Sugar beet quality analysis is an integral part of breeding and sugar beet processing and therefore contributes to the success of the beet sugar industry. This review summarizes the chronological development of important methods used for sugar beet quality analysis, with a special focus on the role that breeding companies, such as KWS, have played in establishing these methods. Finally, new technological advances are highlighted that provide possibilities to automate the analysis of quality parameters of fresh sugar beet outside of the laboratory . . .
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