True potato seed drying over rice

@article{Sadik2006TruePS,
  title={True potato seed drying over rice},
  author={S. Sadik and J. White},
  journal={Potato Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={25},
  pages={269-272}
}
SummaryToasted polished rice with less than 1% moisture content was used as desiccant for potato seed stored in closed jars. To reduce the moisture content of about 20 g of true potato seed from 11.5% to 4–5%, 30 to 40 g of toasted rice is needed depending on how fast drying is desired. For most crops, 5% seed moisture content is considered by the International Board for Plant Genetic Resources as a safe level for storage. Toasted rice was also used with small lots of tomato, pepper, lettuce… 

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