Meteorology and grain storage

Smith, C. V. (1969) Meteorology and grain storage. Technical Report. WMO.

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A new variety of cereal, produced after many years of selection and field trial, may result in an increase of yield of perhaps 10% over earlier varieties. The losses of the food grains harvested in any one year have been variously estimated. Widely quoted estimates (FAO, 1946)are of the order of 5% to 6% for the total loss due to insect and fungal attack during storage..

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: International, Agricultural Meteorology Programme (AgMP), Agrometeorology , Food Safety, Research, WMO Series, WMO 243 TN 101 TP 133
Author Affiliation: World Meteorological Organization
Subjects: Agricultural Engineering
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Mr Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2012 06:32
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2012 06:33
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