BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Certified thermometer NIST calibration available with your next thermometer purchase

    Certified thermometer NIST calibration available with your next thermometer purchase

    The next time you purchase a Premium Probe Thermometer from the QA SUPPLIES website, you might find that there is a new option available when adding the item to your cart. We’ve listened to our customers, and there is now an “NIST Traceable Calibration Certificate” option required when adding a thermometer to the cart. Our customers can choose between single-point or three-point NIST calibration in addition to a new thermometer purchase. Additionally, our customers can send in a previously purchased digital thermometer or certified reference thermometer and have the instrument… Read more

  • Single Gas Detection with the BW™ Solo Series

    Single Gas Detection with the BW™ Solo Series

    Honeywell BW™ Solo is an easy to service single-gas detector of QA SUPPLIES with BLE connectivity that serves as a user-friendly, portable gas monitoring system. The device is lightweight and easy to carry with an attached clip. Despite the small size of the 1-Series sensor, it delivers consistently accurate readings, standing up to temperatures from -40°C to 60°C — plus transient pressure, humidity and other environmental extremes. Read more

  • Three gallon humidifier for ripenning rooms or humidity requirements

    Three gallon humidifier for ripenning rooms or humidity requirements

    This unit has an evaporative capacity of 3 gallons per hour and will accommodate most holding or ripening room sizes or relative humidity requirements. Handles most one to two load ripening rooms with ceilings under 12 feet tall, depending on temperature and humidity requirements. We can specify which of our models will work best for your particular application; - Simple installation: Can be quickly and simply suspended from ceiling; make water connection, plug in to outlet and unit is ready to operate. Read more

  • 3 Must-have moisture meters for agriculture

    3 Must-have moisture meters for agriculture

    Industry professionals need to know how much water in the soil is available to their crops, what the moisture content (%MC) of plants are at the time of harvest, and whether their crops are at an appropriate moisture content for long-term storage. For the most consistent, accurate moisture measurements, we offer Delmhorst Moisture Meters. With the right agriculture moisture meter, farmers can get a fast and accurate moisture content measurement of their crops (or of available moisture in soil). Here’s the top three moisture meters of QA SUPPLIES for agriculture: 1. The KS-D1 Soil… Read more

  • Traceable Thermometer Fits CDC Recommendations for COVID Vaccine Storage

    Traceable Thermometer Fits CDC Recommendations for COVID Vaccine Storage

    QA Supplies offers a Min/Max Traceable® Thermometer for refrigerators and freezers that fulfills Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirements for temperature monitoring devices utilized with vaccine storage. Russ Holt, Sales & Marketing Manager at QA Supplies, states, “Investing in a reliable device is less expensive than replacing vaccines wasted due to the loss of potency that comes from storage at out-of-range temperatures.” CDC Temperature Monitoring Device Requirements According to the CDC, every vaccine storage unit and transport unit must have a… Read more

  • Fruit firmness testing anytime, anywhere

    Fruit firmness testing anytime, anywhere

    Valued for convenience, accuracy, and durability, the QA SUPPLIES FT Series Penetrometers allow fruit firmness testing to be done both in the field or in the lab. To accommodate desirable juiciness, crispiness, toughness, hardness, or fibrousness, fruit and vegetable texture must be evaluated. For quick, easy, and accurate firmness testing, our customers favorite the FT Series Penetrometers. Read more

  • All kind of penetrometers

    All kind of penetrometers

    QA Supplies counts on a range of penetrometers for any kind of need: FT Series Penetrometer, for fruit firmness testing, anytime, anywhere. Features include automatically freezing the peak firmness reading, scales clearly defined and easy to read, plunger tips marked for depth, rugged construction, aluminium dial, multiple stainless steel plunger tips and accessories, etc. FT011 penetrometer fits for citrus, melons, plums, and other soft fruits. FT327 penetrometer is recommended for apples, peaches, pears, avocado, kiwi, tomatoes. FT444 penetrometer is designed to measure… Read more

  • Adenosine Triphosphate testing detects bacteria invisible to the human eye

    Adenosine Triphosphate testing detects bacteria invisible to the human eye

    Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) testing is a rapid testing method used by industries such as agricultural, food processing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, sanitation, and a variety of other industries to quickly assess cleanliness of surfaces by detecting presence biological materials. ATP is an energy molecule found in all plant, animal, and microbial cells. It fuels metabolic processes such as cellular reproduction, muscle contraction, plant photosynthesis, respiration in fungi, and fermentation in yeast. All organic matter (living or once-living) contains ATP, including food, bacteria, mold,… Read more

  • Special offer: ripening kit from QA Supplies

    Special offer: ripening kit from QA Supplies

    A premium refractometer, penetrometer, and thermometer are included in the QA SUPPLIES Holiday Ripening Kit packed neatly inside a hardcover carrying case for on-the-go jobs, field use, and traveling. As a company, we recognize the need produce professionals have for accurate and reliable instruments when measuring temperature, fruit firmness, and sugar content (Brix%). These instruments are our customer top picks: Read more

  • Free & total chlorine meters add quality assurance to the produce washing process

    Free & total chlorine meters add quality assurance to the produce washing process

    Fresh produce goes through an intricate process of being washed to eliminate the presence of contaminating pathogens that could lead to food-borne illness. Among available sanitizers, chlorine is the most widely used in the fresh produce industry due to its low cost, ease of use, and effectiveness against vegetative bacteria some enteric viruses. Following harvest, produce is washed in what many call “chlorine baths.” Free chlorine concentrations are added and maintained in large pools of water or “wash water” at levels where no pathogens can be detected. Maintaining needed levels… Read more