Barbara Sawicka

Barbara Sawicka
University of Life Sciences in Lublin · Department of Plant Production Technology and Commodity Sciences

Professor (full)
alternative plants and plants products, climate change and restrictions in agriculture, commodities science, food safety

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Introduction
Research topics: sustainable agriculture, organical and integrated system of cultivation of plant; phenotypic variability of cultivated plants; environmentally friendly methods to improve the health of plant materials; seed production, physiological indicators in the assessment of crop yields; assessment of post-harvest plant materials; qualitative assessment of food products of plant origin; food safety; Risks in agriculture and food processing; climatic hazards; Commodities science
Additional affiliations
October 2005 - September 2014
State Higher Vocational School n. Stanislaw Pigonia in Krosno
Position
  • Professor (Full)
October 1973 - July 2022
University of Life Sciences in Lublin
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Description
  • TA: 11 PhD promoted; supervision 1 open PhD theses; 150 promoted MsC; 250 promoted engineers ScA: over 1000, including: 120 monographs and chapters of monographs, 370 original papers, 18 books RE: 48 PhD dissertations; 18 postdoc work; 10 applications for the prof. title; 450 papers
September 1973 - present
University of Life Sciences in Lublin
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Education
January 1988 - January 1999
Agricultural University in Lublin
Field of study
  • Agricultural sciences
April 1987 - April 1992
Agricultural University of Lublin, Poland
Field of study
  • Agricultural sciences
February 1977 - February 1981
Agricultural University in Lublin
Field of study
  • Agricultural sciences in the field of agricultural technology

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Publications (703)
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The aim of the study was to assess the yield of cones and the quality of six hop varieties (“Iunga”, “Lubelski”, “Sybilla”, “Magnum”, “Lomik”, “Marynka”) in terms of their suitability for beer production, under the conditions of the Małopolska Vistula Gorge Region (21°53′ E; 51°16′ N) (2015–2017). The scope of the research included the determinatio...
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Our study evaluated the in vitro antioxidant properties, antibacterial and antifungal activities, anti-inflammatory properties, and chemical composition of the essential oils (EOs), total phenol, and total flavonoid of wild Mentha pulegium L. This study also determined the mineral (nutritional and toxic) elements in the plant. The EOs were extracte...
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Medicinal plants are being used worldwide for centuries for their beneficial properties. Some of the most popular medicinal plants belong to the Melissa genus, and different health beneficial effects have already been identified for this genus. Among these species, in particular, the Melissa officinalis L. has been reported as having many biologica...
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The conducted research is of particular importance for the country’s food security in the context of climate change in Southeastern Poland. The aim of the research was to determine the influence of climate on the variability of the appearance and the rate of spread of potato blights as the main factor limiting the potato yield in the conditions of...
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The aim of the study was to demonstrate the effect of the cultivation system, cultivars and pre-sprouting of potato on soil quality. Materials for the research were obtained from a three-year (2016-2018) field experiment in Central-Eastern Poland. The experiment was established using the randomized sub-blocks method, in a dependent system which was...
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JA (Jerusalem artichoke) cultivars react differently to mineral fertilization. Hence, the aim of this study was to assess the effect of mineral fertilization on the yield and yield structure of this species in terms of its aboveground biomass. The research was based on a field experiment carried out in 2016–2018 in Central and Eastern Poland using...
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Pistacia Atlantica in folk medicine is used by Algerian traditional healers for treating a wide variety of diseases and conditions including dyspepsia, digestive problems, peptic ulcers, and, in particular, inflammatory diseases. The present study aimed to assess the phytochemical composition, in vitro antioxidant activity (using 2,2-diphenyl-1-pic...
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The aim of the paper was to evaluate the phenolic acid content and antioxidant prop- erties in potato cultivars with coloured flesh and bright flesh. The study material included eight cultivars of edible potato grown in a temperate climate in Poland. Five cultivars were potato tubers with coloured flesh: “Rote Emma”, “Blue Salad”, “Vitelotte”, “Red...
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This is a chapter "The Role and Importance of Microorganisms in Environmental Sustainability" [in: book] "Microbial biotechnology" With the latest advances in biology, genetics, soil science, breeding, engineering, and microbiology, environmental biotechnologists are better able to harness microbial communities to provide services to civil society...
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International workshop on drones with international experts
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Drones Workshop 17th December 2022 CERTIFICATE awarded to as a participant in the Drones Workshop facilitated by Drones Workshop 17th December 2022 CERTIFICATE awarded to as a participant in the Drones Workshop facilitated by World Resources Webinar
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Food and agricultural by-products are leftovers or wastes from parts of foods, fruits, vegetables and animal sources which are obtained after processing. Agricultural by-products includes peels and rinds from citrus fruits, pineapple, mango, and banana. Other notable ones are pomace from apple, olive, red beet, and those from wine making. Also, whe...
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Rośliny mają doskonałe strategie, które wykorzystują wiele konstytutywnych lub indukowanych anatomicznych, molekularnych i biochemicznych mechanizmów obronnych. Omówiono znaczenie i zalety wzmacniania naturalnej odporności roślin na chwasty, ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem znaczenia oksylipin w ochronie roślin. Podsumowano najnowsze badania nad reakc...
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Water pollution includes industrial, urban and agricultural pollution. Urban water pollution actually involves runoff from homes and businesses. Separate attention is paid to the treatment of medical and pharmaceutical wastewater. So far, the main focus of research on such wastewater has been the reduction of particulate matter, solid materials, so...
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Artemisia campestris L. is commonly used in folk medicine due to its antioxidant, antidia-betic, nutritional, and culinary properties. Our study assessed the total phenolics contents, antioxi-dant, and pharmacological activities of various organic extracts prepared from the aerial parts of Artemisia campestris, and its mineral elements and chemical...
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Weed resistance to herbicides should be minimized, as this can lead to serious limitations in the food security for people around the world. The aim of the research was to summarize the latest research on the reactions of plants to pesticides, including herbicides, in order to assess the possibility of using jasmonates and brassinosteroids to stimu...
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Background: In phytoextraction methods, the problem is the obtained contaminated plant biomass, the selection of the appropriate species, resistant to the type and degree of contamination, as well as the long time needed to completely clean the soil. Goal: when selecting the appropriate method of remediation of soils contaminated with polycyclic...
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International Conference on Emerging Technology and Interdisciplinary Sciences
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The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is currently the most challenging challenge worldwide. To fight it, it is necessary to achieve and maintain good nutritional status. Human nutrition is influenced by factors such as gender, age, health status, lifestyle, medication and supplement intake. Human nutrition has been used as the basis for resistance to stress dur...
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With the latest advances in biology, genetics, soil science, breeding, engineering, and microbiology, environmental biotechnologists are better able to harness microbial communities to provide services to civil society. These services concern the treatment of contaminated waters and sewage, but also sediments, soil, air, and the detection of pollut...
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Magnus Group Conferences and Organizing Committee Wish to thank Prof/Dr/Ms. Barbara Sawicka University of Life Science in Lublin, Poland for poster presentation at the “2nd Edition Global Conference on Agriculture and Horticulture” Online Conference during September 01-03, 2022
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White clover (Trifolium repens L.) is one of the most important, perennial, multi-seeded legumes.T. repens is a natural allotetraploid, allogenic species and is characterized by an entomophily, xenogamic pollination pattern. One of the reasons for the low yield of seeds of this species is the insufficient supply of pollinating insects in the areas...
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In order to enhance natural products value, Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) aerial part (leaves) has been studied in this work. Hence, the objective of this study is to determine the chemical composition of the studied plant polyphenols extracts using HPLC/DAD, as well as evaluate their flavonoid extracts’ antioxidant and antimicrobial activities...
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Barbara Sawicka (University of Life Science in Lublin, Poland), Parisa Ziarati (Tehran Medical Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Iran), Mohammed Messaoudi (Nuclear Research Centre of Birine (CRNB), Djelfa, Algeria & Chemistry Department, University of Hamma Lakhdar El-Oued, Algeria), Jinous Agarpanah (Tehran Medical Sciences, Islamic Azad Universi...
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Bioactive compounds of plant origin are used all over the world because of their positive impact on human and animal health and because of their beneficial, specific properties. The most popular bioactive compounds beneficial to health have been identified and defined earlier. Others are yet to be discovered. In particular, the most common biologic...
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"Food agricultural byproducts as important source of valuable nutraceuticals", this is book edited by Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Barbara Sawicka, Johra Khan. Publisher: Springer. Food and agricultural by-products are leftovers or wastes from parts of foods, fruits, vegetables, and animal sources which are obtained after processing. Agricultural by-produc...
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In 2016-2018, an experiment with Sida hermaphrodita L. Rusby (Virginia fanpetals) called Sida was conducted in the system of random blocks on sandy and sandy loam soil. Each year, the yields of dry aboveground mass and dried mass of roots were determined. Before sowing Sida and after the end of the research, the composition of earthy fractions in t...
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The features of hospital wastewater (HWW) are identical to domestic wastewater in general, but a subset of HWW includes toxic, nonbiodegradable, infectious contaminants. The hospital effluents include a wide range of chemicals utilized in medical, laboratory, and study settings, as well as patient excreta. Antibiotics, lipid inhibitors, among other...
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The features of hospital wastewater (HWW) are identical to domestic wastewater in general, but a subset of HWW includes toxic, nonbiodegradable, infectious contaminants. The hospital effluents include a wide range of chemicals utilized in medical, laboratory, and study settings, as well as patient excreta. Antibiotics, lipid inhibitors, among other...
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Along with food processing, the production of agro-industrial waste in the world increases, despite the fact that it is a rich source of nutrients and bioactive compounds. In developing countries, waste materials from the agricultural industry can significantly help in obtaining valuable components for the production of various types of bio-based p...
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Plants are a rich source of biologically active compounds such as essential fatty acids, flavonoids, carbohydrates, glycosides, vitamins, essential oils, proteins, and minerals. These compounds show, among others nourishing, soothing, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activities. Of all vitamins, Vitamin D and...
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This chapter provides an overview of the uses of Jerusalem artichoke, obtaining appropriate bioproducts, with the aim of drawing more attention to this valuable crop species in terms of its uses as functional food, animal feed, source of bioactive ingredients or biofuels. Jerusalem artichoke can be widely too used as: renewable raw material for the...
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The basic quality features of H. tuberosus tubers were discussed, such as regularity of shape, color of flesh and skin, resistance to darkening of raw and cooked tuber flesh, freshness of appearance, smell, and taste. Most of the quality characteristics are related to the genotype. The factors that contribute to the susceptibility of tuber flesh to...
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The state of knowledge on the biology and physiology of tubers and above-ground parts of the Jerusalem artichoke was reviewed. The systematic position of this species against the background of the classification of the genus Helianthus is discussed. Due to the polyploid nature of the distinctive (holocentric) chromosomes, chromosome domains and spe...
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The introduction describes the origin of the Jerusalem artichoke and the history of its introduction in Europe. Serious evidence has been found confirming how the Jerusalem artichoke could penetrate the territory of Russia (southern European route: from France, through Germany, Poland, Ukraine, then - through Belarus and Moldova to Russia, and then...
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Jerusalem artichoke, due to the rich biochemical composition of tubers, is an excellent component of our diet, a potential raw material for obtaining carbohydrates, such as inulin or fructose, and their products. A variety of phytochemicals such as: inulin, amino acids, protein, reducing sugars, phenols, flavonoids, coumarins, unsaturated fatty aci...
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This book acquaints readers with the history of the introduction of this species to the continent of Europe and Asia, as well as biology, genetics, physiology, breeding, and the use of Jerusalem artichoke in many areas of bioeconomy, especially in food processing of this species. Technologies for the production of inulin and fructose are presented....
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Lobularia libyca (L. libyca) is a traditional plant that is popular for its richness in phenolic compounds and flavonoids. The aim of this study was to comprehensively investigate the phyto-chemical profile by liquid chromatography, electrospray ionization and tandem mass spectrometry (LC-ESI-MS), the mineral contents and the biological properties...
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Various individuals, community organizations and institutions must be involved in planning and developing a cure for the COVID-19 flu pandemic. In addition to governmental organizations, those who need to be involved in the process are responsible for implementing pandemic plans. There should be a balance between centralized national control and re...
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THE CONFERENCE had 3 sections: Section 1. Global and regional threats to the environment. Section 2. Ecological and technological security of territories. Section 3. Renewable energy. Working languages: Ukrainian, English.
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WASTE MANAGEMENT IN THE GORLICE COUNTY Abstract: The paper deals with issues related to environmental pollution and awareness of the society about the dangers of poor waste management. Hence, the aim of the research was to find out the opinion of the community of Gorlice County in south-eastern Poland on waste management. The awareness of the inhab...
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This study evaluated the in vitro antioxidant properties, antibacterial and antifungal activities and in vivo anti-inflammatory properties, and identifying the phenolic compounds in Cistus salviifolius. The methanolic leaf extract showed the highest antioxidant activity with 6.1±1.60 µg/ml IC50 value using DPPH  and 55.5±0.20 µg/ml using Reducing...
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Analysis of weed infestation of selected fields of grain (winter wheat, spring wheat, spring triticale) was conducted between 2013 and 2016 in five commercial farms in south-eastern Poland (49◦52’ N, 21◦46’ E) based on a quantitative and qualitative (quadrat) method and an agro-phytosociological method. The quadrat analysis was conducted prior to w...
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The book deals with economically important plants grown in Poland. Volume II deals with cereal and root crops, root and bulb plants. The chapter "Cultivated potato" concerns the origin and history of cultivation, economic importance, chemical composition, biological properties, economic value of varieties, biological progress and breeding direction...
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Iraqi community is depends heavily on the rich traditional heritage of medicinal plants used to treat various diseases. Thus, folk medicine is widely practiced by urban dwellers, country people or nomads, who generally inhabit desert and steppe regions. Because of the geographical diversity and climatic conditions, Iraq is well known for the great...
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In late 2019 and early 2020 till now, the education systems globally were hit with the insurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many educational institutions were not adequately prepared to host online teaching and learning activities because structurally, they were ill-prepared. Therefore, educators need to innovatively come out with workable strategi...
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Melissa officinalis has long been used in folk medicine as an integrated pharmacy, used in the treatment of many diseases since ancient times, as a remedy for headaches, indigestion, abdominal cramps, and heart failure. Lemon balm is characterized by antibacterial, antiviral and antidiabetic properties. The therapeutic benefit of this species is th...
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Medicinal plants are widely used in nonindustrialized societies and developing countries in Africa, Asia, and South America because they are cheaper and more accessible than modern drugs. Medicinal and food plants that are traditionally used as dietary adjuvants to improve health have been evaluated, interalia, for their blood glucose lowering pote...
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Agriculture is a growing field of research. In particular, crop prediction in agriculture is critical and is chiefly contingent upon soil and environment conditions, including rainfall, humidity, and temperature. In the past, farmers were able to decide on the crop to be cultivated, monitor its growth, and determine when it could be harvested. Toda...
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Iddeation Conntest 2021"InnoCulture" MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL PANEL Prof. Dr Barbara Sawicka Acknowledgments for participating in for being part of the International panel for the competition.
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Herbal medicine is a practice of traditional and folk medicine based on the use of plants for medicinal purposes. The herbal medicine of Iraq, the cradle of the Sumerian and Babylonian civilizations, was characterized. The clay tablets of the Sumerian and Babylonian civilizations have shown that the use of medicinal plants in Iraq dates back thousa...
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Climate changes in the recent period, with a tendency to increase pedological and atmospheric droughts, determine Europe to choose new plant species that can more easily withstand thermal and hydrothermal stress, because the southern part of Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and Poland is a natural background, who favouring of significant the impact of d...
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The objective of the paper was to compare the technologies, techniques of reproduction and their use in seed production of potatoes. The paper describes the use of the most important achievements of biotechnology, advanced breeding methods and emerging technologies for solving practical problems in potato cultivation and increasing their resistance...
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Omówiono i opisano wybrane gatunki znajdujące się zarówno w stanie naturalnym, jak i w uprawie, spośród 7500 roślin leczniczych występujących na terenie Indii – prawdziwego emporium roślin leczniczych i aromatycznych. W codziennym użyciu są tam takie gatunki jak: Azadirachta indica, Cardiospermum halicacabum, Erythrina indica, Gloriosa superba, Jat...
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The objective of the paper was to compare the technologies, techniques of reproduction and their use in seed production of potatoes. The paper describes the use of the most important achievements of biotechnology, advanced breeding methods and emerging technologies for solving practical problems in potato cultivation and increasing their resistance...
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Barbara Sawicka had presented the paper in the International Conference on Emerging Technology and Interdisciplinary Sciences (ICETIS 2021) organized by JFP Publishers, South Africa in partnership with A2Z Edu-Learning Hub, India and Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), Malaysia on the Saturday 4th Dec '2021
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Climate changes in the recent period, with a tendency to increase pedological and atmospheric droughts, determine Europe to choose new plant species that can more easily withstand thermal and hydrothermal stress, because the southern part of Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and Poland is a natural background, who favoring of significant the impact of dr...
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The high nutritional, energy, pharmacological and fodder value of sweet potato is an important subject of scientific research in Europe in the conditions of climate change. The content of basic substances and secondary metabolites in both the root tubers and sweet potato leaves makes it a very nutritious plant ensuring food safety for humans and an...
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2327 / 5000 Wyniki tłumaczenia Weeds are a component of agrocenoses. Despite the significant development of technology and the use of more and more modern methods to eliminate weeds occurring in crops as well as pests and diseases, they still remain a problem that reappears in cultivated fields, contributing to a reduction in the yield of plants an...
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Hunger and food insecurity take center stage in most debates in Africa, and in recent times with serious concerns about Nigeria. This study assessed food insecurity among farming households in rural Oyo State, Nigeria, using cross-sectional datasets from 211 farming households through a multi-stage sampling procedure. The Household Food Insecurity...
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The research was based on a 3-year field experiment carried out in south-eastern Poland, in 2013‒2015, on brown, slightly acidic soil. The experiment was established by the randomized subblock method, where the first-order factors were foliar fertilization: (A) Fortis Duotop Zn Mn + Fortis Aminotop, (B) Fortis B Mo + Ferti Agro, (C) Fortis Zn Mn +...
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The potential and practical use of this raw material in the pharmaceutical industry are very promising due to the fact that Jerusalem artichoke has the following effects: lowering cholesterol (normalizing lipid metabolism disorders), reducing elevated glucose content (helpful in the treatment of type II diabetes), facilitating processes slimming (h...
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There is currently an increasing interest in functional foods and herbs as an opportunity to enrich one’s diet and at the same time improve one’s health. One of such plants is willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub), which is rich not only in polyphenols, carotenoids, but also in sugars, chlorophylls, and vitamin C. This work purpose was to...
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Scharakteryzowano wybrane gatunki warzyw należące do rodzaju Brassica: kapusta głowiasta biała (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata f. alba), kapusta włoska (Brassica oleracea L. var. sabauda L.), kapusta pekińska (Brassica rapa L. subsp. pekinensis), brokuł(Brassica oleracea L. var. italica), jarmuż (Brassica oleracea L. var. sabellica L.), kalafio...
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W pracy przedstawiono wpływ wybranych czynników biotycznych na plonowanie i jakość bulw ziemniaka. Przeciwdziałanie negatywnym oddziaływaniom czynników środowiska na wielkość i jakość plonu bulw ziemniaka jest możliwe poprzez wykorzystywanie odmian o zwiększonej odporności genetycznej, stosowanie zdrowego materiału rozmnożeniowego, zapewnienie właś...
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Preferred Citation...................Barbara, Sawicka. & Krishnan, Umachandran. (2021). Teaching and learning during COVID -19, Chapter 1 in Book, Dickson, Adom. Joshua, Ebere, Chukwuere. & Krishnan, Umachandran. (2021). Innovations in Teaching and Learning in the COVID-19 Crisis, JFP Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-991215-93-2, 1-14......... ........ ......