23 October 2006 Improvements in optical sorting of mold-damaged wheat
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Proceedings Volume 6381, Optics for Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Foods; 63810A (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.686027
Event: Optics East 2006, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Abstract
The current study describes the use of three forms of optical measurement of single wheat kernels for screening of Fusarium head blight for eventual incorporation in high-speed optical sorters. Our previous research has demonstrated a sorting efficiency of approximately 50 percent with existing high-speed equipment, but a much higher efficiency (~95%) when analytical spectrometers are used. The intention of the current work is to bridge this efficiency gap. Knowledge gained from analysis of the single kernel in-flight response will provide design criteria for improvement of high-speed optical sorters for recognition of mold-damaged wheat.
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Stephen R. Delwiche, Stephen R. Delwiche, } "Improvements in optical sorting of mold-damaged wheat", Proc. SPIE 6381, Optics for Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Foods, 63810A (23 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.686027; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.686027
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