Indigenous storage structures for paddy in North East region


  • Reema Kshetrimayum Ph D Scholar
  • Ngankham Joykumar Singh Professor



Paddy, storage structure, Indigenous, NEH region


The effect of different indigenous storage methods on the quality of rice during the storage period was studied. Four different varieties of paddy were stored in different storage structures as indigenous types, such as Kot (small bamboo structures), Kei (large size storage structure), wooden structures and metal bins separately, and the total head rice recovery of rice during storage period was studied. The maximum head rice yield was found in the KD cultivar and the minimum in the Huikap cultivar. The different physical dimensions and characteristics of paddy influenced the breakage of paddy, affecting the total head rice recovery during storage. Long, slender grains are more susceptible to breakage, affecting the head yield.


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Author Biographies

Reema Kshetrimayum, Ph D Scholar

BCKV, Nadia

Ngankham Joykumar Singh, Professor

College of Food Technology, Central Agricultural University, Imphal - 795004


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How to Cite

Reema Kshetrimayum, & Ngankham Joykumar Singh. (2022). Indigenous storage structures for paddy in North East region. Journal of Agriculture and Ecology, 14(14), 178–182.