Hoskin Scientific – Your Trusted Partner in Growing and Agriculture

Non-destructively measure dry matter, brix, acidity, internal & external colour • Take measurements in seconds • Works with dozens of commodities • More effective crop management & harvest timing for fresh produce growers
Reduce water use, save costs, improve crop quality, and protect against climate hazards such as frost and heat
Monitor your greenhouse conditions from your desktop or mobile device and receive immediate notifications


For over 70 years, the Environmental Department of Hoskin Scientific provides expert consultative support to find the right product to fit your application needs. Whether you require sampling and monitoring instruments for air, water and soil for the environmental, agricultural, mining and forestry markets, we are where you need us to be across Canada.

Applications for Soil:

Applications for Plant Science: 

• Soil Classification
• Soil Hydrology
• Soil Water Potential
• Volumetric Water Content Sensors
• Soil Gas
• Soil Physical Characteristics
• Soil Sampling
• Soil Chemistry
• Thermal Properties of Soil
• Ceramics
• Data Acquisition, Software and Sensors for Agriculture

• Canopy and Light Measurements
• Chlorophyll Fluorescence
• Data Acquisition, Loggers and Software
• Gas Exchange
• Leaf Area and Image Analysis
• Microscopy for the Field and Laboratory
• Photosynthesis
• Plant Health
• Plant Water Potential (Status) 
• Root and Trunk
• Thermal Imaging Technology


HOBOnet Field Monitoring System

The HOBOnet Field Monitoring System helps growers reduce water use, save costs, improve crop quality, and protect against climate hazards such as frost and heat. For example, soil moisture sensors or evapotranspiration values inform you to irrigate just when needed, saving water and energy costs.

Temperature sensors can be used to send frost warning notifications, or to turn on frost-protection systems, and you can track conditions such as temperature, humidity, and leaf wetness to determine the risk of disease or pest emergence for intelligent spraying.

To maximize efficiency and stay competitive, you need a crop monitoring solution that lets you…

•  Increase productivity
•  Cultivate higher-yield, higher-quality crops
•  Lower your costs

Do it all with Onset’s HOBO monitoring products, including systems that give you the freedom to monitor soil, water, and wind conditions from home, or from anywhere at all, at any time!


Felix Food Science Instruments: Produce Quality Meter

The F-750 Produce Quality Meter uses near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy to non-destructively estimate quality metrics such as dry matter, Total Soluble Solids (TSS or brix), titratable acidity, and color. The F-750 has a wide range of applications, from determining optimal harvest timing, to providing an objective analysis of produce quality of fruit in packing houses and upon import.  Trusted by thousands of universities, research institutes and commercial producers worldwide, Felix Instruments now brings the power of NIR technology to produce growers around the world.  

Applications: More effective crop management & harvest timing for fresh produce growers

Mangoes | apples |pears| tomatoes | blackberries | cherries | grapes and many more




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