what factors may be responsible for use losses of grains during storage

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

Answer- We all know that if we store food grains so there are two main factors that affect it and leads to loss. These two factors are as follows:

1. Abiotic factors: Abiotic factors include non-living components such as: air, moisture, temperature e.t.c. .

2. Biotic factors: Biotic factors include all the living components that affect the food grains. Some of the biotic factors are: Insects (Nematodes), Pests (Moues and Rats) e.t.c. .

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