Indirect Solar Drier for drying of Hill products Report as inadecuate

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An indirect solar drier of 25 kg capacity has been developed fitted with solar cell for running the fan. The bulbs are provided in the solar collector for air heating during clouds and evening & morning for faster drying reducing drying time. 15 such solar driers have been installed in the state. Various hill agricultural crops have been dried in solar drier by the farmers and collected. The market value of dried products has also been compared.

Keywords: Solar drier ; drying ; hill crops ; quality ; income generation

Subject(s): Agricultural and Food Policy

Industrial Organization

Issue Date: 2012-06

Publication Type: Journal Article

DOI and Other Identifiers: ISSN(P): 2304-1455 (Other)

ISSN(E): 2224-4433 (Other)

PURL Identifier: Published in: Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, Volume 02, Number 02 Page range: 201-205

Total Pages: 6

Series Statement: 14-67-2(2)2012-AJARD-201-205

Record appears in: Asian Economic and Social Society (AESS) > Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development

Author: Aggarwal, R. K.



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