by S. Alison Arnold, Linda M. Harvey, and Brian McNeil, Strathclyde Fermentation Centre (Scotland), and Jeffrey W. Hall, FOSS NIRSystems Timely process information is required to make effective fermentation decisions, but those data are rarely available. NIR spectroscopy can allow you ? by incorporating rapid, nondestructive, multiconstituent analyses of fermentation broth directly into fermentation control strategies ? to make those decisions. This article will help you make that improvement by outlining the analysis strategies.