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Quality Factors

Quality of vegetables may be evaluated in terms of sensorial, chemical composition, microbial population and nutritional composition.

The USDA- agricultural marketing service addresses issues related to vegetable quality in their website (http://www.ams.usda.gov/fv/) Their quality standards can be found at http://www.ams.usda.gov/standards/stanfrfv.htm


The University of California at Davis published "Methods for Determining Quality of Fresh Commodities," you may see it at:

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