Babcock test

(from the article `Babcock, Stephen Moulton`) agricultural research chemist, often called the father of scientific dairying chiefly because of his development of the Babcock test, a simple ...
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Babcock test

The Babcock test is the first inexpensive and practical test factories could use to determine the fat content of milk. ==Motivation== Until the 1890s, dishonest farmers could water down their milk or remove some cream before selling it to the factories because milk was paid for by volume. Honest farmers, as well as those that produced naturally ri...
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