Importance of wheat grain orientation for the detection of internal mechanical damage by the X-ray method
S. Grundas 1
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L. Velikanov 2
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Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Doświadczalna 4, P.O. Box 201, 20-290 Lublin 27, Poland
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Agrophysical Research Institute, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Grazhdansky avenue 14195220 St. Petersburg, Russia
Acceptance date: 1999-01-12
 
Int. Agrophys. 1999, 13(3): 355–361
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In the present work some methodical aspects of X-ray detection of wheat kernels are presented. Part of the work describes the optimal kernel orientations using a special X-ray instrument attachment. The problem of the correct arrangement of a wheat grain sample for X-ray test is considered. New technical approach - solutions and methods - is suggested for the maximum detection leveln of internal mechanical damage of wheat grain by means of roentgenography.
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