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Long term storage of sugar beets and the role of temperature

English, William

Abstract

This paper is written as part of the course "Introduction paper", given by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences' (SLU) graduate research school of the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticultural and Crop Production Sciences (LTV). It provides an overview of research around the role of temperature in the long term storage of sugar beets. The importance of moisture and mechanical damage are also incorporated. The focus is on on-farm storage systems - "clamps". Figure 1 shows uncovered sugar beet clamps in the eld.

Keywords

sugar beet; post-harvest; storage; temperature

Published in

Introductory paper at the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science
2020, number: 2020:14
Publisher: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Authors' information

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Biosystems and Technology

UKÄ Subject classification

Agricultural Science

URI (permanent link to this page)

https://res.slu.se/id/publ/108756