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Radio Frequency Dielectric Properties of Bulk Canola Seeds under Different Temperatures, Moisture Contents, and Frequencies for Feasibility of Radio Frequency Disinfestation
The parallel capacitances and resistances of the bulk canola seeds were measured to determine the dielectric properties of canola seeds using a radio frequency dielectric fixture at different levelsExpand
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Thermal conductivity, specific heat, thermal diffusivity, and emissivity of stored canola seeds with their temperature and moisture content
Abstract Density ( ρ ), specific heat ( c p ), thermal conductivity ( k ), diffusivity ( α ), and emissivity ( e ) of canola seeds ( Brassica napus L.) are important engineering parameters in theExpand
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Elimination of Cruptolestes Ferrungineus S. in Wheat by Radio Frequency Dielectric Heating at Different Moisture Contents
Radio frequency (RF) dielectric heating was tested to control Cryptolestes ferrungineus S. in the bulk wheat samples (ca.152g, dia. = 50mm, ht. = 100mm) at the MCs (%, w. b.) of 12, 15, and 18 usingExpand
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Undaria pinnatifida Fucoidan-Rich Extract Induces Both Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses
Fucoidans are widely used as an ingredient of dietary supplements. We investigated the immune stimulatory activities of Undaria pinnatifida (Alariaceae) fucoidan-rich extract (UPF-RE) in vitro asExpand
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A two-camera machine vision approach to separating and identifying laboratory sprouted wheat kernels
A proof-of-concept for a two-camera machine vision (MV) to classify the laboratory sprouted wheat kernels into sound, sprout-damaged, or severely sprout-damaged classes was developed. The markerExpand
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Oligochitosan as a potential anti-acne vulgaris agent: combined antibacterial effects against Propionibacterium acnes
To develop an antibacterial treatment for acne vulgaris using natural substance with few side effects, we investigated the antibacterial activities of oligochitosan against acne-related bacteria,Expand
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Radio frequency (RF) control of red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) in stored rapeseeds (Brassica napus L.)
Absolute and relative mortalities of red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) infesting the rapeseeds of a small (196.3 cm3) and a large (1766 cm3) volumes during radio frequency (RF) heating (1.5 kW,Expand
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Temperature distribution in a packed-bed of canola seeds with various moisture contents and bulk volumes during radio frequency (RF) heating
This research investigated temperature distribution in a packed-bed of canola seeds at various moisture contents (5%, 7%, 9%, and 11% wet weight basis) and bulk volumes (small – 196.3 cm3, medium –Expand
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Effect of fish gelatine-sodium alginate interactions on foam formation and stability
Abstract The effect of fish gelatine (FG)−alginate (AL) interactions on the formation and stability of foams was investigated by examining relationships between surface, bulk, and foaming propertiesExpand
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Thermal death kinetics of adult red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) in canola seeds during radio frequency heating
ABSTRACT Thermal mortalities of adult red flour beetles Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) infesting canola seeds at various moisture contents and volumes were determined after radio frequency (RF) heatingExpand
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