Posts tagged 'measurement'

Crop Testing using Horiba LAQUATwin
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Crop Testing using Horiba LAQUATwin - Plant Sap Analysis of Vegetables

Agriculture analysis is an essential aspect of crop growing. Understanding the soil's current nutrient levels is crucial to increase quality and yields. LaquaTwin's range of portable meters provides in-field analysis for pH, conductivity, sodium, potassium, nitrate and calcium levels. The example below uses the LAQUAtwin nitrate and...
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What is Weighing Uncertainty?

When discussing laboratory balances, accuracy and readability are common terms that are used to understand the readings they give. Weighing uncertainty is an important factor, however it is less known and not as discussed. Uncertainty is a variable that can be measured. It is essential, especially for calibration laboratories. It can be useful for the comparison of results from experiments car...
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Measuring food consistency

We often get asked about measurements in food and a key measurement is the consistency of sauces, jams and other foodstuffs such as yoghurt's and creams. The simplest way to measure this is with a bostwick consistometer. An example of how to use this for tomato sauce is demonstrated in this video from a Food company in the US. The bostwick consistometer is available from Camlab and ca...
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