Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
(2015-07-22)Soil erosion on hillslopes is a dynamic process, which evolves temporally and spatially. Sediment source tracking can be used to identify the areas within a watershed where erosion is greatest. This study evaluated three ...
(2015-07-24)A laboratory scale corn flaking procedure was developed at a batch size of 100 g grits to evaluate the effects of processing and genetics on resistant starch content in corn flakes. Cooking (15 psig/121°C, 50 min), drying ...
(2015-07-20)Alternative energies such as bioethanol have been developed to reduce the dependence on non-renewable fossil fuels, which are also responsible for national security issues and increases in greenhouse gases. Bioethanol has ...
(2015-07-14)Winter cover cropping has been identified as a conservation practice with the potential to decrease nutrient transport from agricultural fields, which consequently reduces nutrient loading to water bodies, eutrophication, ...
(2015-07-10)Suspended sediment concentrations in Illinois are a serious concern to the environment and navigability of Illinois rivers, the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. Therefore, understanding the amount of sediment in ...