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Biographical entry Lynch, L. J. (1900 - 1974)

Food scientist


L. J. Lynch and R.S. Mitchell of CSIRO invented an instrument called a Maturometer for use with peas in the early 1950s. It measured and predicted the time of optimum quality of peas for freezing and canning and could also indicate whether or not a crop should be processed at all.

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Journal Articles

  • 'Retirement of Mr L.J. Lynch', CSIRO Food Preservation Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 3, 1965, pp. 55--56. Details
  • 'Obituary: L. J. Lynch, 1900 -1974', Food Technology in Australia, vol. 27, no. 5, 1975, p. 205, 216. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker