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Iodine Solution

SKU IODINESOLUGAL
Original price $72.83 - Original price $164.73
Original price
$164.73
$72.83 - $164.73
Current price $164.73

Maturity testing allows growers to schedule their harvest and ensure optimal prices from buyers and planning for the longest storability.

  • Starch-iodine test: As apples ripen, starch converts to sugars.
  • In the starch test, iodine binds with starch granules in the fruit and develops into a dark purple to almost black color
  • The less iodine development (less dark color) that you see, the more ripe the apple is