Understanding °Brix and vegetable quality

The Vegetable Production Systems Laboratory at Ohio State University has recently released an excellent series of fact sheets on °Brix and vegetable quality.  They are available online in pdf format.

HYG-1650-12 Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: An Overview of the Practice

HYG-1651-12 Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

HYG-1652-12 Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: A Summary of the Measurement Method

HYG-1653-12 Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Instructions for Measuring °Brix in Cucumber, Leafy Greens, Sweet Corn, Tomato, and Watermelon

You can learn more about the Ohio State University Vegetable Production Systems Lab at http://hcs.osu.edu/vpslab/ and https://www.facebook.com/osuvpslab.

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