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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Joseph W Laird (Weldon)
Cotton Production and Processing Research
(This person is no longer with ARS)
Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Screening for Optimal Operating Parameters for the Powered Roll Gin Stand Using Taguchi's Robust Design - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G.A., Laird, J.W. 2007. Screening for optimal operating parameters for the powered roll gin stand using Taguchi's robust design. Journal of Cotton Science. 11:79-90.
The Powered Roll Gin Stand: a Gin's Perspective - (Proceedings)
Askew, J.W., Holt, G.A., Laird, J.W. 2004. The powered roll gin stand: A gin's perspective [CD-ROM]. Proceedings of Beltwide Cotton Conferences. Memphis, TN: National Cotton Council of America. p. 973-978.
Application of Powered Roll Gin Stand Technology to Gin Stands with Large Diameter Saws - (Proceedings)
Laird, Joseph W., Holt, Gregory A., Buser, Michael D., Askew, James. 2003. Application of powered roll gin stand technology to gin stands with large diameter saws. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 031162. St. Joseph, MI:ASAE.
Application of Powered Paddle Roll Technology in a 16-Inch Saw Gin Stand - (Proceedings)
Laird, J.W., Holt, G.A. Application of powered paddle roll technology in a 16-inch saw gin stand. Proceedings of Beltwide Cotton Conferences. Cotton Ginning Conference. CD-ROM. Memphis, TN: The National Cotton Council of America. 2003. p. 711-718.
The Use of Taguchi's Method for Evaluating Optimal Operational Parameters for the Powered Roll Gin Stand - (Monograph)
HOLT, G.A., LAIRD, J.W., WEDEGAERTNER, T.C. THE USE OF TAGUCHI'S METHOD FOR EVALUATING OPTIMAL OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS FOR THE POWERED ROLL GIN STAND. 2002. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. PAPER NO. 021146.
Comparison of Mass Flow Rate Sensors for Ginning Stripper Harvested Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BARKER, G.L., PELLETIER, M.G., LAIRD, J.W., BRASHEARS, A.D. COMPARISON OF MASS FLOW RATE SENSORS FOR GINNING STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON. APPLIED ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE. 2000. V. 16(5). P. 477-481.
Coby Products and a Process for Their Manufacture - (Patent Application)
HOLT, G.A., LAIRD, J.W. COBY PRODUCTS AND A PROCESS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE. 2002. U.S. PATENT 6,383,548.
The Coby Process: Effects on Digestibility of Cotton Gin Byproducts by Lambs - (Proceedings)
HOLT, G.A., JOHNSON, M.A., RICHARDSON, C.R., LAIRD, J.W. THE COBY PROCESS: EFFECTS ON DIGESTIBILITY OF COTTON GIN BYPRODUCTS BY LAMBS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCES. COTTON ENGINEERING-SYSTEMS CONFERENCE. CD-ROM. MEMPHIS, TN: NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL OF AMERICA. 2002.
Powered Paddle Roll Gin Stand - (Proceedings)
LAIRD, J.W., HOLT, G.A., WEDEGAERTNER, T., LALOR, W.F. POWERED PADDLE ROLL GIN STAND. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCES. COTTON ENGINEERING-SYSTEMS CONFERENCE. CD-ROM. MEMPHIS, TN: THE NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL OF AMERICA. 2002.
Cost of Extrusion Processing of Cotton Gin by-Products As Livestock Feed - (Proceedings)
MIDDLETON, MARTY, ELAM, EMMETT, HOLT, GREGORY A., LAIRD, JOSEPH W. COST OF EXTRUSION PROCESSING OF COTTON GIN BY-PRODUCTS AS LIVESTOCK FEED. PROCEEDINGS OF BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCES. COTTON ECONOMICS AND MARKETING CONFERENCE. CD-ROM. MEMPHIS, TN: NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL OF AMERICA. 2002. 9 P.
Analysis and Design of a Drying Model for Use in the Design of Starch Coated Seed Cotton Dryers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pelletier, M.G., Laird, J.W., Barker, G.L., Patankar, S.V. Analysis and design of a drying model for use in the design of starch coated seed cotton dryers. The Journal of Cotton Science. 2001. v. 5. p. 234-242.
Ginning Rate, Turnout, and Fiber Quality Results for the Powered Roll Gin Stand on Seed Cotton - (Proceedings)
HOLT, G.A., LAIRD, J.W., LALOR, W.F., WEDEGAERTNER, T.C. GINNING RATE, TURNOUT, AND FIBER QUALITY RESULTS FOR THE POWERED ROLL GIN STAND ON SEED COTTON. 2001. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. PAPER NO. 011139
Temperature, Density and Velocity Effects on Lint Moisture Transfer Rates - (Proceedings)
Barker, G.L., Laird, J.W., Pelletier, M.G., Holt, G.A. 2001. Temperature, density and velocity effects on lint moisture transfer rates. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 011141.
Relative Velocity, Density, and Temperature Effects on Cotton Moisture Transfer Rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BARKER, GARY L., LAIRD, J. WELDON, PELLETIER, MATHEW G., HOLT, GREG A. RELATIVE VELOCITY, DENSITY, AND TEMPERATURE EFFECTS ON COTTON MOISTURE TRANSFER RATES. JOURNAL OF COTTON SCIENCE. 2001. V. 5. P. 243-251.
Calculated Versus Measured Pressure Losses for Two Seed Cotton Unloading Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
HOLT, G.A., LAIRD, J.W., BAKER, R.V., FUNK, P.A. CALCULATED VERSUS MEASURED PRESSURE LOSSES FOR TWO SEED COTTON UNLOADING SYSTEMS. APPLIED ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE. 2001. V. 17(4). P. 465-473.
Evaluation of Powered Roll Gin Stand for Seed Cotton - (Proceedings)
LAIRD, J.W., HOLT, G.A., LALOR, W.F. EVALUATION OF POWERED ROLL GIN STAND FOR SEED COTTON. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCES. JOINT COTTON ENGINEERING-SYSTEMS AND COTTON GINNING CONFERENCES. CD-ROM. MEMPHIS, TN: NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL OF AMERICA. 2001. V. 2. P. 1377-1380.
Comparing Abrasiveness of Cotton Gin Byproducts Using the Coby Process - (Proceedings)
HOLT, G.A., LAIRD, J.W., BARKER, G.L., BUSER, M.D. COMPARING ABRASIVENESS OF COTTON GIN BYPRODUCTS USING THE COBY PROCESS. PROCEEDINGS OF BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCES. JOINT COTTON ENIGNEERING-SYSTEMS AND COTTON GINNING CONFERENCES. CD-ROM. MEMPHIS, TN: THE NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL OF AMERICA. 2001. V. 2. P. 1388-1392.
Preliminary Estimates of the Cost of Extrusion Processing of Cotton Gin by-Product As a Livestock Feed - (Proceedings)
MIDDLETON, M., ELAM, E., HOLT, G.A., LAIRD, J.W. PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES OF THE COST OF EXTRUSION PROCESSING OF COTTON GIN BY-PRODUCT AS A LIVESTOCK FEED. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCES. COTTON ENGINEERING-SYSTEMS CONFERENCE. CD-ROM. MEMPHIS, TN: THE NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL OF AMERICA. 2001. V. 1. P. 266-270.
Advancements in Cotton by-Product (Coby) Processing - Abrasion Reduction Testing - (Proceedings)
HOLT, G.A., LAIRD, J.W. ADVANCEMENTS IN COTTON BY-PRODUCT (COBY) PROCESSING - ABRASION REDUCTION TESTING. 2000. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. PAPER NO. 001152.
Paddle Roll Gin Stand Performance - (Proceedings)
LAIRD, J.W., HOLT, G.A., WEDEGAERTNER, T. PADDLE ROLL GIN STAND PERFORMANCE. 2000. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. PAPER NO. 001148.
Evaluation of Mass Flow Rate Sensors for Stripper Harvested Cotton - (Proceedings)
BARKER, G.L., PELLETIER, M.G., LAIRD, J.W., BRASHEARS, A.D. EVALUATION OF MASS FLOW RATE SENSORS FOR STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCE. 2000. V. 2. P. 1574-1577.
A Closed Loop Pneumatic Conveying System for Cotton - (Proceedings) - (08-Jan-00)
Modifications and Improvements of Two Seed Cotton Unloading Systems - (Proceedings)
HOLT, G.A., LAIRD, J.W., BAKER, R.V., FUNK, P.A. MODIFICATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS OF TWO SEED COTTON UNLOADING SYSTEMS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCE. 2000. V. 2. P. 1563-1571.
Quality of Lint Obtained in Cleaning Cottonseed to Facilitate Seed Coating Process - (Proceedings) - (06-Jan-99)
Drying Rates for Acid Delinted Cotton Seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Sep-98)
Moisture Transfer Rates for Gin Run Cotton Seed - (Proceedings) - (10-Jan-97)
Effects of Temperature on the Drying Rate of Gin Run Cotton Seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Dec-96)
Cotton Gin Drying Time Relationships - (Proceedings) - (11-Jan-96)
Temperature, Drying Rate, and Heat Balance for Gin Dryers - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Oct-95)
The Belt Dryer - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Nov-94)
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