Development of a Mechanical Undercutting System to Minimize Sweetpotato Skinning during Harvest

@inproceedings{Hayes2013DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a Mechanical Undercutting System to Minimize Sweetpotato Skinning during Harvest},
  author={Bradley Hayes and Jason K. Ward and John W. Lowe and Jeremiah D. Davis and Mark W. Shankle and Ram{\'o}n A. Arancibia},
  year={2013}
}
  • Bradley Hayes, Jason K. Ward, +3 authors Ramón A. Arancibia
  • Published 2013
  • Mathematics
  • Abstract. Sweetpotatoes have been an important high-value crop in Mississippi and future growth is expected. Industry growth has created the need for a continuous supply of sweetpotatoes throughout the year. Therefore, managing the harvest process and postharvest storage environment is critical to maintaining a year-round supply of quality sweetpotato roots. This has been a challenge in Mississippi and growers have been experiencing post-harvest losses due to excessive root shrinkage (weight… CONTINUE READING