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Using the Felix F-750 Produce Quality Meter – a guide for users

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 15, 2019

A 9-page guide on the use of the NIR F-750 Produce Quality Meter in the mango orchard, assembled by the Australian Mango Industry Association - 

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

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 9, 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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Using Dry Matter as a Reliable Harvest Indicator for Vegetables

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 8, 2019

Dry Matter in Vegetables The use of dry matter to fix harvest time is well-established for fruits. This practice is, however, not wide-spread for vegetables, except for tomatoes. Many vegetables are consumed before ripening and eaten at various stages of ...

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Using Dry Matter as a Measure of Maturity & Quality in Mangos

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Oct. 1, 2019

Dry Matter & Mangos Mangos are one of the top ten consumed fruits in the world. It is sought for its taste and is well known as the ‘King of Fruits.’ Quality and taste can be guaranteed not only by ...

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Avocado Dry Matter Resource

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Sept. 27, 2019

Avocado Minimum Dry Matter Levels Avocados must have a minimum of 21% dry matter (page 4 of https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trade/agr/standard/standard/fresh/FFV-Std/English/42_Avocados.pdf) before they can be harvested to meet consumer tastes. The ideal dry matter content, however, varies. It depends on the variety, season, ...

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