Overcoming of the problem of seed· food storage in tropical countries using a new approach.


It has been discussed the overcoming of the problem of seed food storage in tropical countries. Weight loss during storage of seed in tropical countries was found to be hight between 9.3 - 34%. To overcome the mentioned problem a new approach of storage method has been carried out using solar energy, "non-toxic grain protectant", organic acid, and carbon di«?xide. That method of overcoming is found to be safer than using pestiside. Yadi Haryadi* dan F.G. Winarno*Pusbangtepa/FTDC - Institut Pertanian Bogor.