Kiwifruit firmness: Measurement by penetrometer and non-destructive devices

Kiwifruit firmness: Measurement by penetrometer and non-destructive devices •Penetrometer measurement speed can significantly affect the firmness value obtained.•The effect of measurement speed is greatest for fruit <40N.•Penetrometer approach speed does not affect the firmness value obtained.•Non-destructive devices gave good overall relationships with penetrometer data.•Storage time affects the non-destructive device/penetrometer firmness relationships. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Postharvest Biology and Technology Elsevier

Kiwifruit firmness: Measurement by penetrometer and non-destructive devices

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
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0925-5214
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10.1016/j.postharvbio.2016.06.007
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Abstract

•Penetrometer measurement speed can significantly affect the firmness value obtained.•The effect of measurement speed is greatest for fruit <40N.•Penetrometer approach speed does not affect the firmness value obtained.•Non-destructive devices gave good overall relationships with penetrometer data.•Storage time affects the non-destructive device/penetrometer firmness relationships.

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Postharvest Biology and TechnologyElsevier

Published: Oct 1, 2016

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