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The ideal calibration set contains an adequate range of the property of interest and represents all the important sources of variability that may be present in future prediction samples.
In September 2011, our industry lost a very special individual, John Shenk (1933-2011). While many producers and nutritionists may not recognize the name of John Shenk, be assured that your laboratory personnel know him as one of the “fathers” of near-infrared (NIR) analysis.
The European Grain Network (EGN) has been collaborating on research for more than 15 years. For this particular study, the group wanted to investigate the differences between master reference laboratories in order to make any necessary calibration adjustments and inform the members.