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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, POST16 (adjourned)

    A passive solar energy system for tobacco curing and food drying

    CASTRO R.C.; FRANCO S.S.; SAMBO C.S.; ABROGENA N.Q.; LAYAOEN H.L.
    National Tobacco Administration, Ilocos Norte - Philippines.
    The NTA Multi-Commodity Solar Dryer (MCSD) is a passive dryer designed based on the principle of appropriate technology. It consists of a drying chamber whose roof and wall serve as solar collectors. Clear polyethylene plastic was used as glazing. An ...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Symposium, Kallithea, 1990, p. 131, A22, ISSN.0525-6240

    Improved clay-walled natural convection flue-curing barn

    FRANCO S.S.; WOODS J.L.
    National Tobacco Administration, Ilocos Norte - Philippines and University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    The analysis of the heat and mass balance of a natural convection flue-curing barn was undertaken. The investigation provided indicators of the system's energy flows at different barn modifications and varying ambient conditions at different stages ...