Table 2 Final NIR calibration statistics for starch and protein content on a DMB in intact maize kernels
TraitInstrumentSpectral Range, nmSpectra TreatmentnrSEC
StarchFOSS 6500 NIR410–2500MSC; 1st Deri2100.822.70
ProteinFOSS 6500 NIR900–2500MSC2100.970.72
  • MSC, multiplicative scatter correction; 1st Deri, Savitzky–Golay first derivative.