Browse i-ACES - Vol. 2, no. 1 2016 by Title

  • Peterson, Chelsea (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016)
    The ADM Institute at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign held the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention in Rome, Italy to bring together various researchers and people from organizations around ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (488kB)
  • Kanfer, Anna (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016)
    Postharvest loss is identified as a leading factor in contribution to world hunger. In order to combat it, many researchers and experts in the field spend their time learning about causes of postharvest loss, and potential ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (473kB)
  • Brockamp, Alex (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016)
    Post Harvest Loss (PHL) is a worldwide problem that hurts both producers and consumers. Although PHL solutions are simple, they are not easy to implement. Because the causes of PHL are so varied and diverse, the solutions ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (471kB)
  • Brockamp, Kara (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016)
    Postharvest loss is something that affects everyone in the world whether or not they know it. In recent years, more and more research has been devoted to finding ways to reduce and prevent postharvest loss to conserve ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (476kB)
  • Niewiara, Matthew (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016)
    In early October 2015, the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention was held in Rome, Italy. Individuals from more than 62 countries were in attendance representing academia, corporations, and various ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (595kB)
  • Stanek, Erik; Wolz, Kevin; Lovell, Sarah Taylor (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016)
    Researchers theorize there is a particular spacing within and between rows that maximizes light capture given size, shape, and opacity of woody species in diverse agroforestry systems (DAS). Studies of these mixed perennial ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (873kB)
  • Volland, Alyssa (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016)
    In today’s world, 30% of the food produced is wasted. That food could be used to nourish millions facing food scarcity and hunger. Food lost during the production chain is referred to as postharvest loss. Reducing postharvest ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (478kB)
  • Wandke, Kevin (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016)
    As the world’s population continues to grow, existing methods of food production are becoming increasingly stressed and incapable of meeting food requirements. Most research to solve this problem focuses on increasing the ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (467kB)