Journal of
Stored Products and Postharvest Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Stored Prod. Postharvest Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6567
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSPPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 161

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of postharvest handling practices among smallholder maize farmers in Chemba and Kondoa Districts of Central Tanzania

Asha Hamad Ndwata
  • Asha Hamad Ndwata
  • Government Chemist Laboratory Authority, P. O. Box 164, Dar es salaam, Tanzania.
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Suleiman Ali Rashid
  • Suleiman Ali Rashid
  • Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Food Science and Agro-processing, School of Engineering and Technology, P. O. Box 3006, Chuo Kikuu cha Kilimo cha Sokoine, Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Davis Naboth Chaula
  • Davis Naboth Chaula
  • Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Food Science and Agro-processing, School of Engineering and Technology, P. O. Box 3006, Chuo Kikuu cha Kilimo cha Sokoine, Morogoro, Tanzania.
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  •  Received: 09 May 2022
  •  Accepted: 08 August 2022
  •  Published: 30 November 2022

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