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2019 SASHA Brief 19. Strategies for storage of orange-fleshed sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa to ensure supplies for processing: Lessons learnt and the way forward.

Two evaporatively cooled stores (Fig.1) with the capacity to each hold 5 tonnes of sweetpotato roots were constructed in Kenya, one run on mains power and the other on solar. Using the evaporative cooling system temperatures of 20-23°C were achieved and fresh sweetpotato storage trials kept 63-83 % of the …

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