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Storage-Agroscope Institute of Food Sciences

Identification of Facility
TitleStorage-Agroscope Institute of Food Sciences
Key wordsCA storage, fruit, vegetables, storage, storage mini-plant
ManufacturerFrigotec GmbH, Germany
DescriptionThe store for fruit and vegetables includes two CA-rooms with a capacity of 3 and 5 tons each, 16 mini-containers for CA storage, each designed for a about 100 kg apples, and many other rooms for RA storage. Furthermore, an experimental plant is available for DCA storage.
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Weblinkhttp://www.agroscope.ch/extension-obst/05951/index.html?lang=de
Possibilities and limitsCapacities (expressed in weight of apples): 8 tons CA storage, 16x100kg CA-storage in mini-containers, more than 20 to regular storage.
CertificationISO 9001:2008

Application
Application fields CA storage (controlled atmosphere) with modern software control

Cooling system with glycerol, allowing a very precise temperature control Up to 16 variants of CA conditions possible (mini-containers)

Application examples Evaluation of storage conditions for vegetables and fruit
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Accessibility & Support Service
Access conditions Accomplishing the requested research as service by the host organization
Access conditions further comments
Languages English, French, German
Other languages
Training specific training is necessary to use this infrastructure, training is provided by the managers of the infrastructure
Training further comments No self service possible
Technical help staff is available that can help to use this infrastructure
Technical help further comments Demands for the use of the facility have to be addressed at least 6 months in advance and have to be embedded in a Project with a minimum synergy to our research programm

Contact data
Contact person Franz Gasser
Institute/company Agroscope Institute of Food Sciences
Country Switzerland
Address Schloss 1 8820 W├Ądenswill

Storage-Agroscope Institute of Food Sciences

CA storage, fruit, vegetables, storage, storage mini-plant

Frigotec GmbH, Germany

The store for fruit and vegetables includes two CA-rooms with a capacity of 3 and 5 tons each, 16 mini-containers for CA storage, each designed for a about 100 kg apples, and many other rooms for RA storage. Furthermore, an experimental plant is available for DCA storage. http://www.agroscope.ch/extension-obst/05951/index.html?lang=de Capacities (expressed in weight of apples): 8 tons CA storage, 16x100kg CA-storage in mini-containers, more than 20 to regular storage. ISO 9001:2008

CA storage (controlled atmosphere) with modern software control Cooling system with glycerol, allowing a very precise temperature control Up to 16 variants of CA conditions possible (mini-containers) Evaluation of storage conditions for vegetables and fruit Accomplishing the requested research as service by the host organization

English, French, German

specific training is necessary to use this infrastructure, training is provided by the managers of the infrastructure No self service possible staff is available that can help to use this infrastructure Demands for the use of the facility have to be addressed at least 6 months in advance and have to be embedded in a Project with a minimum synergy to our research programm Building, storage facility 46.30.62.20




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Created by Kerstin Lienemann on 5 November 2013, at 15:45