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Agricultural Post-harvest Waste Generation and Management for Selected Crops in Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria

The Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation recently published the report ‘Agricultural Post-Harvest Waste Generation and Management for Selected Crops in Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria’. The report examines the amount of postharvest residues of maize, rice, and groundnuts, as well as implications and methods to reduce and reuse the waste. http://www.trisanita.org/jases/asespaper2011/ases44v6n4y2011.pdf

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Women in Postharvest Management of Food Production in Nigeria

The Journal of Stored Products and Postharvest Research published the research paper, ‘Women in post harvest management of food production in Nigeria’ (PDF). The report studied the status of women, what could be done to give recognition to their participation, and how they play a role in PHL reduction. Education and training are areas in need of development […]

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Comparison of Three Methods of Weight Loss Determination on Maize Stored in Two Farmer Environments Under Natural Infestation

The Journal of Stored Products and Postharvest Research published a report by two Kenyan authors titled, ‘Comparison of three methods of weight loss determination on maize stored in two farmer environments under natural infestation’ (PDF). The report analyzes the weight loss assessments of standard volume weight (SVW), count and weigh (C&W), and the indirect with […]

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Assessment of Postharvest Losses of Some Selected Crops in Eight Local Government Areas of River States in Nigeria

  New report analyzes postharvest losses of selected crops in 8 local government areas in Nigeria. Although dealing mainly with vegetables, maize is highlighted as well. Works Cited includes some other resources to consider. http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/knowledgia/ajrd/0000/31329-31329.pdf

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