👨🌾 We've had to conclude our farming season earlier than expected, but @tickfoot and I assembled all of our data, observations, and conclusions for your perusal.
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@brendan the brix reading gives you an idea of density of sugars, pectins, organic acids, amino acids, minerals, and trace minerals in the fruit and/or plant. The healthier the soil, the healthier the plant and fruit which is what gives you a higher brix index.
The coolbot is definitely something we've explored, but at our current location there isn't a space for it. It really is a brilliant invention though, especially for small growers.
@tickfoot ah the coolbot must be what I've seen.
Is there a good resouce for learning how to interpret brix readings this way? Or is it mostly a "higher is better" kind of thing?
@brendan Yeah, there's quite a lot out there on it. Here's a few resources:
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