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How do storage grain losses occur? How do storage grain losses occur?

How do storage grain losses occur?
How do storage grain losses occur?

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
2 years ago
Dear Student

The factors responsible for loss of grains during storage are:
(i) Abiotic factors like moisture (present in foodgrains), humidity (of air) and temperature.(ii) Biotic factors like insects, rodents, birds, mites and bacteria.

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