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    • Modification of Rheological Properties of Biofuels From Soybean Oil 

      Kobus, Zbigniew; Wilczyński, Kamil; Nadulski, Rafał; Guz, Tomasz (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      In this paper, the influence of fuel additives on rheological properties of crude soybean oil was presented. The tests were performed for low shear rates (1.2 - 12.4 s-1) at a temperature range of 5 to 30oC. The fuel ...
    • Outstanding Issues of Motor Car Recycling in Terms of Environmental Impact Mitigation 

      Słowik, Tomasz; Kuranc, Andrzej; Wasilewski, Jacek; Zając, Grzegorz; Dudziak, Agnieszka; Holubcik, Michal (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Due to the intensive growth of the importance of all activities in the field of ecology and rational economy, the article presents an attempt to develop a comprehensive model of the dehumidification process of LPG and CNG ...
    • Ash Composition and Deposition Tendencies of Selected Biomass Types 

      Zając, Grzegorz; Szyszlak-Bargłowicz, Joanna; Dudziak, Agnieszka; Kuranc, Andrzej; Wasilewski, Jacek (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Replacement of fossil fuel with renewables including biomass is one of the ways to ensure sustainable development. Biomass incineration is most frequently used energy conversion technology. Notwithstanding that ash arising ...
    • The Influence of Biomass Cultivation Technology (Selected Types) on the Selection of Machines for Its Harvest 

      Zbytek, Zbyszek; Adamczyk, Florian; Pawłowski, Tadeusz (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The selection of machines and their mode of operation in a given biomass technology depends on the plant species. The date and multiplicity of harvest also depend on the species of the plant and its destination. Under ...
    • Sustainable Intensification of Modern Agriculture Through Production Technologies on Different Readiness Levels 

      Maciejczak, Mariusz; Faltman, Janis (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The modern agricultural production is facing the problem of a growing society as well as different environmental threats. To solve this issue, agricultural production should be more sustainable and efficient which can be ...
    • Comparision of Physicochemical Parameters of Rape Seeds Applying the Infrared Spectroscopy Method 

      Przywara, Artur; Kachel-Jakubowska, Magdalena; Kraszkiewicz, Artur; Koszel, Milan (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Technical progression in sustainable agriculture requires the need for search more and newer analytical methods in order to reduce time of analysis and to minimize costs routine of tests for the highest accuracy of the ...
    • Influence of Metal Nanocolloids on Selected Abiotic Stress Factors in Pumpkin 

      Kachel-Jakubowska, Magdalena; Bulak, Piotr; Bieganowski, Andrzej (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Nanotechnology could be a solution for providing sustainable agriculture, clean water and a better environment. Various nanomaterials can sustain the agricultural sectors. Plants are essential fundamental components of all ...
    • Emission of Particulates and Chosen Gaseous Exhausts Components During a Diesel Engine Starting Process 

      Kuranc, Andrzej; Słowik, Tomasz; Wasilewski, Jacek; Szyszlak-Bargłowicz, Joanna; Stoma, Monika; Šarkan, Branislav (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      It is very important to reduce harmful emissions in rural areas. One of the ways is to replace old tractors and farm machinery with the modern, equipped with engines of the highest standards. However, the cost of such ...
    • Evaluation of Streif’s Index Values During Maturation of Two Apple Cultivars 

      Guz, Tomasz; Kobus, Zbigniew; Nadulski, Rafał; Rydzak, Leszek (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The paper presents the results of Streif’s Index (SI) expression by new method of harvest date optimization, based on calculation one of its components - starch index (S), by image analysis. Harvest date prediction is a ...
    • Energetic Usage of Slaughter Waste as the Substrate for Biogas Production 

      Janczak, Damian; Kozłowski, Kamil; Brzoski, Michal; Jeżowska, Aleksandra; Mazurkiewicz, Jakub (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Sector of animal production is growing strongly in Poland within last years. This concerns especially poultry sector (first position in Europe with more than 900 million animals per year) bit also swine and cattle. This ...
    • Concept of Using Fruit Pomace on Sustainable Farms 

      Kozak, Marta; Sobczak, Paweł; Wilczyński, Kamil; Kobus, Zbigniew; Zawiślak, Kazimierz; Żukiewicz-Sobczak, Wioletta (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The paper presents the possibility of using fruit pomace as the management of poor products on sustainable farms. Processing of raw materials in the fruit and vegetable industry involves generation of manufacturing waste, ...
    • Stabilization of Liquid Outflow Speed From a Slotted Spray Nozzle 

      Kowalik, Witold; Parafiniuk, Stanisław (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Unequal distribution of the liquid outflow from the slotted spray nozzle forms a wide spectrum of drops. This affects the level and uniformity of spraying and the degree of drip drift compensation. The purpose of the work ...
    • Farm Machinery and Processes Management in Sustainable Agriculture. 9th International Scientific Symposium 

      Lorencowicz, Edmund; Uziak, Jacek; Huyghebaert, Bruno; University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland; University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana; Walloon Agricultural Research Centre (CRA-W), Gembloux, Belgium (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The book contains 82 reviewed papers presented at the 9th International Scientific Symposium "Farm Machinery and Processes Management in Sustainable Agriculture", which took place in November 2017 in Lublin, Poland.
    • Utilization of Digestate Obtained From Methane Fermentation of Chicken Manure 

      Czekała, Wojciech; Dach, Jacek; Lewicki, Andrzej; Gajewska, Katarzyna; Staszak, Żaneta (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Since 2012, Poland is the European leader in poultry production and one of world’s key exporters of poultry meat. Poultry production is directly related with presence of droppings. Depending on the type of breeding, a ...
    • Crops Diagnosis Using Hurst Exponent Values in Fields Image Analysis 

      Ekielski, Adam; Koronczok, Jerzy; Lorencki, Jakub; Czech, Tomasz; Tulska, Ewa (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      One of the branches of sustainable agriculture is the precision farming which assumes an individual approach to each plant. The main problem encountered by the precision agriculture is to quickly acquire and analyze good ...
    • Determination of the Coefficient of Initial Drying Speed of Selected Vegetables 

      Golisz, Ewa; Trajer, Jędrzej; Sokołowska, Patrycja; Jaros, Małgorzata (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Efficient production of safe, high quality food is an important element of sustainable agriculture. Fruits and vegetables belong to an exceptional group of materials in food processing, and one method of preservation of ...
    • An Overview of Development of a Rice Processing Plant for Rural Use 

      Adisa, Alex F.; Ola, Ibukun A.; Ajisegiri, Ezekiah S.A.; Adewumi, Babatunde A.; Ismaila, Salami O.; Adekunle, Nurudeen O.; Adigbo, Sunday O. (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The short fall in capacity and quality between locally produced rice for example in developing countries like Nigeria (2.8 million tons) and domestic consumption (5.9 million tons) called for developing a low cost and ...
    • The Influence of Aeration Ratio on Energetic Aspects of Composting Process of Sewage Sludge With Agricultural Waste 

      Mazurkiewicz, Jakub; Myszura, Magdalena; Kozłowski, Kamil; Smurzyńska, Anna; Kujawiak, Sebastian (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Composting process of sewage sludge is one of the most common methods in the world for sludge management. Due to, inter alia, unfavorable ratio of carbon to nitrogen and the high hydration, sludge waste requires usually ...
    • Energy Consumption and Selected Physical Properties of Corn-oat Instant Gruels Under Specific Extruder Configurations 

      Kręcisz, Magdalena; Wójtowicz, Agnieszka; Oniszczuk, Anna (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The extrusion-cooking technique was used for the processing of corn-oat blends with three various screw configurations. The procedure involved the assessment of the effects of the processing conditions on energy consumption. ...
    • Farmers’ Knowledge of Fertilizers’ Practices on Their Farms 

      Hameed, Talal Saeed; Sawicka, Barbara (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      This study was carried out in Lublin region to identify farmers’ knowledge in the use of fertilizers. Data for the study were collected by an interview using a questionnaire of selected sample of 122 farmers to measure ...