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POST HARVEST SYSTEM OF CEREAL GRAINS IN EGYPT

Prepared by

Prof. Dr. Faris El-Lakwah, Plant Protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture Moshtohor
Zagazig University
Cairo, March 1995

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Contents

Introduction
National Production
National Policy and Strategy
Policy of Cereal Grains
Post Harvest Systems of Cereals in Egypt
The Public Sector
Public Sector Handling and Storage Infrastructure
The Private Sector
Grain Storage on Farm Level
Magnitude of Losses
Harvest
Transport of Crops
Threshing
Drying
Environmental Impact
Scientific Research
Stored Products Pests
Import of Grain
Exports
Cereal Grain Marketing System
Restrictions on Crop Movement and Marketing
Marketing Services
Quality of Cereal Grains
Government Policy and Action for Future Improvement in Post Production Operation

Annex:

Tables 1 - 8

Marketing Channels for Wheat, Rice and Maize
References