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Fruit Growth & Ripening Metrics: Color, Firmness, Dry Matter, Sugars & More

The Stages of Fruit Ripening Fruit develops rapidly from a single cell to become the produce that ends up on our tables. Flower fertilization through pollen is the start of a fruit. The fruit goes through the growth stages of cell division, cell expansion, fruit maturity, and fruit ripening, then ends in fruit senescence. It… Continue reading…

Ethylene (C2H4) – Ripening, Crops & Agriculture

Ethyelene – A Useful Hydrocarbon for Agriculture Ethylene (C2H4) is a small hydrocarbon, which is colorless and odorless. This gaseous phytohormone that is produced by plants has various valuable applications in the agriculture industry. It can be both beneficial and harmful because it promotes and inhibits plant growth and development at various stages in a… Continue reading…

Felix Instruments & QA Supplies @ CPMA 2019

Felix Instruments exhibits with North American distributor, QA Supplies, at CPMA 2019.

Using Near Infrared Spectrometry in Agriculture

NIR in Food Production The pressure to increase food production is mounting as the world’s population grows. Moreover, consumers are ever more discerning and demand good quality produce and food. To improve both the quantity and quality of food produced, it is necessary to be able to make fast, frequent, and cheap measurements in individual… Continue reading…