Control of Postharvest Losses Caused by Fungi in Food and Feed Grains
The major causes of postharvest losses in stored grains are rodents, insects, mites, and fungi. Damage caused by rodents, insects, and mites has long been recognized, and effective methods have been developed to control these pests. That fungi also cause spoilage has been realized only in the last few decades, and although a great deal of information has been accumulated on the nature, cause, and prevention of these losses, this is not widely appreciated.
KeywordsUniform Temperature Malting Barley Average Moisture Content Cereal Chemist Minimum Relative Humidity
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