Home Vegetable Storage

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Agdex 732-15

Anyone wishing to store home-grown or bulk-purchased vegetables will find Home Vegetable Storage helpful. It outlines the basic storage requirements such as:
    • temperature
    • humidity
    • ventilation
    • compatibility
The book 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

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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 January 23, 2019.