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DEVELOPMENT OF NONDESTRUCTIVE SENSING TECHNOLOGIESTO ASSESS POSTHARVEST ... DECIDUOUS TREE FRUITS

Investigators
Lu R
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2001
End date
2004
Objective
1) Investigate the spectral properties of apples in the near-infrared region as a means for assessing firmness & sugar content, 2) Develop calibration models & computer algorithms to predict fruit firmness and sugar content, 3) Develop a prototype sensing system for rapid assessment of fruit firmness and sugar content, 4) Develop a hyperspectral imaging system for automated detection of bruises on apples as well as other surface defects.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
3635-43000-003-00D
Accession number
404600
Commodities
Produce