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Table 5 Postharvest practices used by mungbean farmers in Southeast Asia and East Africa, in % of farmers, 2017–18

From: Mungbean in Southeast Asia and East Africa: varieties, practices and constraints

Practice Southeast Asia East Africa
KHM IDN LAO PHL THA VNM Avg UGA KEN TZA Avg
% of harvest sold 95 89 93 85 88 91 89 73 81 83 81
Phosphine tablets 1 0 0 0 10 4 3 1 0 7 3
Insecticide/fungicides 2 0 0 34 42 4 13 10 41 5 25
Botanicals 1 0 4 34 5 17 5 29 0 7 5
Hermetic storage bags 8 27 0 20 0 72 27 3 28 26 25
  1. Cambodia (KHM), Indonesia (IDN), Lao PDR (LAO), Philippines (PHL), Thailand (THA), Vietnam (VNM), Uganda (UGA), Kenya (KEN), Tanzania (TZA). Avg = Average all countries per region