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Quality Evaluation of Apples Based on Surface Defects – An Inspection Station Design
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Paper number 036161, 2003 ASAE Annual Meeting . (doi: 10.13031/2013.14146) @2003
Authors: J. A. Throop, D. J. Aneshansley, W. C. Anger, D. L. Peterson
Keywords: Apples, Apple Grading, Automated Inspection, Apple Sorting, Defects, Defect Detection
A redesign of a multi spectral apple inspection station including a new conveyor for apple
orientation, new multi spectral optics, light emitting diode (LED) lighting system, and new algorithms that
determines the processed area based on measured apple size is presented.