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  1. 1996-10-19 Is Morning Always the Best Time to Harvest Vegetables and Herbs?"> Insects in Tropical Stores (A Poster) Use of Vegetable Oils to Protect Stored Beans From Bruchid Beetle Attack Banana Juice Protects Seeds From Insects The Simplest Way to Control Bean Beetles Appropriate Technology Juice...
  2. Abstract,The Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 2012 The effects of three whey permeates were investigated as potential natural washing treatment for fresh-cut tomato and compared with chlorine (120 ppm). Whey permeate treated samples resulted in equivalent or better than chlorine for...
  3. Abstract, Journal of Experimental Agriculture International, 2019 Post-Harvest challenge accounts for 40-50% of losses in tomato value-chain in Nigeria and other parts of the world. This study evaluated the effects of wood ash treatment on the sensory, physicochemical, nutritional and mineral...
  4. Abstract,Asian Journal of Agricultural and Horticultural Research, 2018 The study was conducted at the Department of Horticulture, KNUST to determine the effect of ash-based storage media (plantain leaf ash, cocoa pod husk ash and coconut husk ash) on the physical quality characteristics and...
  5. I don’t use a fridge here in Nigeria and I have had to learn lots of fascinating ways to keep food, particularly vegetables, so that I don’t have to go shoppingtoo often. I manage with most things, but keeping tomatoes fresh has always been the biggest challenge. So I was fascinated to read an...
  6. Abstract, Dissertation, Makerere Univeristy, 2019 In Uganda, tomato is the most widely grown vegetable crop and is popular among all communities. Income from tomatoes is mainly constrained by post-harvest losses. Some farmers in Teso region keep their tomatoes in ash. However, no research has...
  7. AccessAgricuture Training Video When you pick your tomatoes, if you want to keep them longer, you have to find a way of reducing the temperature. As availability of electricity at village level can be a problem, ways have to be found to lower the temperature of this fragile crop. Some farmers at...
  8. Vital Nduwimana hated how many tomatoes he lost every season. For years, his tomatoes started rotting just three or four days after harvest. He felt frustrated. Mr. Nduwimana explains: “I was not able to sell all my tomatoes; I lost almost half of my production. Worse still, I would sell at a low...
  9. AccessAgriculture Training Video You can store fresh tomatoes in a local fridge for a few weeks. A local fridge consists of two earthen pots, placed one inside the other and separated with sand. In addition to storing fresh tomatoes, they can also be dried and used any time. Dried tomatoes can be...
  10. Abstract, Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 2007 Ethylene (ethene) is the simplest organic compound thataffects physiological processes in plants. It is also a natu-ral product of plant metabolism and is produced by alltissues of higher plants and by some microorganisms. Asa phytohormone, even...
  11. AccessAgriculture Training Video As soon as you pick your tomatoes their quality can only ever decrease. The best you can do is to slow down the reduction of quality, by following some practices which reduce damage and harm. The key to getting good quality tomatoes to sell starts with the...

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