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Changes in the Temperature Profile of Farmers Stock Peanuts During Storage

Authors: J. S. Smith , J. I. Davidson , T. H. Sanders , J. A. Lansden , R. J. Cole

  • Changes in the Temperature Profile of Farmers Stock Peanuts During Storage

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    Changes in the Temperature Profile of Farmers Stock Peanuts During Storage

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Abstract

Thermocouples were positioned at similar locations in the peanut mass in two typical flat-type-metal building peanut warehouses, one mechanically ventilated and the other naturally ventilated. Temperatures were recorded 12 times daily for each location during a 9-month storage period. Temperature profiles were constructed for selected times throughout storage. Generally, the isotherms composing the profiles were similarly shaped for like periods. The mechanically ventilated warehouse maintained a mean temperature of 1 to 4 C less than the naturally ventilated warehouse throughout most of the storage period.

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Keywords: peanuts, Storage, warehouse, Temperature, ventilation, isotherms

How to Cite:

Smith, J. & Davidson, J. & Sanders, T. & Lansden, J. & Cole, R., (1983) “Changes in the Temperature Profile of Farmers Stock Peanuts During Storage”, Peanut Science 10(2), p.88-93. doi: https://doi.org/10.3146/i0095-3679-10-2-13

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01 Jan 1983

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