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Maize grain losses before and at harvesting, and during transport and storage

, : Maize grain losses before and at harvesting, and during transport and storage. Circular Tecnica Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Milho e Sorgo ( 24): 40 pp.

The causes, prevention and extent of losses incurred in different regions of Brazil before, during and after harvesting of maize are discussed.

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