Nondestructive Banana Ripening Sensor

A low cost optical chlorophyll sensing system was developed to detect the chlorophyll content of bananas during ripening.
banana_ripeningchart
BananaRipnessSensorDrawing
Banana_ChloroA_Plot
BananaRipenessSensorPhoto (1)
BananaSensorPerformanceGraph
This system shows a high correlation to other peel color analysis methods (spectral analysis, tristimulus colorimeter analysis, and visual color matching) and is suited for automatic monitoring of banana ripening.
ChlorophyllA_ColorScoreGraph

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