Experiments with a Prototype Commercial Forced-air Precooler on Peaches, Potatoes, Apples and Strawberries
University of Georgia, College of Agriculture Experiment Stations, 1971 - Apples - 19 pages
Background; Equipment and procedure; Experimental measurements; Peaches; Potatoes; Apples; Temperature reduction and cost estimate data; Generalized cooling curves; Refrigeration effectiveness ratio; Strawberries.
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