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Store type:

Insecticide treated polypropylene sacks

6.InsecticideTreatedPPsack  

Store category:

Open weave

Means of quality preservation:

Insecticide treatment is integral with store fabric

Construction and manufacture:

Constructed from polypropylene with deltamethrin incorporated,  manufactured in Vietnam

Extent of adoption:

Limited, only just entering market

 

Typical ranges: Min   Max Units
 Storage period*: 3 - 12 months
 Store capacity: 50 / 100 kg
 Store life span: 1 - 2 years
 Initial outlay on storage capacity:    
   Cost for 200kg: 12 - 16  US$
   Cost for 1 tonne: 60 - 80 US$
 Cost per tonne per
 year of store life:
40 - 53** US$

 

* Storage periods for well dried cereals and pulses (≤ 14% moisture content)

** Not including pest control for storage periods exceeding 3 months as the grain needs to be treated before storage because the sack's treatment only stops re-infestation