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Biosensing for Advancing Quality of Agricultural Produce in Bangladesh

By Md. Abdul Momin, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. Firstly, I am truly grateful to ADM Institute, University of Illinois, USA, for providing […]

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Paddy drying in Bangladesh: learning better practices to prevent drying losses

By Chayan Kumer Saha, Professor, Bangladesh Agricultural University; and Principal Investigator, drying component, USAID Postharvest Loss Reduction Innovation Lab (PHLIL), Bangladesh This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. Paddy drying is often a […]

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Bringing global expertise to solve local issues in postharvest losses?

By Smael Alaoui, PLANTAE, Morocco and Malika Bounfour, ONSSA, Morocco This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. Our participation to the congress allowed us to be exposed to a wide array of expertise and […]

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Postharvest loss prevention of horticultural crops for enhancing food security in Malawi

By Jacinta Nyaika, lecturer, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources-Bunda Campus, Malawi This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. The Department of Horticulture at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) -Bunda […]

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The global postharvest startup

by Nigel Banks, Postharvest.Co Limited, New Zealand This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. OK, we’ve finally woken up with a bump to realise that we have a short window to avoid massive […]

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Focus on research in post-harvest storage of cowpea in Burkina Faso

By Antoine Sanon (University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso), Clémentine Dabiré (Laboratoire d’entomologie agricole de Kamboinsé, Burkina Faso), and Dieudonné Baritbusa and Larry Murdock (Purdue University, USA) This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. […]

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How understanding the biology of the crop can help us reduce losses of yams during on-farm storage in West Africa

By Dr. Debbie Rees, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. Yam (Dioscorea spp) is a key staple crop in West Africa. Tubers may be stored […]

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Positive results in procedures to prevent postharvest fruit losses

By L. Antonio Liziana, CEPOC (Postharvest Study Center), Facultad Ciencias Agronómicas, Universidad de Chile This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. The case of table grapes for export: Chile is today (2015) one of the […]

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Transdisciplinary research aimed at PHL reduction in East Africa

By Cory W. Whitney, PhD candidate at the University of Kassel, Faculty of Organic Agriculture, Witzenhausen, and scientific staff at the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kleve, both in Germany This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. […]

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Annakshetra at schools: Sharing food, sharing smiles

By Ravi Dhingra, Annakshetra, India This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. The impact of food waste at schools is not just financial. Food waste can be seen as a particularly significant issue […]

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