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NIR for Grapes

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 24, 2020

Portable devices based on near-infrared and visible light spectroscopy have revolutionized grape analysis in the vineyard, supply chain, and the processing of grape products. These new tools can be used to gather rapid and precise information on the chemical composition, ...

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Quality Olive Oil Using Dry Matter Estimation

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 18, 2020

Due to its health benefits, olive oil’s global popularity has grown substantially in recent years, making the olive one of the most extensively grown crops in the world. Since there are different grades of olive oil produced, it is necessary ...

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Natural Alternatives for Postharvest Avocado Storage

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 9, 2020

Due to the rising preference for organic food, it is becoming necessary to replace chemical coating on fruits with natural alternatives. Recent studies from South Africa have found a potential replacement for avocados, which could substantially reduce postharvest losses. A ...

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Coffee and Ethylene | Influence of Ethylene Production and Gene Expression on Anthesis in Coffee

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 2, 2020

Ethylene (C2H4), a hormone produced in the roots and shoots of a plant, is responsible for the ripening processes in climacteric fruits, germination of seeds, elongation of the stem, and senescence of leaves. Depending on the species, ethylene can also ...

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