Technical papers

2018/19 beet production in the EU expected to be lower due to drought

Abstract The 2018/19 EU sugar production is forecast to drop by around 9% compared with the previous year. This is largely due to drought – acreage has been practically the same as the previous year. According to European Commission’s MARS […]

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The Blackboard

Near infra-red spectroscopy

Some basic principles In an excellent article Davies (2018) noted that when one holds one’s hand out to a burning fire one “feels” heat being emitted.  The fire gives out light and near infrared (NIR) radiation. Some of the NIR […]