Test Acidity Levels of Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits contain citric acid and ascorbic acid. All acids are, what is the pH value, the listed amount of action of 1.14 on a scale of measurement is one of the most basic, with 7 neutral and 14 is the acid (also called alkaline). Although pH values ​​are, in general, and each type of citrus fruit in the fall, the exact size varies according to the maturation of the fruit is young or old. Sugar also affects the pH. For exact measurements, it is necessary to examine each individual piece of fruit

Cut the fruit in half, exposing the flesh.

Take a pH range of succulent meat and drag the entire company - to ensure that it is wet with the juice, but not saturated so that the break or fracture.

Place the strips on a clean surface until it begins to change color. This should be no longer than 1 minute. The color indicates the acidity of the fruit.

Keeping the pH in the range of color-changing table that comes with the package of strips. This will tell you the approximate number of citric acid.

Repeat steps 1-4 for each type of citrus you want to test.


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