Food Refrigeration

Dehumidified Cold Room for Seed storage

Dehumidified Cold Room for Seed storage

Seed Storage is a common feature of successful seed production-marketing operations. If you wish to store seeds for a longer period i.e. from 6 months to 10 years, conditioning of the storage environment is always necessary. The higher the moisture content of the seed, the more they are adversely affected by the temperature.

Seeds absorb moisture from the atmosphere due to a gradient created in vapour pressure, whereby the moisture moves from high to low vapour pressure. Moreover, insect activity stops at moisture equal to < 35 percent RH; similarly fungal activity is inhibited at less than 65 to 70 percent RH.

Seed moisture increases especially in sealed storage; well-dried and low-moisture seeds are preserved in moisture-proof containers during storage. Higher oxygen content during storage reduces seed viability. In open storage, humidity is controlled using a dehumidifier while at low temperature, moisture-proof containers are used to protect seeds with high humidity.

People who are genuinely interested in maintaining both germination and vigour should consider establishing “conditioned” storage units with “MECH-AIR INDUSTRIES”.

Admired for moisture free storage, our seed storage is suitable to store seeds in bulk quantity. Additionally, this storage is equipped with a proper lightening system to avoid rats attack. With utmost perfection, provided Modular cold room for Seed Storage is fabricated by a team of deft professionals.

Our valued clients include the Seed Research laboratory of government and private seed companies.

Key Points:

  • Long working life
  • Resistant to fire
  • water proof
  • Highly spacious
 

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