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Vol 16, No 3 (2014): CIGR Journal

Table of Contents

I-Land and Water Engineering

Evaluation of a constructed wetland for removal of some physicochemical and microbiological contaminants from wastewater in a residential tertiary institution in Nigeria Abstract PDF
Felix A. Oginni, Solomon A. Isiorho 1-9
Effects of land use change on the soil physical and chemical properties and fertility of soil in Sajadrood catchment Abstract PDF
Azadeh Rostam Kiakojori, Mohammad Mehdi Taghavi Gorgi 10-16
Water management improvements for agriculture by applying efficient crop schedules in the highland forest of Vilcabamba, Peru Abstract PDF
Enrique Meseth, Jason C.S. Yu 17-27

II-Farm Buildings and Construction

Size distribution of airborne particles in animal houses Abstract PDF
H.T.L. Lai, A.J.A. Aarnink, M. Cambra-López, T.T.T. Huynh, H.K. Parmentier, P.W.G. Groot Koerkamp 28-42
Thermal energy use in three Swedish greenhouses – the outdoor temperature-dependent variation and the influence of wind speed under no-sunlight conditions Abstract PDF
Katarzyna Maslak, Sven Nimmermark 43-54

III-Equipment Engineering for Plant Production

Physical properties of soybean cultivated in NEH region of India Abstract PDF
Hijam Jiten Singh, Dipankar De, P. K. Sahoo 55-59
Studies on Effect of Electrostatic Spraying in Orchards Abstract PDF
Pramod kumar Mishra, Manjeet Singh, Ankit Sharma, Karun Sharma, Bhupinder Singh 60-69
Response time of a direct injection type-variable-rate sprayer Abstract PDF
Mohammad Younesi Alamouti, Morteza Sedaghat Hosseini 70-76
Design and fabrication of a tractor powered leaves collector machine equipped with suction-blower system Abstract PDF
Mohsen Azadbakht, Ali Kiapey, Ali Jafari 77-86
Present status, potential and future needs for mechanization of agricultural operations in Jammu and Kashmir state of India Abstract PDF
Jagvir Dixit, Sushil Sharma, Mudasir Ali 87-96
Storage performance of naturally ventilated structure for onion bulbs Abstract PDF
Wolelaw Endalew Ambe, Abaye Getahun, Ayalew Demissew, Tesfa Ambaye 97-101
Design of an innovative olive picking machine Abstract PDF
Luigi Solazzi, Roberto Scalmana, Riccardo Adamini, Rodolfo Faglia, Alberto Borboni 102-112
Design of the full hydraulic driving high frame field operation vehicle Abstract PDF
Wang Wanzhang, Qin Weihua, Wang Jianbo, Zhu Chenhui, Yu Jianjun, Chong Dongfeng 113-118

IV-Energy in Agriculture

Solutions for fast development of precision agriculture in Iran Abstract PDF
Nikrooz - Bagheri, Marzieh Bordbar 119-123
Elucidations of energy, duration and cost of domestic cooking of African yam bean seed Abstract PDF
Rahman Akinoso, Ademola Kabiru Aremu, T. A. Adeniyi 124-130
Determination of relationship between wheat farm size and energy indexes in west Azerbaijan province, Iran Abstract PDF
Morteza Sedaghat Hosseini, Ahmad Mohammadi, Mohsen Arezou, Amir Masoud Koorang Beheshti 131-137
Effects of full-scale substrate pretreatment with a cross-flow grinder on biogas production Abstract PDF
Matthias Mönch-Tegeder, Andreas Lemmer, Thomas Jungbluth, Hans Oechsner 138-147

V-Management, Ergonomics and Systems Engineering

Prevention aspects for avoiding run-over incidents with self-propelled agricultural machinery Abstract PDF
Hannes Mayrhofer, Elisabeth Quendler, Josef Boxberger 148-156
Accident at work with fertilizer distributors in Austrian agriculture Abstract PDF
Robert Kogler, Elisabeth Quendler, Josef Boxberger 157-165

VI-Postharvest Technology and Process Engineering

Effect of moisture content on physio-mechanical properties of coriander seeds (Coriandrum sativum) Abstract PDF
Vijay Singh Sharanagat, T. K. Goswami 166-172
Enzymatic clarification of carrot juice by using response surface methodology Abstract PDF
Md. Shafiq Alam, Geetika Ahuja, Kalika Gupta 173-179
Determination of some engineering properties of morama bean (Tylosema esculentum) Abstract PDF
Pius Emesu, Phumuza Mabuza 180-188
Comparative study on phase changing material for refrigeration effect for milk chilling Abstract PDF
Amandeep Sharma, Silvy Gupta, Kulwinder Kaur 189-193
Investigating of drying kinetics and mathematical modeling of turnip Abstract PDF
Pouria Gharehbeglou, Bijan Askari, Aziz Homayouni Rad, Seyed Sajjad Hoseini, Hamid Tavakoili Pour, Amir Hosein Elhami Rad 194-204
Effect of heat insulation on the energy consumption of recirculating mixed-flow batch grain dryer Abstract PDF
Heikki Tapani Jokiniemi, Jukka Matias Ahokas 205-213
Air drying kinetics and quality characteristics of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) influenced by osmotic dehydration Abstract PDF
Kulwinder Kaur, Satish Kumar, Mohammad Shafiq Alam 214-222
Assessment of fruits during shelf-life storage using biospeckle laser Abstract PDF
Mohammad Zaheer Ansari, Anil Kumar Nirala 223-229
Estimating moisture absorption kinetics of beans during soaking using mathematical models Abstract PDF
Seyed Mojtaba Shafaei, Amin Allah Masoumi 230-237
Effect of microwave power on foam-mat drying of tomato pulp Abstract PDF
Ovais Shafiq Qadri, Abhaya Kumar Srivastava 238-244

VII-Information Systems

ECALTOOL: fuzzy logic based computer program to calibrate the Hargreaves equation for accurate estimation of evapotranspiration Abstract PDF
Jignesh Patel, Himanshu Patel, Chetan Bhatt 245-250

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