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Productive Efficiency of Decanters with Short and Variable Dynamic Pressure Cones
Abstract This paper presents the results of experimental trials carried out on third-generation, variable dynamic pressure cone decanters to assess machine performance and adjust the processExpand
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ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN FACTORS INFLUENCING THE QUALITY OF WINE FROM MECHANICALLY HARVESTED GRAPES
The present paper consisted in the study of the main factors influencing the quality of wines produced from mechanically harvested grapes. In particular, 8 samples of grape clusters were examined,Expand
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An oxygen monitoring and control system inside a malaxation machine to improve extra virgin olive oil quality
In recent years, oxygen content regulation during malaxation has been noted as a process parameter. The aim of this study was to identify the optimal time during the malaxation process of the olivesExpand
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Real time continuous oxygen concentration monitoring system during malaxation for the production of Virgin Olive Oil
During the mechanical extraction process of Virgin Olive Oil (VOO) some important physical phenomena and enzymatic transformations occur which influence the quality of the final product. The controlExpand
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Assessment of the wind influence on spray application using an artificial vineyard
effect on the efficiency of an air-assisted sprayer in terms of spray coverage and leaf deposit on the canopy. An artificial vineyard was used to perform the different tests under standard conditionsExpand
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Caracterización de los aceites de oliva vírgenes sicilianos. Variaciones cuantitativas en los aceites de las variedades "Biancolilla", "Nocellara del Belice", "Cerasuola", "Tonda Iblea" y "Crastu"
Lo que interesa al consumidor y el objetivo de los olivicultores es la comercializacion de aceites de oliva virgen de cada vez mejor calidad. A traves del control de parametros quimicos yExpand
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Hydroseeding Application on Degraded Slopes in the Southern Mediterranean Area (Sicily)
Abstract. Hydroseeding is a technique increasingly used to establish vegetation on degraded areas in order to provide environmental protection. The objective of this article was to evaluate theExpand
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ASSESSMENT OF THE PEDICEL DETACHING AND CRUSHING FORCES OF GRAPE BERRIES TO DETERMINE THE OPTIMAL MECHANICAL HARVESTING TIME
The mechanical harvesting of grapes is an important operation in order to contain the operating costs of the viticultural farms. One of the limits of the mechanical harvesting of grapes isExpand
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