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CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering, Volume IV Agro Processing Engineering, Chapter 2 Root Crops, Part 2.2 Storage of Potatoes
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering, Volume IV Agro-Processing Engineering, Chapter 2 Root Crops, Part 2.2 Storage of Potatoes, pp. 92-125 .(doi:10.13031/2013.36391)
Authors: A. van't Ooster
Keywords: Section Headings: 2.2.1 Solanum tuberosum, 2.2.2 History of the Potato, 2.2.3 Potato Production, 2.2.4 Importance of Product Storage, 2.2.5 Systems for Potato Storage, 2.2.6 Phases in the Storage Period, 2.2.7 Physical-Transport Phenomena in Potato Stack, 2.2.8 Process Control, 2.2.9 Equipment in Storage Houses, 2.2.10 Product Handling During Storage, 2.2.11 Product Quality-Inspection Systems
First paragraph: The common potato (Solanum tuberosum) is one of around 150 tuber-bearing species of the genus Solanum (family Solanaceae). The potato, considered by most botanists a native of the PeruvianBolivian Andes, is one of the worlds main food crops, differing from others in that the edible part of the plant is a tuber.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)