BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

iPIX to detect incipient infections in citrus fruits

iPIX to detect incipient infections in citrus fruits

The so-called ‘Pixat’ or ‘smeltrot’ mold on a citrus fruit, which is the first stage of decomposition, is near-invisible to the naked eye.

However, not to iPIX, the GREEFA measuring system for citrus rot. Its UV light and special filters flawlessly detect even the most subtle cases. And very fast too – measurements are performed at a dazzling rate of 15 fruits per second, per lane.

iPIX is a measuring system that detects translucency in citrus fruits. UV-lighting and special filters are used to illuminate defects on citrus fruits, which are invisible to the human eye. This can also be done at extremely high speed.

iPIX can detect defect as small as one square millimetre.

The iPIX system can be integrated into the iQS camera box.

A fruit appears unblemished to the naked eye. iPIX analyses the fruit and detects irregularities in its skin.

These defects can cause the fruit to rot completely within a few days, and one diseased fruit can infect an entire bin.

iPIX is:
- Food safe
- Fruit friendly
- Non destructive.


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