Walnut Farming Articles

  • Morada – Case Study

    Morada Produce (Morada Nut) are third generation family farmers from Linden, California. They pack walnuts using TOMRA Nimbus BSI technology to ensure only a safe and quality product makes it to the end ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Using a Walnut Shell Filter as an RO Protection Filter

    The purity of boiler feed water can be a critical part of the manufacturing process. This water needs to be free from contaminants in order for the boiler to operate correctly, without frequent shutdown for maintenance. For this reason, a membrane filtration train is frequently used. Unfortunately, the exposure of plant water to the manufacturing process means that the feed water can be ...


    By Filtra Systems

  • Synthesis of walnut shell modified with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles for efficient removal of humic acid from aqueous solutions

    The main aim of this research was to study the efficiency of modified walnut shell with titanium dioxide (TiO2) and zinc oxide (ZnO) in the adsorption of humic acid from aqueous solutions. This experimental study was carried out in a batch condition to determine the effects of factors such as contact time, pH, humic acid concentration, dose of adsorbents (raw walnut shell, modified walnut ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Success story Andersen & Sons, USA - Case Study

    Since 1904, the Andersen family has been farming prunes, walnuts and cattle in the small town of Vina, located in the Northern Sacramento Valley. Four generations later Andersen & Sons is still going strong. After many years of hard work and dedication, this family owned business has grown and evolved. Fourteen years ago, the company made an important decision to focus on the production of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story Morada Nut, USA - Case Study

    Morada Nut is a third generation family farm specializing in growing and processing walnuts, cherries, onions and bell peppers, located in Linden, California. High quality food is a priority for the farm so ensuring that they have the very best in food sorting technology is a must to serve safe and delicious walnuts for their customers to enjoy. Headquartered in the fertile San Joaquin ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Can bats reduce nut farmers’ pesticide use?

    Ecologist Katherine Ingram is on a quest to quantify the economic value of insect-eating bats in walnut groves. For the past three years, Katherine Ingram has had a most unusual summer job: catching bats and studying their droppings to see what they eat. A doctoral student in ecology at the University of California, Davis, Ingram is exploring the role bats can play as winged ...


    By Ensia

  • First attempt to measure rainfall canopy interception loss, throughfall, and stemflow in Juglans regia Linn and Cup. Sempervirens L. Var. fastigiata in the north of Iran

    Each individual tree significantly alters the growth of surrounding vegetation by partitioning of rainfall and nutrients to the rooting zone. The Iranian Hyrcanian forests are among one of the most fragile ecosystems of the country owing to large industrial activities for logging and extensive urbanisation. These may accelerate disturbing of this unique type of forest. Of concern currently is an ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Success Story Stahmann Farms, Australia - Case Study

    Sophisticated laser sorting from TOMRA increases pecan and macadamia output by 30 percent while a novel rear ejection system (RES) significantly lowers false rejects to less than 0.25 percent. The sorter’s ability to quickly and easily accept variable sorting parameters, along with its remote diagnostic capabilities, produces a cleaner end product with greater confidence that exceeds ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Acid dyes removal using low cost adsorbents

    Dyestuff production units and dyeing units have always had pressing need techniques that allow economical pre-treatment for colour in the effluent. The effectiveness of adsorption for dye removal from wastewaters has made it an ideal alternative to other expensive treatment options. Removal of acid green 25 and acid red 183 from aqueous solution by different adsorbent such as shells of almond and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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