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Advanced upgrading of pyrolysis oil via liquid-liquid extraction and catalytically upgrading
Biomass is one of the important renewable energy sources which are used to produce carbon-based liquid fuels through biochemical and thermochemical methods. The bio–oil from the biomass pyrolysis is an intermediate and ...
Measurements of Gaseous Emissions from Naturally Ventilated Livestock Barns
Agriculture contributes over 80% of national NH3 emission and ~55% is attributed to animal livestock operations. Livestock barns are one of the major emission sources due to their large footprint. Therefore, a pressing ...
Detection of cherry tree branches and localization of shaking positions for automated sweet cherry harvesting
Sweet cherry industry has been challenged by increasingly uncertain availability and rising cost of farm labor. As harvesting is the most labor-intensive operation, there is a need for developing automated harvesting ...
INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT FACTORS ON DESICCATION SURVIVAL AND THERMAL RESISTANCE OF SALMONELLA AND RADIOFREQUENCY PASTEURIZATION OF LOW-MOISTURE FOODS
Salmonella outbreaks associated with low-moisture food have become a food safety concern for the industry, government and public. Current sanitary practices have proven inefficient, intervention technologies need to be ...
MITIGATION OF AMMONIA EMISSIONS FROM CONFINED DAIRY OPERATIONS
Over the past few decades, livestock agriculture in the United States (U.S.) has undergone rapid transformations. In general, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) have not only grown in size but also in tendency ...