Development of the Solar Crop Dryers in Tunisia

  title={Development of the Solar Crop Dryers in Tunisia},
  author={S. Ben Mabrouk and Abdelfattah Belghith},
Publisher Summary Solar dryers are developed for drying various agricultural products such as fruits, vegetables, spices, medicinal plants, or marine products. The direct solar dryer (dryer I) with a simple design can be assembled by farmers themselves, using locally available materials. The indirect solar dryer (dryer II) is predestined for manufacture by small scale industries. Current and projected food preservation and solar crop dryer availability figures are given along with potential… CONTINUE READING