mgr inż. Justyna Belcar

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The topic of my dissertation is „Development of an optimal technology for the cultivation of winter wheat with the use in the malting and brewing industries”

The main subject of the research is the optimization of the technology of growing common wheat using it for malting and brewing purposes, including the selection of appropriate wheat varieties, the date and method of application of nitrogen fertilization, determining the cost intensity of growing cereals used for beer production, and then determining the optimal conditions for the process of malting winter wheat grains and the quality of the obtained wheat malt. The results obtained as a result of the conducted research will allow the results to be applied to agricultural practice in order to determine the optimal conditions for sowing, growing and caring for winter wheat. This will allow to determine the optimal technology of wheat cultivation, allowing to obtain grain of high technological quality (raw material base for obtaining high-quality wheat malt desired by malters and brewers) while at the same time profitable production (desired by farmers). The use of the studied wheat varieties will form the basis for the development of breeding research on the selection and classification of wheat varieties dedicated to the brewing industry.

Scientific interests also include determining the mechanical and chemical properties of fruits, methods of extending their storage and researching the possibility of using selected fruits as an additive to the production of wheat beers. The results of the obtained research will allow to optimize the conditions of fruit storage and enable the introduction of new beer products to the market.

Scientific interests also include the possibility of using wheat and barley malt as a substance improving selected food products and the impact of added malt on the physical, chemical and textual properties of cereal products. The research is carried out due to the search by consumers for food products, including bakery products, not only with the desired taste qualities, but also containing additives of natural origin in their composition.


  1. Belcar J., Buczek J., Kapusta I., Gorzelany J. 2022. Quality and Pro-Healthy Properties of Belgian Witbier-Style Beers Relative to the Cultivar of Winter Wheat and Raw Materials Used. Foods, 11, 1150. foods11081150
  2. Gorzelany J., Michałowska D., Pluta S., Kapusta I., Belcar J. 2022. Effect of Ozone-Treated or Untreated Saskatoon Fruits (Amelanchier alnifolia Nutt.) Applied as an Additive on the Quality and Antioxidant Activity of Fruit Beers. Molecules, 27, 1976. 27061976
  3. Gorzelany J., Belcar J., Kuźniar P., Niedbała G., Pentoś K. 2022. Modelling of Mechanical Properties of Fresh and Stored Fruit of Large Cranberry Using Multiple Linear Regression and Machine Learning. Agriculture. 12(2):200.
  4. Belcar J., Sekutowski T. R., Zardzewiały M., Gorzelany J. 2021. Effect of malting process duration on malting losses and quality of wheat malts. Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis Series E: Food Technology. 25(2); 221-232. DOI: 10.2478/aucft-2021-0020
  5. Belcar J., Sobczyk A., Sekutowski T. R., Stankowski S., Gorzelany J. 2021. Evaluation of flours from ancient varieties of wheat (einkorn, emmer, spelt) used in production of bread. Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis Series E: Food Technology. 25 (1); 53-66
  6. Gorzelany J., Belcar J. 2021. Preliminary study on the use of Bishop’s formula for the prediction of wheat malt extract. Journal of the American Society of Brewing Chemists, 1-6. DOI:10.1080.03610470.2021.1937892
  7. Belcar J., Gorzelany J. 2021. Ocena jakości ziarna jęczmienia ozimego i jarego z przeznaczeniem na cele browarne w aspekcie warunków klimatycznych w okresie wegetacji roślin w wybranych gospodarstwach rolnych. Uwarunkowania Produkcji Żywności, Cześć 1, red. Grażyna Gajdek, Czesław Puchalski, s. 37-47.
  8. Gorzelany J., Belcar J., Matłok N., Gajdek G., Zardzewiały M. 2021. Efektywność produkcji jęczmienia ozimego z przeznaczeniem na cele browarne w wybranych gospodarstwach na Podkarpaciu. Uwarunkowania Produkcji Żywności, Cześć 2, red. Grażyna Gajdek, Czesław Puchalski, s. 31-45.
  9. Belcar J., Ilasz D., Sroka W., Gorzelany J. 2021. Wyprodukowanie w warunkach laboratoryjnych piwa pszenicznego typu American Mango Wheat. Uwarunkowania Produkcji Żywności, Cześć 2, red. Grażyna Gajdek, Czesław Puchalski, s. 46-56.
  10. Belcar J., Lemiech I., Gorzelany J. 2021. Systemy zarządzania jakością na przykładzie magazynu zbożowego w aspekcie bezpieczeństwa żywności. Uwarunkowania Produkcji Żywności, Cześć 2, red. Grażyna Gajdek, Czesław Puchalski, s. 73-85.
  11. Belcar J., Witek G., Sekutowski T., Gorzelany J. 2021. Wpływ nawożenia dolistnego na jakość browarniczą ziarna wybranych odmian pszenicy zwyczajnej. Polish Journal for Sustainable Development. 25(1); 7-15. DOI: 10.15584/pjsd.2021.25.1.1
  12. Belcar J., Sobczyk A., Sobolewska M., Stankowski S., Gorzelany J. 2020. Characterictics of technological properties of grain and flour from ancient varietes of wheat (einkorn, emmer and spelt). Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis Series E: Food Technology. 24(2); 269-278.