Storage Life of Fruits and Vegetables

Recommended temperature and relative humidity for fruits and vegetables and the approximate storage life under these conditions (Page 1)

CROP TEMPERATURE (°C) RELATIVE  HUMIDITY (%) STORAGE LIFE (days)
Amaranth 0-2 95 10-14
Apple -1-4 90 30-180
Apricot -0.5-0 90 7-21
Artichoke 0 95 14-21
Asian pear 1 90 150-180
Asparagus 0-2 95 14-21
Atemoya 13 85 28-42
Avocado 3-13 85 14-56
Babaco 7 85 7-21
Banana – Plantain 13-15 90 7-28
Barbados cherry 0 85 49-56
Basil 7-10 85 7
Bean (dry) 4-10 40 180-300
Beet (bunched) 0 98 10-14
Beet (topped) 0 98 120-180
Belgian endive 0-3 95 14-28
Blackberry -0.5-0 90 2-3
Black sapote 13-15 85 14-21
Blueberries -0.5-0 90 14
Bok Choy 0 95 21
Breadfruit 13-15 85 14-42
Broadbeans 0-2 90 7-14
Broccoli 0 95 14-21
Brussels sprouts 0 95 21-35

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