State University Extension
Food Safely - 01600189
Before placing tubers in storage, they need to be cured
ten days at 80 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, or between 65
70 degrees Fahrenheit for 2 to 3 weeks. The tubers
be covered to keep the humidity elevated.
After curing the tubers are stored at 55 to 60 degrees
Chill injury will result if the temperature
below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. To keep the humidity
around tubers, they may be covered with, or put in
burlap sack that is moistened periodically.
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