Agricultura

Agricultura

Enzymatic production of xylooligosaccharides from corn cobs: Assessment of two different pretreatment strategies
- Corn cobs (CCs) are abundant xylan-rich agricultural wastes. Here, we compared CCs XOS yields obtained via two different pretreatment routs, alkali and hydrothermal, using a set of recombinant...
Construction of a novel fluorescent nanocarrier with double hollow shells for pH-controlled release of imidacloprid and its distribution and transport in bok choy
01/11/2022 - Nanotechnology has been widely used in the field of pesticides. Integration of nano-pesticides and carbon dot fluorescence can fully utilize the potential for high admission of pesticides on...
Non-Destructive Viability Discrimination for Individual Scutellaria baicalensis Seeds Based on High-Throughput Phenotyping and Machine Learning
05/10/2022 - It is crucial to identify and select high-quality seeds for improving Scutellaria baicalensis yield. In this study, we present a non-destructive and accurate method for predicting Scutellaria...
Impact of Off-Farm Employment on Farmland Transfer: Insight on the Mediating Role of Agricultural Production Service Outsourcing
05/10/2022 - Understanding the effects of the off-farm employment of rural laborers on agricultural land use is essential to promote farmland transfer and enhance rural development in China. This study aims to...
Changes in Essential Oil Composition, Polyphenolic Compounds and Antioxidant Capacity of Ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi L.) Populations in Response to Water Deficit
05/10/2022 - Ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi L.) is considered a valuable spice plant with a high thymol content. Seed yield, essential oil constituents, polyphenolic composition, and antioxidant capacity of ajowan...
A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment: Polystyrene or Polypropylene Packaging Crates to Reduce Citrus Loss and Waste in Transportation?
05/10/2022 - Packaging plays a key role in preserving food products during transportation. Therefore, selecting proper packaging crates to transport fruits from farms to the market can dramatically reduce loss...
Recent advances in the improvement of carboxymethyl cellulose-based edible films
01/11/2022 - BackgroundCellulose has attracted the interest of the industry since it is the most abundant natural polysaccharide obtained from natural sources such as wood, cotton and food wastes, agricultural...
A review on properties, challenges and commercial aspects of eco-friendly biolubricants productions
- Lubricants operate as antifriction media, preserving machine reliability, facilitating smooth operation, and reducing the likelihood of frequent breakdowns. The petroleum-based reserves are...
Gut dysfunction may be the source of pathological aggregation of alpha-synuclein in the central nervous system through Paraquat exposure in mice
01/11/2022 - BackgroundOne of the most common types of neurodegenerative diseases (NDDs) is Lewy body disease (LBD), which is characterized by excessive accumulation of ?-synuclein (?-syn) in the neurons and...
Simulation and experimental study on the degradation of the greenhouse gas SF6 by thermal plasma
- SF6 gas is widely used on many occasions especially in the power equipment, but it has been restricted since Kyoto Protocol as the strongest greenhouse gas. To reduce the SF6 emission, several...
Using bibliometrics to analyze the state of art of pesticide use in vineyard agrosystems: a review
04/10/2022 - The production of wine dates to ancient civilization and has heavily influenced different landscapes around the globe. Nowadays, wine is still an important sector in terms of land use and income...
A life cycle impact analysis of various hydrogen production methods for public transportation sector
- Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is an important task to reduce the adverse effects of climate change. A large portion of greenhouse gas emissions apparently originates from the transportation...
Development of the Reliability Assessment Process of the Hydraulic Pump for a 78 kW Tractor during Major Agricultural Operations
04/10/2022 - This study focuses on the development of the reliability test method for the hydraulic pump of a tractor during major agricultural operations (plow, rotary, baler, and wrapping) at various driving...
Co-products recovery does not necessarily mitigate environmental and economic tradeoffs in lithium-ion battery recycling
01/01/2023 - Although spent lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) recycling could reduce raw materials production, environmental and economic tradeoffs may not necessarily neutralize impacts associated with additional...
Investigating Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Data Efficiency in Studying the Temporal Behavior of Wheat Phenological Stages Using Google Earth Engine
03/10/2022 - Crop monitoring is critical for sustaining agriculture, preserving natural resources, and dealing with the effects of population growth and climate change. The Sentinel missions, Sentinel-1 and...
Fermented Apple Pomace Improves Plasma Biochemical and Antioxidant Indicators and Fecal Microbiota of Weaned Pigs
03/10/2022 - As a by-product, apple pomace (AP) is very rich in pectin, polyphenols, carbohydrates and minerals, which have antioxidant and immune-enhancing functions on animals. To investigate the effects of...
State-of-the-Art Review on Engineering Uses of Calcium Phosphate Compounds: An Eco-Friendly Approach for Soil Improvement
03/10/2022 - Greenhouse gas emissions are a critical problem nowadays. The cement manufacturing sector alone accounts for 8% of all human-generated emissions, and as the world’s population grows and...