When harvested fruits and vegetables are stored under suitable conditions, they preserve their fresh qualities for a while. Suitable conditions are provided by adjusting the temperature and relative humidity.
There is a certain temperature and relative humidity at which every fruit and vegetable can be stored in the best way.
The optimum storage requirements of the same fruit or vegetable may vary depending on the variety and the ecological conditions in which it is grown.
Regardless of how well the optimum conditions for storage are provided, every fruit and vegetable can only last for a certain period of time. This period varies from a few days to 5-6 months. li >
After these certain periods specific to each product, the stored product rapidly loses its quality and then deteriorates completely.