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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Janet Berfield
Plant Polymer Research
Physical Science Technician
Janet.Berfield@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (309) 681-6374
Fax: (309) 681-6691
Room 3233
1815 N. UNIVERSITY ST.
RM 3232
PEORIA, IL, 61604


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Derivatives of cardanol through the ene reaction with diethyl azodicarboxylate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Alves, C.R., Trevisan, M.T.S., Berfield, J., Furtado, R.F., Liu, Z., Cheng, H.N. 2016. Derivatives of cardanol through the ene reaction with diethyl azodicarboxylate. Journal of Brazilian Chemical Society. 27(6)1078-1082. doi: 10.5935/0103-5053.20160003.
Synthesis of novel plant oil derivatives: Furan and Diels-Alder reaction products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Liu, Z., Berfield, J.L., Cheng, H.N. 2015. Synthesis of novel plant oil derivatives: Furan and Diels-Alder reaction products. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 3(2):28-35.
Direct polymerization of vernonia oil through cationic means - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Liu, Z., Ayorinde, F.O., Berfield, J.L. 2014. Direct polymerization of vernonia oil through cationic means. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91(12):2111-2116.
Conversion of agricultural by-products to methyl cellulose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Berfield, J.L., Saha, B.C., Cheng, H.N. 2013. Conversion of agricultural by-products to methyl cellulose. Industrial Crops and Products. 46:297-300.
PREPARATION OF STARCH-GRAFT-POLY(ITACONIC ACID) COPOLYMERS - (Abstract Only)
Berfield, J.L., Biswas, A., Parsons, J.D., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2004. Preparation of starch-graft-poly(itaconic acid) copolymers. American Chemical Society. p.177.
Last Modified: 8/26/2016
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