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How Mean Kinetic Temperature Affects Cold Chain Solutions

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Mean Kinetic Temperature (MKT) is a simplified way of expressing the overall effect of temperature fluctuations during storage or shipment of perishable goods. MKT helps identify the ideal constant temperature during the cold chain process such as:

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Wood Pallet Sterilization a Requirement for International Shipments

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Wooden pallets are commonly used to ship products, providing an easy solution for loading and unloading shipments both domestically and internationally. However, when it comes to international shipments, wooden pallets must be sterilization to prevent the spread of wood-borne insects and diseases. This requirement is strictly enforced by the International Standards for Phytosanitary (ISPM 15), originated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Data Collection: A Growing Trend in Hydroponics

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Hydroponic farming has certain inherent advantages. Plants grown hydroponically will mature on average 25% faster and deliver up to 30% greater yield than plants grown in soil. Creating the conditions necessary for such an increase in plant efficiency requires very close monitoring of the growing environment.

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