1.3 PRINCIPLES OF SUCCESSFUL POST-HARVEST STORAGE OF SUGAR BEET
An idea can be seen as a guiding principles when it has been tested in many contexts and situations and still proves effective or correct (Patton, 2015). As such, two guiding principles for the successful post-harvest storage of sugar beet roots are here postulated:
- healthy sugar beet roots store better than unhealthy roots, and
- sugar beet roots store better when held within an optimal
These are principles that have been found for all agricultural and horticultural products (Wills & Golding, 2016; Yahia, 2019). They are also rather broad, requiring further elaboration before being practical.