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Agrophysics - physics in agriculture and environment

Jan Gliński
  • Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Do.wiadczalna 4, 20-290 Lublin, Poland
/ Józef Horabik
  • Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Do.wiadczalna 4, 20-290 Lublin, Poland
/ Jerzy Lipiec
  • Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Do.wiadczalna 4, 20-290 Lublin, Poland
Published Online: 2013-09-19 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ssa-2013-0012

Abstract

Agrophysics is one of the branches of natural sciences dealing with the application of physics in agriculture and environment. It plays an important role in the limitation of hazards to agricultural objects (soils, plants, agricultural products and foods) and to the environment. Soil physical degradation, gas production in soils and emission to the atmosphere, physical properties of plant materials influencing their technological and nutritional values and crop losses are examples of such hazards. Agrophysical knowledge can be helpful in evaluating and improving the quality of soils and agricultural products as well as the technological processes.

Streszczenie

Agrofizyka jest integralną częścią fizy ki środowiska, o charakterze interdyscyplinarnym, stojącą na pograniczu fizyki i biologii oraz nauk podstawowych i stosowanych. Odgrywa ważną rolę w ograniczaniu zagrożeó środowiskowych w obiek- tach rolniczych (gleby, rośliny, płody rolne, produkty żywnościowe) w tym; fizycznej degradacji gleb, produkcji i emisji gazów do atmosfery oraz strat ilościowych i jakościowych biomasy. Jest pomocna w ocenie i ulepszaniu gleb, produktów rolniczych oraz procesów technologicznych. Ńowoczcinc metody pomiarowe, monitoring i modelowanie odgrywają ważnąrolę w badaniach agrofiaycznych.

Keywords: agrophysics; soils; agriculture; environment; physical methods

Słówa kluczowe: agrofizyka; metody fizyczne. gleby; rolnictwo; środowisko

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