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Kit to evaluate the fungal contamination of fruit and vegetable packinghouses.
High fungal levels in the warehouse are a cause of fruit rot, leading to consequent losses and claims.
ContaKit is a tool developed by Agro-On to help you reduce these losses.
What is ContaKit?
ContaKit is a kit to evaluate the contamination in fruit and vegetable packinghouses. Contakit allows characterizing the level of inoculum of fungal postharvest pathogens in the environment and on the surfaces of the warehouse.
Why is it used for?
ContaKit can be used:
Why should I use ContaKit?
The development of post-harvest fungal diseases in fruit depends on:
When meeting the right conditions, the spore penetrates the fruit, germinates, develops and causes the fruit loss.
The inoculum level in the warehouse is a factor that must be controlled:
Can I use ContaKit in my packinghouse?
Currently Agro-On has developed the following ContaKits, with the following specifications:
Please contact us for other packinghouses or applications.Para outros armazéns, aplicações ou trabalhos específicos, por favor, .
What are the acquisition procedure and terms for use ContaKit?
Agro-On performs the quality control of the material included in ContaKit to ensure it reach your hands under appropriate conditions. But there are incidents that may happen during transport beyond of our control. If material comes in unsuitable conditions, please contact us: we will replace it immediately.
ContaKit allows assessing the risk related to the existing level of inoculum at the time of sampling. It is a tool to support management decisions in the packinghouse. However, Agro-On accepts no responsibility for any losses that may occur in the packinghouse.
eFieldBook: online software of records fieldwork for tablet and mobile devices
eFoodPrint ENV: online software for getting results and indicators in environmental sustainability and production efficiency.
What eFoodPrint is?
Tools to evaluate sustainability of agrifood productions for different chain actors by providing environmental & agronomical indicators (as Carbon footprint and Water footprint) of production (eFoodPrint ENV) based on primary data.
These data may be of your field records, or you can use our online tool (eFieldBook). We can also propose and implement improvement action plans.
The Index and reports provided by eFoodPrint are useful for all those involved in food chain, from the producer to the final consumer. The information can be used as a communication tool for corporate environmental responsibility and / or marketing to consumers and stakeholders:
- Food producers, such as benchmarking tool to compare energy consumption and costs (among different producers, campaigns, production areas, crops, land, etc..), In order to enable them to make tactical and strategic decisions for sustainability and economic savings.
- Food distribution businesses to inform consumers and to ensure the sustainability of agricultural practices of their suppliers.
- Entities / Administrations involved in water management (Irrigation Communities) and other management processes like Food Quality Seals.
- Environmental Consultants and Agricultural Consultants, as a tool to facilitate economic and environmental assessments to producers.
- Universities / researchers, related to agronomy and production process of food.
eFoodPrint allows the generation of environmental assessments, economic studies and the creation of databases and studies adapted to any type of entity involved in the food chain.
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