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Quality Evaluation of Shelled and Unshelled Macadamia Nuts by Means of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR)
The quality of shelled and unshelled macadamia nuts was assessed by means of Fourier transformed near-infrared (FT-NIR) spectroscopy. Shelled macadamia nuts were sorted as sound nuts; nuts infected by Ecdytolopha aurantiana ...
Using Intact Nuts and Near Infrared Spectroscopy to Classify Macadamia Cultivars
Macadamia nut industry is increasingly gaining more space in the food market and the success of the industry and the quality are largely due to the selection of cultivars through macadamia nut breeding programs. Thus, the ...
Water-soluble Cu, Fe, Mn and Zn species in nuts and seeds
(ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2010)
An approach was developed to estimate molecular weight distribution of water-soluble Cu, Fe, Mn and Zn species in Brazil nut, cupuassu seed and coconut pulp by size exclusion chromatography (SEC) coupled on-line to ...
Stone tool use in wild bearded capuchin monkeys, Cebus libidinosus. Is it a strategy to overcome food scarcity?
(ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTDLONDON, 2012)
To determine whether tool use varied in relation to food availability in bearded capuchin monkeys, we recorded anvil and stone hammer use in two sympatric wild groups, one of which was provisioned daily, and assessed ...
Elemental analysis of nuts and seeds by axially viewed ICP OES
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2011)
A method for the multi-elemental determination of metals (Al, Ba, Ca, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Sr and Zn), metalloids (B and Si), and non-metals (Cl, P and 5) in the babassu nut and mesocarp, sapucaia nut, coconut pulp, cupuassu ...
Mycoflora and mycotoxins in field samples of Brazil nuts
(ELSEVIER SCI LTDOXFORD, 2012)
Fungal and mycotoxin contamination was investigated in field samples of nuts, shells and pods of the Brazil nut collected during different periods in Itacoatiara, State of Amazonas, Brazil: day 0, samples still on the tree: ...
Distribution of potential suitable hammers and transport of hammer tools and nuts by wild capuchin monkeys
(SPRINGER TOKYO, 2009)
Selection and transport of objects to use as tools at a distant site are considered to reflect planning. Ancestral humans transported tools and tool-making materials as well as food items. Wild chimpanzees also transport ...
Monitoring and determination of fungi and mycotoxins in stored Brazil nuts
(International Association for Food ProtectionIowa, 2013-08-01)
Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa) is an important commodity from the Brazilian Amazon, and approximately 37,000 tons (3.36 × 10⁷ kg) of Brazil nuts are harvested each year. However, substantial nut contamination by Aspergillus ...
Phytosterols and tocopherols content of pulps and nuts of Brazilian fruits
(Elsevier Science BvAmsterdamHolanda, 2010)
Nuts and seed: A natural yet dangerous foreign body
(ELSEVIER IRELAND LTDCLARE, 2012)
Rationale and aim: This paper has the object to present the impact of nuts' and seeds' injuries withdrawing data from the Susy Safe registry, highlighting that as for other foreign bodies the main item efficiently and ...