The weight of potatoes in water

  title={The weight of potatoes in water},
  author={Matthias Nissen},
  journal={American Potato Journal},
Approximately 2000 samples of potatoes have been examined in order to evaluate the different methods suggested for routine determination of dry matter and starch. Comparisons between the weight of 5-kilogram samples of potatoes in water and the percentage of dry matter found by oven-drying of pulp from the same samples showed that the average weight of 5 kilograms of potatoes in water multiplied by a regression coefficient (b) of 0.05 equals the percentage of dry matter minus 2.00. It was later… CONTINUE READING
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