Recent Submissions

  • Mathematical modelling and optimization of the granulation process of loose compound feed for broilers 

    Yermukanova, Alma; Stankevych, Georgii; Podobed, Leonid; Zhiyenbayeva, Saule; Mrkvicová, Eva (Zdruzenie HACCP Consulting, 2024)
    The article presents the results of studying the indicators of the crumbling of granules and the specific energy costs of experimental batches of granulated feed for broilers. The process of granulation of compound feed ...
  • Fragmentation and biodiversity change in urban vegetation: A case study of tram lines 

    Winkler, Jan; Koda, Eugeniusz; Červenková, Jana; Napieraj, Krzysztof; Żółtowski, Mariusz; Jakimiuk, Aleksandra; Podlasek, Anna; Vaverková, Magdalena Daria (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2024)
    This study explores the vegetation composition along various tram line sections in Bydgoszcz, Poland, with a focus on understanding the impact of usage, maintenance, and historical development on urban vegetation dynamics. ...
  • Monitoring of taurine dietary supplementation effect on parameters of Duroc boar ejaculate in summer season 

    Přibilová, Magdalena; Skaličková, Sylvie; Urbánková, Lenka; Baholet, Daria; Nevrkla, Pavel; Kopec, Tomáš; Sláma, Petr; Horký, Pavel (Public Library of Science, 2024)
    The aim of this experiment was to find out whether the taurine supplementation in daily ration had an effect on quantity or quality of Duroc boar ejaculate. The experiment duration was from June to August, when it could ...
  • Nitrates directive restriction: To change or not to change in terms of climate change, that is the question 

    Středová, Hana; Fukalová, Petra; Chuchma, Filip; Haberle, Jan; Středa, Tomáš (Elsevier Science BV, 2024)
    The positive effect of nitrogen fertilization in agriculture inevitably increases residual nitrogen losses. Water pollution led to legal restrictions of some farm practices within the framework of the Nitrates Directive ...
  • Mottainai in Civil Engineering - A Message from Japan 

    Vaverková, Magdalena Daria; Matsui, Yasuhiro; Vaverka, Igor (Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie, 2023)
    This article examines the impact of Japan's mottainai concept on civil engineering practices, focusing on the waste of materials, financial resources, and harmonisation of structures with the environment. The authors ...
  • Nature-Based Management of Lawns-Enhancing Biodiversity in Urban Green Infrastructure 

    Winkler, Jan; Pasternak, Grzegorz; Sas, Wojciech; Hurajová, Erika; Koda, Eugeniusz; Vaverková, Magdalena Daria (MDPI AG (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute-MDPI), 2024)
    Urban green areas have multifunctional benefits that may mitigate unfavorable health and ecological effects. Green areas represent important biodiversity hideouts in anthropogenic regions. Lawns are the most common elements ...
  • Alternative sources of proteins in farm animal feeding 

    Khan, Noor Muhammad; Qadeer, Abdul; Khan, Aamir; Nasir, Amar; Sikandar, Arbab; Adil, Muhammad; Horký, Pavel; Nevrkla, Pavel; Sláma, Petr; Weisbauerova, Eva; Kopec, Tomáš (Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, 2024)
    The global demand for protein is on the rise owing to the exponential increase in the world population and to meet the global protein requirements, it is imperative to seek alternative sources of proteins in farm animal ...
  • The effect of chelating agents on the Zn-phytoextraction potential of hemp and soil microbial activity 

    Kalousek, Petr; Holátko, Jiří; Schreiber, Patrik; Pluháček, Tomáš; Širůčková Lónová, Kamila; Radziemska, Maja; Tarkowski, Petr; Vyhnánek, Tomáš; Hammerschmiedt, Tereza; Brtnický, Martin (Springer International Publishing AG, 2024)
    Background: Hemp (Cannabis sativa) is a crop with a wide range of uses, from the production of fiber and seeds to the secondary metabolites for medicinal purposes. In addition, it is characterized by high biomass yield and ...
  • The Influence of Sugar Beet Cultivation Technologies on the Intensity and Species Biodiversity of Weeds 

    Kotlánová, Barbora; Hledík, Pavel; Hudec, Stanislav; Martínez Barroso, Petra; Vaverková, Magdalena Daria; Jiroušek, Martin; Winkler, Jan (MDPI AG (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute-MDPI), 2024)
    Sugar beet production is highly affected by weeds. The structure of crop rotation, the use of intercrops and different tillage techniques bring several benefits to sugar beet cultivation and create different living conditions ...
  • Effect of milking method and season on phthalate content in cow milk from organic production 

    Jarošová, Alžbeta; Komprda, Tomáš; Bogdanovičová, Soňa; Krejčíková, Magdaléna; Cwiková, Olga; Gregor, Tomáš (Academic Press Inc.-Elsevier Science, 2024)
    Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) content was determined by the high-performance liquid chromatography in the milk samples either mechanically or manually taken from 10 dairy cows in January, April, ...
  • Two new species of Hesperopenna Medvedev & Dang, 1981 (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae) from Singapore 

    Bezděk, Jan; Kopr, David (Pensoft Publishers, 2024)
    Two new species of Hesperopenna Medvedev & Dang, 1981 are described from Singapore: H. temasek sp. nov. and H. bakeri sp. nov. The specimens of both new species were collected by Charles Fuller Baker and found in the ...
  • A Comprehensive Analysis of the Use of SFRC in Structures and Its Current State of Development in the Construction Industry 

    Vijayan, Dhanasingh Sivalinga; Sivasuriyan, Arvindan; Parthiban, Devarajan; Jakimiuk, Aleksandra; Bayat, Hydayatullah; Podlasek, Anna; Vaverková, Magdalena Daria; Koda, Eugeniusz (MDPI AG (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute-MDPI), 2022)
    In recent years, concrete technology has advanced, prompting engineers and researchers to adopt advanced materials to improve strength and durability. Steel-fiber-reinforced concrete (SFRC) represents the substantial ...
  • Evaluation of the Quality of the Housing Environment Using Multi-Criteria Analysis That Includes Energy Efficiency: A Review 

    Mazur, Łukasz; Bać, Anna; Vaverková, Magdalena Daria; Winkler, Jan; Nowysz, Aleksandra; Koda, Eugeniusz (MDPI AG (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute-MDPI), 2022)
    The quality of the housing environment (HE) is an important issue that has a direct impact on the life of inhabitants. Aiming for quality in residential architecture begins with a well-designed HE, with the designing process ...
  • Vegetation structure of bio-belts as agro-environmentally-climatic measures to support biodiversity on arable land: A case study 

    Hanusová, Helena; Juřenová, Karolína; Hurajová, Erika; Vaverková, Magdalena Daria; Winkler, Jan (American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2022)
    Loss of biological diversity is one of the greatest challenges that our civilization must face nowadays. Reaction to the diminishing biodiversity of agricultural landscapes is various measures promoting free-living organisms. ...
  • Aluminum Oxide and Zinc Oxide Induced Nanotoxicity in Rat Brain, Heart, and Lung 

    Yousef, Mokhtar Ibrahim; Roychoudhury, Shubhadeep; Jafaar, Karrar Sabah; Sláma, Petr; Kesari, Kavindra Kumar; Kamel, Maher Abd El-Nabi (Fyziologický ústav AV ČR, 2022)
    Nanomaterials or nanoparticles are commonly used in the cosmetics, medicine, and food industries. Many researchers studied the possible side effects of several nanoparticles including aluminum oxide (Al2O3-nps) and zinc ...
  • Evaluation of the Selectivity and Efficiency of Synthetic Sex Pheromones of Leaf-Rollers from Different Manufacturers 

    Pražanová, Žaneta; Šefrová, Hana (Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2021)
    In 2019 (May-September), the efficiency of pheromone lures for Grapholita funebrana Treitschke, 1835 and Pandemis heparana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) from two manufacturers (Propher, Pherobank) were compared. Monitoring ...
  • Diversity and distribution of the spiders (arachnida: araneae) from Kailashahar: first record of nine species from Tripura, India 

    Das, Sandipan; Sharma, Dhrubjyoti; Deb, Debobrata; Dey, Anwesha; Ghosh, Atish Chandra; Deb, Mitrajit; Datta, Abhijit; Nath, Soumitra; Deb, Bibhas; Singha, H. Reshmi; Debnath, Rajat; Nautiyal, Sunil; Sláma, Petr; Roychoudhury, Shubhadeep (Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2021)
    Spiders are one of the most diverse and numerically abundant arthropods. They have a wide distribution and inhabit different types of habitats. Their occurrence and distribution function as a bio-indicator of that area and ...
  • Space Redevelopment of Old Landfill Located in the Zone between Urban and Protected Areas: Case Study 

    Koda, Eugeniusz; Rybak-Niedziółka, Kinga; Winkler, Jan; Černý, Martin; Osiński, Piotr; Podlasek, Anna; Kawalec, Jacek; Vaverková, Magdalena Daria (MDPI AG (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute-MDPI), 2022)
    Landfills are elements of the waste management system, without possibility of further reclaiming, according to the requirements of a closed-loop economy, but with the possibility of transforming the area into other functions. ...
  • A comprehensive investigation of geoenvironmental pollution and health effects from municipal solid waste landfills 

    Podlasek, Anna; Vaverková, Magdalena Daria; Jakimiuk, Aleksandra; Koda, Eugeniusz (Springer Netherlands, 2024)
    This study investigates human health risks associated with heavy metals (HMs) occurrence in municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. For testing of selected MSW landfills steps were involved, including site characterization, ...
  • Monitoring Drought Tolerance Mechanisms of Sorghum and Maize Under Unevenly Distributed Precipitation 

    Frantová, Nicole; Rábek, Michal; Porčová, Lenka; Jovanović, Ivana; Širůček, Petr; Lukas, Vojtěch; Hájek, Josef; Elzner, Petr; Holková, Ludmila; Smutná, Pavlína; Smutný, Vladimír; Středa, Tomáš; Cerkal, Radim (Springer Switzerland, 2024)
    The study examines the morpho-physiological differences in leaf characteristics between two species of C4 plants: sorghum and maize. The research was conducted in field conditions where plants were rainfed. Both species ...

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