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Table Grapes- Determining Undersize Berries

Of all the inspection procedures I have discussed on this site, determining the percentage of undersize berries may be one of the most time consuming, and confusing procedures.  First off, there are two size requirements you must be aware of.  The bunches have to meet a minimum size, having to weigh at least 1/4 pound, to […]

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Sampling Procedures

You can follow all the defect scoring guidelines established by the USDA, but if you do not follow the basic sampling procedures your inspections would be a waste of time.  Proper sampling techniques should not be overlooked.  Sampling properly will ensure you are recording the percentage of defects in an accurate manner. Upon receiving a […]

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