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Bunch and oil analysis of oil palm: a manual.

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Description

This book serves as a practical guide to describe physical bunch and oil analysis of oil palms. It covers various topics on bunch and oil analysis, health and safety considerations, bunch sampling, physical bunch analysis of stalks, spikelets, fruits and nuts, fruit sampling, nut analysis and measurements of components, oil analysis, oil extraction and measurement and calculation of bunch componen...

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 17)

Health and safety considerations.

Bunch and oil analysis involves activities in the field and the laboratory. All field and laboratory operations should adhere to standard health and safety protocols. These may vary according to local requirements and standards. Some equipment will also come with instructions on proper use, which may involve training, including health and safety issues. Failure to abide by these can result in accidents and personal injury (serious and minor); neglect of health and safety issues may also incur penalties such as fines or cessation of field and laboratory activities. Guidelines in health and safety issues relating to bunch sampling in oil palm are given below.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Introduction. Author(s): Widodo, P. Nur, F. Nafisah, E. Forster, B. P. Hasibuan, H. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 21) Bunch sampling. Author(s): Widodo, P. Nur, F. Nafisah, E. Forster, B. P. Hasibuan, H. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 29) Bunch physical analysis. Author(s): Widodo, P. Nur, F. Nafisah, E. Forster, B. P. Hasibuan, H. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 45) Fruit sampling. Author(s): Widodo, P. Nur, F. Nafisah, E. Forster, B. P. Hasibuan, H. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 53) Nut analysis. Author(s): Widodo, P. Nur, F. Nafisah, E. Forster, B. P. Hasibuan, H. A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 61) Oil analysis. Author(s): Widodo, P. Nur, F. Nafisah, E. Forster, B. P. Hasibuan, H. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 75) Recording, calculations and data checks. Author(s): Widodo, P. Nur, F. Nafisah, E. Forster, B. P. Hasibuan, H. A.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Verdant Bioscience, Timbang Deli, Indonesia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2019
  • ISBN
  • 9781789241365
  • Record Number
  • 20193202224