref., tab.

Title:Post-harvest losses in tropical Africa and their prevention
Author:Schulten, G.G.M.
Year:1982
Periodical:Food and Nutrition Bulletin
Volume:4
Issue:2
Pages:2-9
Language:English
Geographic term:Africa
Abstract:This paper discusses the prevention of post-harvest losses in tropical Africa: Introduction – Losses and their causes – Present constraints on effective loss reduction – Loss assessment and results – Improved storage structures for the small farmer – Control of insects – Future outlook (loss assessment; adaptive research on loss prevention in different post-harvest systems). Fig., ref., tab.