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Storage of grains
The process of storing the crops after they are harvested for later use is called storing of grains.
Storage of grains sometimes leads to greater loses due to factors like insects, rodents, fungi, mites,bacteria, unsuitablehumidity and temperatures in the place of
Fig. A woman storing grains in a drum.
These factors must be taken care of to ensure proper storage of the good yield of crops.
Some of the preventive and control measures that can be used to store crops properly are as follows: