Practical considerations for an inexpensive field instrument for UV kava testing

Originally posted on Kava Science Forum, Feb. 2017

Here are some detailed thoughts about how to build a practical and not too expensive instrument that could be used in the field based on Lebot and colleagues recent article about a method for testing for noble kava my measuring the absorbance of extract at 250 and 290 nm.

An inexpensive field instrument for deep UV kava testing (pdf file attached)