Wedding, B.B. and Wright, C. and Grauf, S. and White, R.D. and Gadek, P.A. (2011) Near infrared spectroscopy as a rapid non-invasive tool for agricultural and industrial process management with special reference to avocado and sandalwood industries. Desalination and Water Treatment, 32 (1-3). pp. 365-372.
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Near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can play a vital role as a cost effective, rapid, non-invasive, reproducible diagnostic tool for many environmental management, agricultural and industrial waste water monitoring applications. In this paper we highlight the ability of NIRS technology to be used as a diagnostic tool in agricultural and environmental applications through the successful assessment of Fourier Transform NIRS to predict α santalol in sandalwood chip samples, and maturity of ‘Hass’ avocado fruit based on dry matter content.
Presented at the Third International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering, CESE-2010. 26 September – 1 October 2010, The Sebel, Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
|Corporate Creators:||Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), Agri-Science, Horticulture and Forestry Science, Crop and Food Science, James Cook University|
|Business groups:||Agri-Science, Crop and Food Science, Horticulture and Forestry Science|
|Additional Information:||© 2011 Desalination Publications.|
|Keywords:||Near infrared spectroscopy; NIRS; avocado maturity; sandalwood oils; non-invasive assessment.|
|Subjects:||Technology > Technology (General) > Spectroscopy > NIR (Near Infrared)|
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture
|Deposited On:||17 Oct 2011 06:25|
|Last Modified:||17 Nov 2011 05:27|
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