Reflectance and Transmittance Spectroscopy Applied to Detecting Fumonisin in Single Corn Kernels Infected with Fusarium verticillioides

  title={Reflectance and Transmittance Spectroscopy Applied to Detecting Fumonisin in Single Corn Kernels Infected with Fusarium verticillioides},
  author={Floyd E. Dowell and Tom C. Pearson and Elizabeth B. Maghirang and Feng Xie and Donald T. Wicklow},
  journal={Cereal Chemistry},
ABSTRACT Reflectance and transmittance visible and near-infrared spectroscopy were used to detect fumonisin in single corn kernels infected with Fusarium verticillioides. Kernels with >100 ppm and <10 ppm could be classed accurately as fumonisin positive or negative, respectively. Classification results were generally better for oriented kernels than for kernels that were randomly placed in the spectrometer viewing area. Generally, models based on reflectance spectra have higher correct… 

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