Research Papers in Physics and Astronomy


Date of this Version

February 1952


Published in Food Technology 6:2 (February 1952), pp. 44-45. Published by the Institute of Food Technologists.


A radiographic method for the detection of internal insect infestation in grain by means of low energy radiation from a cobalt-target beryllium-window X-ray tube is described. The utility of the technic for inspection of wheat, corn, rice, and beans is illustrated with cuts made from original radiographs.

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