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dc.contributor.authorMoltó, Enrique
dc.contributor.authorSelfa, E.
dc.contributor.authorFerriz, J.
dc.contributor.authorConesa, E.
dc.contributor.authorGutiérrez, Abelardo
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-01T10:12:46Z
dc.date.available2017-06-01T10:12:46Z
dc.date.issued1999
dc.identifier.citationMoltó, E., Selfa, E., Ferriz, J., Conesa, E., Gutierrez, A. (1999). An aroma sensor for assessing peach quality. Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 72(4), 311-316.
dc.identifier.issn0021-8634
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11939/5661
dc.description.abstractA gas concentration transducer has been used to build an aroma sensor whose signals are related to concentration levels of delta and gamma decalactones, which are the main volatiles that compose peach aroma. In order to estimate the efficiency of assessing peach quality with the sensor, its readings were compared with peach quality classes determined by experts depending on fruit external appearance (colour, firmness, and estimated maturity). The sensor was able to reproduce this classification with a 75-85% success rate. No clear relationship was found between the signal of the sensor and other quality parameters, such as sugar content or firmness. However, preliminary tests have succesfully demonstrated the possibility of using these transducers to detect rotten fruit in cool chambers. (C) 1999 Silsoe Research Institute.
dc.language.isoen
dc.titleAn aroma sensor for assessing peach quality
dc.typearticle
dc.date.issuedFreeFormAPR 1999
dc.entidadIVIACentro de Agroingeniería
dc.identifier.doi10.1006/jaer.1998.0375
dc.journal.abbreviatedTitleJ.Agric.Eng.Res.
dc.journal.issueNumber4
dc.journal.titleJournal of Agricultural Engineering Research
dc.journal.volumeNumber72
dc.page.final316
dc.page.initial311
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccess
dc.source.typeImpreso


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