Chapter 12

NCERT
Class 9
Science
Solutions
2. What factors may be responsible for losses of grains during storage?

Question:

What factors may be responsible for losses of grains during storage?

Answer:

In the process of storage, biotic and abiotic factors are responsible for the loss of grain.

  • Biological factors: Insects, rats, fungi, mites, bacteria.
  • Abiotic factors: excess moisture, unsuitable temperature.

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