Future Trends and Conclusions
Applications of MRI to study foods and food processing will continue to increase as more reasonably priced MRI spectrometers become available. This should expand applications beyond those contained or suggested in this book. Developments in both the hardware and the software used in magnetic resonance imaging are proceeding at a rapid pace and should act to catalyze new applications. The major trends in MRI from the field of medicine will probably be transferred to other fields, including food science. Wehrli (1992) recently summarized the major trends in medical MRI as follows:
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