Current Issue
December, 2023

  • Vol. 50 No. 4
ANIMAL
  • Comparative effect of crumbled or mashed feed form on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, backfat thickness, and carcass quality of growing-finishing pigs

    Sharif Uddin Khan, In Ho Kim


    Feed processing methods can substantially enhance the nutrient value of feed. The aim of our study was to compare the effects of mash or crumble feed on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, back-fat thickness, and carcass quality of growing-finishing pigs ... ...

ANIMAL
  • Effect of suitable dietary glycine supplementation on growth production, meat quality, serum parameters, and stress alleviation of broiler under heat stress condition

    Jiseon Son, Woo-Do Lee, Hyunsoo Kim, Eui-Chul Hong, Hee-Jin Kim, Yeon-Seo Yun, Hwan Ku Kang


    This study was conducted to investigate the productivity, meat quality, blood variables, stress responses, and litter quality of broilers offered feed with different levels of Glycine (Gly) supplementation under heat stress condition... ...

ENGINEERING
  • Analysis of engine load factor for a 90 kW agricultural combine harvester based on working speed

    Young-Woo Do, Taek-Jin Kim, Ryu-Gap Lim, Seung-Yun Baek, Seung-Min Baek, Hyeon-Ho Jeon, Yong-Joo Kim, Wan-Soo Kim


    This study aimed to evaluate the engine load factor (LF) of a 90 kW agricultural combine harvester... ...

MANAGEMENT&ECONOMICS
  • Policy evaluation of the rice market isolation system and production adjustment system

    Dae Young Kwak, Sukho Han


    The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness and efficiency of a policy by comparing and analyzing the impact of the rice market isolation system and production adjustment system... ...

PLANT&FOREST
  • An efficient microscopic technique for aleurone observation with an entire kernel cross-section in maize (Zea mays L.)

    Jae-Hong Kim, Ji Won Kim, Gibum Yi


    The aleurone layer in maize is crucial as it contains essential nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, and high-quality proteins... ...

ANIMAL
  • Evaluation of the impact of phytase supplementation on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and fecal score of growing pigs

    Shanshui Gao, Md Mortuza Hossain, In Ho Kim


    Phytase enhances phosphorus availability in pig diets by breaking down phytic acid, which is challenging for animals to digest... ...

PLANT&FOREST
  • Analysis of optimal activities according to thermal comfort in the forest: focusing on a program for the elderly at the National Forest Therapy Center

    Tae-Gyu Khil, Ah-Young Jung, Kun-Woo Park, Yang-Soon Oh, Beom Lee, Dawou Joung, Hyelim Lee, Bum-Jin Park


    The purpose of this study was to scientifically activate the forest healing program activities for the elderly... ...

ENGINEERING
  • A comparison of ATR-FTIR and Raman spectroscopy for the non-destructive examination of terpenoids in medicinal plants essential oils

    Rahul Joshi, Sushma Kholiya, Himanshu Pandey, Ritu Joshi, Omia Emmanuel, Ameeta Tewari, Taehyun Kim, Byoung-Kwan Cho


    Terpenoids, also referred to as terpenes, are a large family of naturally occurring chemical compounds present in the essential oils extracted from medicinal plants ... ...

MANAGEMENT&ECONOMICS
  • Exploring consumer awareness and attitudes towards eco-friendly packaging among undergraduate students in Korea

    Quedahm Chin, Seungjee Hong


    The global waste crisis has been escalating and its consequent impact on soil, water, air pollution, and eventually climate change acceleration has shed light on the importance of reducing waste ... ...

FOOD&CHEMISTRY
  • Effects of organic amendments on lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) growth and soil chemical properties in acidic and non-acidic soils

    Yun-Gu Kang, Jun-Yeong Lee, Jun-Ho Kim, Taek-Keun Oh, Yeo-Uk Yun


    Soil acidification challenges global food security by adversely influences soil fertility and agricultural productivity ... ...

PLANT&FOREST
  • Occurrence of black shoot blight in apple and pear trees in Korea

    Mi-Hyun Lee, Yong Hwan Lee, Seong Chan Lee, Hyo-Won Choi, Mi-Suk Yang, Jae Sun Moon, Suk-Yoon Kwon, Jun Myoung Yu


    Erwinia pyrifoliae, which causes black shoot blight in apple and pear trees, was first identified in Korea in 1995 ... ...

PLANT&FOREST
  • Analysis of the needs of forest healing facilities for female cancer survivors

    Eun Kum Lee, Bum Jin Park


    This study was conducted to identify the appropriate space requirements for forest healing program for physical and mental health care of female cancer survivors ... ...

PLANT&FOREST
  • Assessment of environmental impact of vitamin A-enhanced soybeans and hybrid soybeans

    Sung-Dug Oh, Ji Eun Choi, Ye-Jin Jang, Seong-Kon Lee, Gang-Seob Lee, Ancheol Chang, Doh-Won Yun


    An understanding of safety problems pursuant to environmental release of GM (Genetically Modified) crops is considered important ... ...

PLANT&FOREST
  • Practical significance of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria in sustainable agriculture: a review

    Subhashini Wijeysingha, Buddhi C. Walpola, Yun-Gu Kang, Min-Ho Yoon, Taek-Keun Oh


    Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) are naturally occurring bacteria that intensively colonize plant roots and are crucial in promoting the crop growth ... ...

ENGINEERING
  • Development and performance evaluation of lateral control simulation-based multi-body dynamics model for autonomous agricultural tractor

    Mo A Son, Hyeon Ho Jeon, Seung Yun Baek, Seung Min Baek, Wan Soo Kim, Yeon Soo Kim, Dae Yun Shin, Ryu Gap Lim, Yong Joo Kim


    In this study, we developed a dynamic model and steering controller model for an autonomous tractor and evaluated their performance ... ...

MANAGEMENT&ECONOMICS
  • Economic analysis of irrigation facilities for securing water for field crops

    Hyung Jin Shin, Jae Young Lee, Jae Nam Lee, Han Na Lee, Sang Hyeon Park, Bum Soo Shin, Sang Sun Cha, Se Myung Kwon, Jung Il Seo, Chan Gi Park


    Considering irrigation facilities are currently insufficient and drought vulnerability due to climate change is high, efficient measures are required to secure water supply for field crops ... ...

ENGINEERING
  • Flood analysis for agriculture area using SWMM model: case study on Sindae drainage basin

    Inhyeok Song, Hyunuk An, Mikyoung Choi, Heesung Lim


    Globally, abnormal climate phenomena have led to an increase in rainfall intensity, consequently causing a rise in flooding-related damages ... ...

ANIMAL
  • Evaluation of the correlation between the muscle fat ratio of pork belly and pork shoulder butt using computed tomography scan

    Sheena Kim, Jeongin Choi, Eun Sol Kim, Gi Beom Keum, Hyunok Doo, Jinok Kwak, Sumin Ryu, Yejin Choi, Sriniwas Pandey, Na Rae Lee, Juyoun Kang, Yujung Lee, Dongjun Kim, Kuk-Hwan Seol, Sun Moon Kang, In-Seon Bae, Soo-Hyun Cho, Hyo Jung Kwon, Samooel Jung, Youngwon Lee, Hyeun Bum Kim


    This study was conducted to find out the correlation between meat quality and muscle fat ratio in pork part meat (pork belly and shoulder butt) using CT imaging technique ... ...

ENGINEERING
  • Verification of mechanical failure mode through corrosion test of a pump for soil sterilizer injection

    Han-Ju Yoo, Jooseon Oh, Sung-Bo Shim


    Deteriorating soil physical properties and increasing soil pathogens due to the continuous cultivation of field crops are the leading causes of productivity deterioration ... ...

PLANT&FOREST
  • Insecticide resistance monitoring in Korean local populations of diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) (I)

    Hee-Ji Kim, Hyun Ko, Young-Nam Youn


    Various chemical pesticides are used to control diamondback moths, Plutella xylostella, which are agricultural pests that occur in cruciferous crops worldwide and cause economic losses ... ...

ANIMAL
  • Effects of dietary mangosteen peel extract on growth performance, jejunum morphology, cytokines profiles, and fecal microbiome in growing pigs with high stocking density

    Minji Kim, Jin Young Jeong, Nam-Geon Park, Eunju Kim, Sang Seok Joo, Moongyeong Jung, Myunghoo Kim, Yoo-Bhin Kim


    The present study was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary mangosteen peel extract (MPE) on growth performance, serum biochemistry, jejunum morphology, and cytokine levels ... ...

ANIMAL
  • Effects of different stocking density in lairage of fattening pigs in high temperatures

    Dongcheol Song, Seyeon Chang, Jaewoo An, Sehyun Park, Kyeongho Jeon, Hyuck Kim, Jinho Cho


    Lairages serve several functions, such as providing post-mortal inspections and providing a reservoir of animals to ensure the slaughter line runs efficiently ... ...

MANAGEMENT&ECONOMICS
  • Productivity effects of Hanwoo genetic improvement program

    Jae Bong Chang, Sanghyen Chai


    A genetic improvement program in Korea was implemented to improve the performance of Hanwoo cattle by generating livestock with genetically desirable economic characteristics ... ...

ENGINEERING
  • Short-range sensing for fruit tree water stress detection and monitoring in orchards: a review

    Sumaiya Islam, Md Nasim Reza, Shahriar Ahmed, Md Shaha Nur Kabir, Sun-Ok Chung, Heetae Kim


    Water is critical to the health and productivity of fruit trees. Efficient monitoring of water stress is essential for optimizing irrigation practices and ensuring sustainable fruit production ... ...

ENGINEERING
  • Analysis of spatial characteristics and irrigation facilities of rural water districts

    Mikyoung Choi, Kwangya Lee, Bosung Koh, Sangyeon Yoo, Dongho Jo, Minchul La, Sangwoo Kim, Wonho Nam


    This study aims to establish basic data for efficient management of rural water by analyzing regional irrigation facilities and benefitted areas in the statistical yearbook ... ...

ANIMAL
  • Differences in fine dust emissions based on bedding type and quantity in horse stables

    Ji Hyun Yoo, Jong An Lee, Jae Young Choi, Sang Min Shin, Hyeon Ah Kim, Mi Young Won, Yong Jun Kang, Hee Chung Ji, In Cheol Cho, Jin Hyoung Kim


    Efforts for developing the domestic horse industry in South Korea are evident through the various national policies ... ...

FOOD&CHEMISTRY
  • Analysis of online food purchasing behavior: a study of Sri Lankan consumers

    Piyumi Wijesinghe, Shashika D. Rathnayaka, Niranga Bandara, Jung Min Heo, Dinesh D. Jayasena


    Online shopping has been undergoing significant developments in the South Asian region in the last decade ... ...

ANIMAL
  • Adverse effects of pesticide/metabolites on boar spermatozoa

    Wijesooriya Mudhiyanselage Nadeema Dissanayake, Jung Min Heo, Young-Joo Yi


    The metabolites of agrichemicals, such as organophosphorus pesticides, are known to be more hazardous than their parent pesticides ... ...

MANAGEMENT&ECONOMICS
  • Selection of candidate sites for agrivoltaics in Chungnam Province: utilizing AHP analysis and ArcGIS

    Byung Min Soon, Su Min Cho, Hee Dong Koo, Hyun Seon Lee


    As the importance of renewable energy diffusion spreads, promotion of sustainable renewable energy projects such as agrivoltaics is expected to accelerate ... ...

PLANT&FOREST
  • Effects of nutrient-coated biochar amendments on the growth and elemental composition of leafy vegetables

    Jun-Yeong Lee, Yun-Gu Kang, Jun-Ho Kim, Taek-Keun Oh, Yeo-Uk Yun


    Biochar is emerging as a promising substance for achieving carbon neutrality and climate change mitigation ... ...

ERRATUM
  • Biological properties of fermented milk with fortified whey protein

    Ki Hwan Kim, Seok Han Ra, Gereltuya Renchinkhand, Woo Jin Ki, Myoung Soo Nam, Woan Sub Kim


    Korean Journal of Agricultural Science, Volume 50, Issue 2, contains incorrect information and is hereby corrected ... ...