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Strength Parameters of Packaged Roma Tomatoes at Break Point under Compressive Loading
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Author(s)
F. A. Babarinsa, and M. T. Ige.
KEYWORDS
— Break point, Mechanical damage, Packaging, Ripeness stage, Roma tomato, Strength parameter, Universal Testing Machine, Vibration level.
ABSTRACT
Packaged tomatoes are highly perishable and tender, and are highly susceptible to mechanical damage during road transportation due to their low resistance to externally applied forces. This contributes greatly to the transit deformation leading to the bre
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