Fruit weight rate determination

Determination of Fruit Weight Ratio
Determination of Fruit Weight Ratio

There are many factors affecting fruit development and ultimately fruit size, especially pollination, fertilization and fruit set. In different fruit varieties, all or different parts of the fruit are checked periodically to monitor fruit development. By fruit development, many features such as volume, weight, amount of dry matter, variations in protein, fat and ash content and accumulation of some organic and inorganic substances in fruit are expressed. The growth of the fruits is monitored by increasing the width and height of the fruits. While fruit development is being followed, it is paid attention that the fruits of the same species are present in the same development period. In fact, the development of fruit is different in soft seed fruits and hard seed fruits.

Differences according to varieties in fruit development, ecological conditions, climatic conditions and the effects of years are also important factors in fruit development. All these factors directly affect fruit weight.

It is a great possibility that 150, one of the edible 90 fruit varieties, grows in our country. Our country is one of the luckiest countries in the world in fruit production. Every season, every kind of fruit is produced in every region. The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock also supports this issue. However, our country meets only three percent of the world fruit production. Fruit growing is growing rapidly, not only traditional farmers but also big companies are making fruit growing investments. However, it is not only necessary to increase production, but also quality production. The most striking feature of quality is the fruit weight ratio. In addition to its flavor, the fruits need to be full and fleshy.

Analyzes to determine the fruit weight ratio are carried out within the scope of physical analyzes in authorized laboratories. During these analyzes, standards and general test methods published by national and international organizations are followed. In this way, laboratories achieve reliable and unbiased results.