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Using Genomics Science to Reduce Food Waste

October 10, 2018

Via: Waste360

A Philadelphia-based company that provides food preservation and waste reduction solutions for fresh produce has introduced a way to predict the health of crops based on their genes.

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. recently launched the FreshCloud Predictive Screening solution that uses the study of gene expressions to predict fruits’ susceptibility to particular disorders in specific crop groups. By analyzing the gene expression of apples at harvest, predictive screening predicts the risk of disorder development in certain varieties.

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