Home Vegetable Storage

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Homeowners wishing to store home-grown or bulk-purchased vegetables will find this book helpful. It outlines the basic storage requirements such as temperature, humidity, ventilation and compatibility. It describes the four types of storage methods and tells you how to prepare vegetables for storage. It also tells you how to recognize and prevent the various diseases and disorders that can spoil your vegetables. It shows you how to build small root cellars and basement cold rooms. 14 pages.

Agdex 732-15

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Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Vegetable Storage Requirements
  • Types of Storage
  • Storing Vegetables
    • Sanitation
    • Preparing Vegetables for Storage
    • Curing
    • Storage Diseases
  • Construction Details
    • Small Root Cellar
    • Basement Cold Room
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This information published to the web on April 26, 2001.
Last Reviewed/Revised on June 9, 2017.