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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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In-line VIS-NIR Spectroscopy for Produce Sorting

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Sept. 11, 2020

Consumers expect that the fruits and vegetables they buy are of the highest quality. Therefore, more in-depth quality control and sorting systems are increasingly being used to ensure that supplies reaching retailers meet the required standards. Many fruits and vegetables ...

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NIR Use in the Pulp Industry

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Sept. 1, 2020

NIR spectroscopy can be used in the pulp industry at many critical points for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of the chemical composition of feedstock and pulp. The precise and rapid estimation methods make predictions of a variety of quality ...

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