This study investigated the drying behaviour of purple-speckled Cocoyam and the effect of drying temperature (40 °C, 60 °C and 75 °C), slice thickness (4 mm, 7 mm and 10 mm) and pre-treatments (blanch
Quality attributes such as moisture content, colour parameters and shrinkage of apples change undesirably during the drying process.
Humans, through agricultural fertilizer application, inject more reactive nitrogen (Nr) to terrestrial ecosystems than do natural sources.
Producing food exerts pressures on the environment. Understanding the location and magnitude of food production is key to reducing the impacts of these pressures on nature and people.
The consumption of plant-based milk substitutes has spread rapidly around the world due to its numerous positive health effects on the human body.
Climate change and population growth generates a decrease in water availability around the world which can compromise the maintenance of sustainable agriculture.
Elsevier, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Volume 143, April 2020
Improving rice yield potential is crucial for global food security. Taoyuan, China, is famous worldwide as a special ecosite for ultrahigh rice yield.
Elsevier, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, Volume 292, 15 April 2020
Nitrous oxide (N2O) is the most important greenhouse gas produced by agricultural soils and is a byproduct of microbial nitrification and denitrification processes.
Improvements in the effectiveness of packaging materials can help to prevent foodborne pathogens and reduce environmental waste.

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