New equipment aids in detecting rice aromas

Frances Gould  |  5/31/2016 3:24:03 PM

Manoch Kongchum, LSU AgCenter agronomy researcher, uses a gas chromatograph to detect both

quantitatively and qualitatively the aroma found in Jasmine-type rice. The equipment was purchased

with Louisiana Rice Research Board funds, and it also is being used to analyze air samples in a study of

greenhouse gas emissions from rice fields.

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