Cocoa drying system using ancestral sliding

International Journal of Life Sciences

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Title Cocoa drying system using ancestral sliding
 
Creator Castro, Ingri Catherine García
Zambrano, Telly Yarita Macías
 
Subject ancestral
cocoa
dryer
sliding
solar energy
 
Description The decrease in the application of ancestral practices such as the drying of cocoa in traditional slides is a problem that affects small grain producers in terms of the price of the product, which is mostly sold in slime. It is intended to design an ancestral slide for cocoa drying so that ancestral knowledge of cocoa drying is recovered by promoting a fair price for cocoa that benefited for small producers. An experimental field methodology was applied. Results were obtained in 24 hours of drying light 7% humidity at an average temperature of 34º C, a parameter that allows preserving the quality of the grain during storage and without risk of deterioration due to the appearance of fungi. A solar-powered dryer was traditionally called slides used by small producers of cocoa in the province, where they can use materials from their environment and obtaining a dryer with a capacity, drying hours and percentage of humidity similar to the use of a dryer with conventional energy, without paying for the grain drying service in an industrial dryer.
 
Publisher Universidad Tecnica de Manabi
 
Date 2020-02-10
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijls/article/view/392
10.29332/ijls.v4n1.392
 
Source International journal of life sciences; Vol. 4 No. 1 (2020): April ; 42-49
2550-6986
2550-6994
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijls/article/view/392/412
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 International journal of life sciences
 

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