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Investigation of a tunnel pasteurizer for “Nocellara del Belice” table olives processed according to the “Castelvetrano method”
The influence of pasteurization temperature and time of treatment on the flesh firmness and the evolution of microbial communities was studied for table olives Cv. Nocellara del Belice, packed inExpand
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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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Effect of O2 control and monitoring on the nutraceutical properties of extra virgin olive oils
Abstract The presence of oxygen during malaxation has key role in improving Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) quality in terms of volatile and phenolic compounds. The objective of this study was toExpand
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A wireless sensor network for vineyard management in Sicily (Italy)
Wine quality depends on many factors, such as the choice of variety, stock, training system, pruning as well as environmental parameters and cultivation techniques performed in the vineyard.Expand
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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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Noise risk assessment in a bottling plant of a modern Italian winery
In the wine industry, bottling is a phase of the production cycle characterized by high levels of noise, mostly owing to repeated collisions between the bottles. In Italy, the Law Decree 81/2008Expand
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Real time assessment of hand-arm vibration system based on capacitive MEMS accelerometers
Vibrations are a well known potential cause of health diseases and therefore constitute a main concern for the safety of workers in a large number of activities. In order to prevent health hazards,Expand
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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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