Handling from farm to storage terminal

Richard-Molard, D. and Wrigley, C. W. (2016). Handling from farm to storage terminal. In Colin W. Wrigley, Harold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman and Jonathan Faubion (Ed.), Encyclopedia of food grains 2nd ed. (pp. 105-109) Oxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-394437-5.00187-X


Author Richard-Molard, D.
Wrigley, C. W.
Title of chapter Handling from farm to storage terminal
Title of book Encyclopedia of food grains
Place of Publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Elsevier
Publication Year 2016
Sub-type Chapter in reference work, encyclopaedia, manual or handbook
DOI 10.1016/B978-0-12-394437-5.00187-X
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Edition 2nd
ISBN 9780128035372
9780123944375
9780123947864
Editor Colin W. Wrigley
Harold Corke
Koushik Seetharaman
Jonathan Faubion
Volume number 4
Start page 105
End page 109
Total pages 5
Collection year 2017
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Grain may be used where it is grown (subsistence farming) or on the opposite side of the world from its growth site (international trade). In either case, to preserve its quality, grain must be kept clean, dry, and free of insect contamination. Artificial or natural drying methods may be used. Insects may be controlled with insecticides. Alternatives include the use of fumigants or inert gases.
Keyword Chemical residues
Grain drying
Grain quality
Identity preservation
Insect control
Modified-atmosphere storage
Moisture
Mold
Storage elevator
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

 
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