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What factors may be responsible for losses of grains during storage?

What factors may be responsible for losses of grains during storage?

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Harshit Singh
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one year ago
Dear Student

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

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