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From granaries to insectaries: NIRS helps human health

By using an automated single-kernel handling system coupled with a near-infrared spectrometer, entomologist James Throne and colleagues found they could pinpoint grain kernels that looked ordinary on the outside but harboured growing insects inside.

This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 9, no. 3

Keywords: Animal feed, quality control, near infra red, NIRs, HACCP, feed quality, insect control, feed pest

 

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