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Film Distillation with a Porous Condenser for Seawater Desalination: Evaluation of Materials’ Stability in the Tropical Climate of Vietnam
- Desalination and treatment of wastewater has become critical for Asia regions with water scarcity. In this work, the concept of thin-film distillation equipped with a porous condenser (FDPC) was...
Characterization and Fungicide Screening of a New Pathogen That Causes Leaf Spot on Rehmannia glutinosa
26/01/2023 - Outbreaks of leaf spot disease occurred in Rehmannia glutinosa fields in Henan Province, China, in 2019, with the incidence ranging from 20% to 40%. R. glutinosa plants with diseased leaves were...
The Effect of Antibiotics on Bacteriome of Sitophilus oryzae and Rhyzopertha dominica as a Factor Determining the Success of Foraging: A Chance for Antibiotic Therapy in Grain Stores
26/01/2023 - Rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae) and the lesser grain borer (Rhyzopertha dominica) are very important warehouse pests and, therefore, their control is crucial. At a key moment in the life of adult...
Properties of Sound Absorption Composite Materials Developed Using Flax Fiber, Sphagnum Moss, Vermiculite, and Sapropel
25/01/2023 - To address the need to reduce consumption and pollution in the industrial sector, composite materials were created using a new type of raw materials—organic lake sediments (sapropel) as...
Cellulose Nano Crystals (CNC) as Additive for a Bio-Based Waterborne Acrylic Wood Coating: Decay, Artificial Weathering, Physical and Chemical Tests
21/01/2023 - Wood coatings prolong the service life of wood-based products, but they are usually of synthetic origin. The aim of the present article is to reduce the fossil-based compounds in a commercial...
Environmental and Economic Impact of an Innovative Biocide-Free Antifouling Coating for Naval Applications
12/01/2023 - The work provides an economic sustainability and environmental impact analysis for the validation of a biocide-free antifouling coating for marine applications able to reduce fuel consumption during...
Uptake and translocation of fungicide picarbutrazox in greenhouse cabbage: the significance of translocation factors and home processing
10/01/2023 - This study evaluated the uptake and translocation of the fungicide picarbutrazox (PBZ) and its isomer in greenhouse cabbage. Two distinct treatments, including foliar spray and soil application of...
Biopesticide and plant growth-promoting activity in maize distillers' dried grains with solubles
- A collection of by-products was surveyed for novel biostimulant and biopesticide activity by establishing a screening platform (Bio2Bio) that integrated a broad spectrum of in vitro and...
Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Embedded in a Polymeric Matrix As a New Material for Thin Film Microextraction (TFME) in Organic Pollutant Monitoring
07/01/2023 - It is essential to monitor organic pollutants to control contamination levels in environmental water bodies. In this respect, the development of new materials based on functionalised polymeric films...
Understanding the Metabolism and Dissipation Kinetics of Flutriafol in Vegetables under Laboratory and Greenhouse Scenarios
02/01/2023 - Flutriafol is a systemic triazole fungicide that is used to control diseases in various crops. A study was developed to evaluate the metabolism and dissipation of flutriafol in two different...
Design of Multifunctional and Efficient Water-Based Annulus Protection Fluid for HTHP Sour Gas Wells
05/01/2023 - In order to solve the corrosion problem of production string in the process of acidizing for the purpose of production, a new water-based annular protective fluid suitable for HTHP acid gas,...
Highly compressible composite aerogels constructed by coaxial electrospun fibres and graphene for water sterilization
15/02/2023 - The electrospun fibres/graphene composite aerogels were assembled with the addition of amino trimethylene phosphonic acid (ATMP). Coaxial electrospinning was employed to attach nanosized-zinc...
Bactericide Activity of Cellulose Acetate/Silver Nanoparticles Asymmetric Membranes: Surfaces and Porous Structures Role
- The antibacterial properties of cellulose acetate/silver nanoparticles (AgNP) ultrafiltration membranes were correlated with their integral asymmetric porous structures, emphasizing the distinct...
Silica aerogel-encapsulated biocide crystals for low-loading antifouling coatings: rheology, water absorption, hardness, and biofouling protection
19/12/2022 - AbstractTo protect surfaces against marine biofouling, the continuous leaching of biocides, such as cuprous oxide (Cu2O) and copper pyrithione (CuPT), from antifouling coatings is a widespread and...
Fabrication and Characterization of Hydrogen Peroxide and Thymol-Loaded PVA/PVP Hydrogel Coatings as a Novel Anti-Mold Surface for Hay Protection
16/12/2022 - Animal food source production is increasing due to the growing world population. Many sources (e.g., hay) are prone to mold development, resulting in food degradation. This study proposes an...
Mold and Stain Resistance of Bamboo Treated with Pyraclostrobin Fungicide
17/12/2022 - Bamboo is rich in starch and sugars and can be infected by mold and stain fungi, degrading its performance, shortening its service life, and reducing its utilization value. It is crucial to...
Life Cycle Assessment of Protection Products for External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems
18/12/2022 - The energy performance and thermal comfort of buildings are decisive factors for users. Thus, solutions such as the external thermal insulation systems (ETICS) that can be installed in either new...
Participatory Assessment of Potato Production Systems and Cultivar Development in Rwanda
13/12/2022 - Potato cultivars grown in Rwanda are very old, low yielding and not amenable to food processing. High yielding and late blight tolerant cultivars for this country should be evaluated at different...
A novel 2D-GO@WS2 electrochemical platform for the determination of thiram fungicide
- In this paper, the determination of Thiram fungicide by a novel modified screen-printed carbon electrode (SPCE) fabricated modifying the working electrode (WE) with 2D-GO/WS2 nanohybrid...