How to measure ripeness of fruit in 6 simple steps

So far we already said that the DA-meter is an innovative tool for agriculture: it measures the fruit's ΔA index that is an indicator of its maturation level. However how do you actually make a measurement with the DA-meter? Let's go through the few simple actions you have to make every time you will start a set of measurements with the DA-meter. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bMlR-X6F1E&feature=iv&src_vid=FN3bn05TSFQ&annotation_id=video%3A1eac0280-8f41-4c64-9fe4-a16ac401085f[/embed] 1►Turning on the instrument Turn on the instrument by pressing the power buttonfor less then a second, you will hear a low 'beep' when it turns on. At this point, unless you did it little before, the display will show a warning message inviting you to calibrate the instrument. Calibration is a very important process to make accurate measurements, you must not skip this step. 2►Instrument calibration…
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Do you know the DAmeter?

If you are here you might already know the DAmeter. In case you don't, let me introduce you to this innovative tool. Who needs the DAmeter and why? The DAmeter is a tool for growers, an innovative help to know when to harvest fruit such as apples, peaches, kiwis, pears, apricots and others. In fact it is capable of monitoring their ripening without destroying the product in order to choose the best moment to pick. In the post-harvest it can be used by the places for storing and packing to divide fruits in ripening classes or in other words in groups of homogeneous maturation level. This could be very useful in order not to waste food for a wrong estimate of storage duration and shelf life. Besides DAmeter could be…
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