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Defect and disease detection in potato tubers
Author(s): Andrew Y. Muir; David W. Ross; Calum J. Dewar; Duncan D. Kennedy
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Paper Abstract

To produce consistent products, graded to predetermined size and inspected for disease and defects such as bruising and common scab is important for the final quality presented to the consumer. A project funded by the British Potato Council, the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food, and RJ Herbert Engineering is aimed at developing spectrophotometric methods of disease detection previously investigated by SAC through to commercialization.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 January 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3543, Precision Agriculture and Biological Quality, (14 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.336883
Show Author Affiliations
Andrew Y. Muir, Scottish Agricultural College (United Kingdom)
David W. Ross, Scottish Agricultural College (United Kingdom)
Calum J. Dewar, Scottish Agricultural College (United Kingdom)
Duncan D. Kennedy, Scottish Agricultural College (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3543:
Precision Agriculture and Biological Quality
George E. Meyer; James A. DeShazer, Editor(s)

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