Gas analysis to extend shelf life in sweet potato

Helping farmers avoid postharvest losses.

Scott Trimble

April 19, 2022 at 5:32 am | Updated May 2, 2022 at 6:50 am | < 1 min read

“Good data is good for planning. It’s good for the farmer, it’s good for policy, it’s good for everybody.”

Partnering with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, Issah Sugri and his team are using the F-900 Portable Ethylene Analyzer to glean crucial insights into important commodities in Ghana. Armed with this data, the team is able to advise farmers and policy makers on low-cost methods to decrease postharvest losses and increase economic prosperity in the region.

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