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Assessing Antioxidant Content in Tomatoes with NIR Spectroscopy

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Dec. 23, 2020

Tomatoes are laden with many healthy phytochemicals, including antioxidants, that make them a valuable food commodity. Measuring changes in the levels of phytochemicals during maturity leading to harvest and postharvest is crucial to producing nutritious tomatoes. To analyze antioxidants in ...

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Pears and Pruning: Non-Destructive Dry Matter Measurement in Pears

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Dec. 14, 2020

Dry matter has been gaining popularity as a quality metric in fruit production to fix harvest time and predict postharvest quality and taste. There is a renewal of research in many fruits to optimize fruit quality and yield using this ...

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Vis-NIR Spectroscopy for Mandarins

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Dec. 5, 2020

Mandarin is among the fruits for which the application of VIS-NIR spectroscopy techniques has been widely tested by scientists. It has been proven to be suitable to assess dry matter, total soluble solids, titrable acidity, and firmness with great accuracy. ...

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