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Upcoming Webinar: Invisible Forces: Innovative Uses of Gas Analysis in Cold Storage, Ripening and Food Innovation

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 28, 2019

Managing atmospheric gases plays a critical role in the development of harvested fruit in ripening, storage and packaging, while progressive strategies in this area add value, enhance market access and reduce losses. Join us for our upcoming webinar - Invisible ...

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Differences In Dry Matter: Organic Produce vs. Conventional Fresh Produce

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 28, 2019

Given the growing importance of organic farming, it is necessary to find out if the chemical composition of fresh produce grown organically differs from conventionally produced food. Dry matter content is one of the components that have been used to ...

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Using Near-Infrared Analysis in Breeding Programs, Harvest, Post-Harvest & Packaging Innovation [WEBINAR]

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 21, 2019

Featured in 40 peer-reviewed and published research papers, the Felix Instruments F-750 Produce Quality Meter is an incredibly powerful NIR tool that can be used effectively in many areas of agriculture. Currently being used in breeding programs, during the growing ...

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Q&A from Using Near-Infrared Analysis in Breeding Programs, Harvest, Post-Harvest & Packaging Innovation

Posted by: Galen George
Oct. 18, 2019

"What is your reference measuring procedure for titratable acidity? Is it a constant pH of 8.1? What is the concentration of NaOH you are adding?"

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Why is Measuring Dry Matter Important in Potatoes?

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 15, 2019

Potato Dry Matter Testing Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is the third most important crop grown globally, and the annual production exceeds 300 million metric tons. Usually, dry matter is used in agriculture to identify the harvest time of fruits and vegetables. ...

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