Storage Losses and Their Estimation. Lecture 4. Losses can occur at:. Preharvest Harvest Postharvest. Reported Loss Estimates Were Unrealistic . Reduction in losses can increased food availability Quoted losses 10% for worldwide losses of cereals in storage 35% for losses in India
Described in detail in:
Harris, K. L. and C. J. Linblad (compilers). 1978. Postharvest loss assessment methods. A manual for the evaluation of postharvest losses. Published by the American Association of Cereal Chemists, in cooperation with the Leaguer for International Food Education, the Tropical Stored Products Institute, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the Group for Assistance on Systems relating to Grain After-harvest, 193 pp.