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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ALAN M. LEFCOURT

Biomedical Engineer


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Dual-species biofilms formation by Escherichia coli O157:H7 and environmental bacteria isolated from fresh-cut processing plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, N.T., Nou, X., Lefcourt, A.M., Shelton, D.R., Lo, M. 2013. Dual-species biofilms formation by Escherichia coli O157:H7 and environmental bacteria isolated from fresh-cut processing plants. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 171:15-20.
Incorporation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in biofilms with Ralstonia insidiosa, a primary localizer for the development of heterogeneous biofilms - (Abstract Only)
Liu, N.T., Nou, X., Lefcourt, A.M., Shelton, D.R., Lo, Y.M. 2013. Incorporation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in biofilms with Ralstonia insidiosa, a primary localizer for the development of heterogeneous biofilms. [abstract].
Incorporation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in dual-species biofilms with Ralstonia insidiosa, a primary colonizer for the development of heterogeneous biofilms - (Abstract Only)
Liu, N.T., Nou, X., Bauchan, G.R., Lefcourt, A.M., Shelton, D.R., Lo, Y.M. 2013. Incorporation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in dual-species biofilms with Ralstonia insidiosa, a primary colonizer for the development of heterogeneous biofilms. BARC Poster Day.
Synergistic interaction in dual-species biofilms formation by Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Ralstonia spp - (Abstract Only) - (18-Mar-13)
Native interaction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Ralstonia insidiosa in forming dual-species biofilms - (Abstract Only) - (15-Feb-13)
Use of a portable hyperspectral imaging system for monitoring the efficacy of sanitation procedures in produce processing plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Wiederoder, M., Kim, M.S., Lo, Y., Liu, N. 2013. Use of a portable hyperspectral imaging system for monitoring the efficacy of sanitation procedures in produce processing plants. Journal of Food Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2013.02.019.
Development of a portable hyperspectral imaging system for monitoring the efficacy of sanitation procedures in food processing facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Wiederoder, M., Kim, M.S., Lo, Y., Liu, N. 2013. Development of a portable hyperspectral imaging system for monitoring the efficacy of sanitation procedures in food processing facilities. Journal of Food Engineering. 117(1):59-66.
Native microflora in fresh-cut processing plants and their potentials of biofilm formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, N., Lefcourt, A.M., Nou, X.A., Shelton, D.R., Zhang, G., Lo, Y. 2013. Native microflora in fresh-cut processing plants and their potentials of biofilm formation. Journal of Food Protection. 76(5):827-832.
Detection of fresh-cut produce processing residues on food contact surface materials using hyperspectral imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiederoder, M., Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Lo, Y. 2012. Detection of fresh-cut produce processing residues on food contact surface materials using hyperspectral imaging. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. DOI: 10.1007/s11694-012-9132-1.
Gram-negative bacterial isolates from fresh-cut processing plants enhance the presence of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in dual-species biofilms - (Abstract Only)
Liu, N., Nou, X., Lefcourt, A.M., Bauchan, G.R., Lo, Y. 2012. Gram-negative bacterial isolates from fresh-cut processing plants enhance the presence of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in dual-species biofilms. [abstract].
Nondestructive imaging technologies for agro-food safety inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Yang, C., Chan, D.E. 2012. Nondestructive imaging technologies for agro-food safety inspection. [abstract].
Visible to SWIR hyperspectral imaging for produce safety and quality evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Delwiche, S.R., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2012. Visible to SWIR hyperspectral imaging for produce safety and quality evaluation. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 5(5):155-164.
Red to far-red multispectral fluorescence image fusion for detection of fecal contamination on apples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Kang, S., Cho, B., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2011. Red to far-red multispectral fluorescence image fusion for detection of fecal contamination on apples. Journal of Food Engineering. 108:312-319.
Isolation of biofilm-forming bacteria from a fresh-cut processing plant and co-culturing with E. coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
Liu, T., Lefcourt, A.M., Nou, X., Shelton, D.R., Lo, Y. 2011. Isolation of biofilm-forming bacteria from a fresh-cut processing plant and co-culturing with E. coli O157:H7. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists.
Line-scan hyperspectral imaging platform for agro-food safety and quality evaluation: System enhancement and characterization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Jun, W., Lefcourt, A.M., Delwiche, S.R., Lee, K. 2011. Line-scan hyperspectral imaging platform for agro-food safety and quality evaluation: System enhancement and characterization. Transactions of the ASABE. 54(2):703-711.
Use of inertial properties to orient tomatoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Motabar, Lefcourt, A.M., Tasch, U., Kim, M.S., Rostamian, R. 2011. Use of inertial properties to orient tomatoes. Transactions of the ASABE.
Development of a Simple Multispectral Algorithm Using a Hyperspectral Line-Scan Imaging System for Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Kang, S., Tao, T., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2010. Development of a Simple Multispectral Algorithm Using a Hyperspectral Line-Scan Imaging System for Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 5:10-18.
Vis/NIR line-scan hyperspectral imaging techniques for food safety and quality inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2010. Vis/NIR line-scan hyperspectral imaging techniques for food safety and quality inspection. Meeting Abstract.
Optical sensing technologies for rapid food safety and quality inspection - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Jun, W., Lefcourt, A.M., Yang, C. 2010. Optical sensing technologies for rapid food safety and quality inspection. [abstract]. 4th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis book of abstracts, p. 182.
Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imaging Technique for Food Quality and Safety Evaluation - (Book / Chapter)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M., Delwiche, S.R. 2011. Hyperspectral and multispectral imaging technique for food quality and safety evaluation. In: Cho, Y., Kang, S. editors. Emerging Technologies for Food Quality and Food Safety Inspection. New York, N.Y.: CRC Press. p. 207-234.
Hyperspectral Imaging Technologies for Nondestructive Agro-Food Evaluation - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M., Delwiche, S.R. 2010. Hyperspectral Imaging Technologies for Nondestructive Agro-Food Evaluation. International Symposium on New Sensing Technology for Measuring Agro-Food Quality Proceedings. p. 57-71.
Spectroscopic imaging technologies for online food safety and sanitation inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Lefcourt, A.M., Yang, C., Qin, J. 2010. Spectroscopic imaging technologies for online food safety and sanitation inspection. [abstract] National Meeting of Institute of Food Technologists/Food Expo.IFT-10 Abstracts, 170-01.
Classification of fecal contamination on leafy greens by hyperspectral imaging - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Kang, S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2010. Classification of fecal contamination on leafy greens by hyperspectral imaging. Proceedings of SPIE. 7676, 76760F.
Classification of Fecal Contamination on Leafy Greens by Hyperspectral Imaging - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Jun, W., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Kang, S., Chan, D.E., Lefcourt, A.M. Classification of Fecal Contamination on Leafy Greens by Hyperspectral Imaging. Meeting Proceedings. http://dx.doi.org/10/1117/12.851069.
Nondestructive sensing technologies for food safety - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Jun, W., Lee, K., Kang, S., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M. 2009. Nondestructive sensing technologies for food safety. International Symposium for Improvement of Agro-Food Safety Proceedings. p. 119-126.
Orienting apples for imaging using their inertial properties and random apple loading Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Narayanan, P., Tasch, U., Kim, M.S., Reese, D., Rostamian, R., Lo, Y. 2009. Orienting apples for imaging using their inertial properties and random apple loading. Biosystems Engineering. 104(1):64-71.
Detection of microbial biofilms on food processing surfaces: Hyperspectral fluorescence imaging study - (Proceedings)
Jun, W., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Roberts, M.S., Mcnaughton, J.L. 2009. Detection of microbial biofilms on food processing surfaces: Hyperspectral fluorescence imaging study. In: Proceedings of SPIE Defense and Security Conference, April 13-17, 2009, Orlando, Florida. p. 73150S128.
Line-scan imaging for improved high-speed food safety inspection - (Popular Publication)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Lefcourt, A.M. 2009. Line-scan imaging for improved high-speed food safety inspection. SPIE News Room Article, 10.1117/2.1200903.1564.
Rapid and routine detection of melamine in animal feed and food by FT-Raman technique - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Y., Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M. 2009. Rapid and routine detection of melamine in animal feed and food by FT-Raman technique [abstract]. Proceedings of the Pittcon Meeting, March 8-13, 2009, Chicago, Illinois. Paper No. 2670-29.
Using parabolic mirrors for complete imaging of apple surfaces Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reese, D., Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Lo, M.Y. 2009. Using parabolic mirrors for complete imaging of apple surfaces. Bioresource Technology. 100(19):4499-4506.
Orientation of apples using their inertial properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Narayanan, P., Lefcourt, A.M., Tasch, U., Rostamian, R., Kim, M.S. 2008. Orientation of apples using their inertial properties. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(6):2073-2081.
Theoretical analysis of stability of axially symmetric objects with regard to orienting apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Narayanan, P., Lefcourt, A.M., Tasch, U., Rostamian, R., Grinblat, A., Kim, M.S. 2008. Theoretical analysis of stability of axially symmetric objects with regard to orienting apples. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(4):1353-1364.
Use of concave mirrors and a single camera to acquire full surface information of randomly oriented apples - (Abstract Only)
Lefcourt, A.M., Reese, D., Kim, M.S., Lo, Y. 2008. Use of concave mirrors and a single camera to acquire full surface information of randomly oriented apples. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, RI.
Detection of fecal residue on poultry carcasses by laser induced fluorescence imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cho, B., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Lawrence, K.C., Park, B. 2008. Detection of fecal residue on poultry carcasses by laser induced fluorescence imaging. Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation International (NDT&E). 1:994-999.
Novel Technologies for Processing Apples - (Abstract Only)
Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Narayanan, P., Reese, D., Tasch, U., Rostamian, R., Chao, K., Lo, Y. 2008. Novel Technologies for Processing Apples [abstract]. United Fresh Produce Assocation Meeting, May 4-8, 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Multispectral Line-Scan Imaging System for Simultaneous Fluorescence and Reflectance Measurements of Apples: Multitask Apple Inspection System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lee, K., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Jun, W., Chan, D.E. 2008. Multispectral line-scan imaging system for simultaneous fluorescence and reflectance measurements of apples: multitask apple inspection system. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 2(2):123-129.
Online Multitasking Line-Scan Imaging Techniques for Simultaneous Safety and Quality Evaluation of Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lee, K., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Cho, B., Jun, W. 2008. Online multitasking line-scan imaging techniques for simultaneous safety and quality evaluation of apples. Modern Physics Letter B. 22(11):147-952.
Rapid Nondestructive Spectral Imaging Technologies for Online Food Safety Inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M. 2008. Rapid nondestructive spectral imaging technologies for online food safety inspection. Proceedings of Pittcon Meeting, March 1-4, 2008, New Orleans, LA.
Multispectral Imaging Technologies for Rapid-Online Safety Inspection of Foods - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M. 2008. Multispectral imaging technologies for rapid-online safety inspection of foods. LabAutomation Conference, 01/30/2008, Palm Springs, California.
Algorithms for Parameterization of Dynamics of Inertia-Based Apple Orientation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Narayanan, P., Tasch, U., Rostamian, R., Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R. 2008. Algorithms for parameterization of dynamics of inertia-based apple orientation. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(1):123-129.
Whole Surface Image Reconstruction for Machine Vision Inspection of Fruit - (Proceedings)
Reese, D.Y., Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Lo, M., Narayanan, P. 2007. Whole surface image reconstruction for machine vision inspection of fruit. Proceedings of SPIE Conference, Boston, MA 09/12/2007. Vol. 6761.
Whole Surface Image Reconstruction for Machine Vision Inspection of Apples - (Abstract Only)
Reese, D.Y., Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Lo, M., Narayanan, P. 2007. Whole surface image reconstruction for machine vision inspection of apples [abstract]. International Food Technology (IFT) Expo 2007.
Hyperspectral Reflectance and Fluorescence Line-Scan Imaging for Online Quality and Safety Inspection of Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R., Cho, B., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2007. Hyperspectral reflectance and fluorescence line-scan imaging for online quality and safety inspection of apples. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 1(3):151-159.
Tests of the Ability to Orient Apples Using Their Inertial Properties - (Proceedings)
Narayanan, P., Lefcourt, A.M., Tasch, U., Rostamian, R., Kim, M.S. 2007. Tests of the ability to orient apples using their inertial properties. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper #07646.
Techniques for Imaging the Whole Surface of Fruits - (Abstract Only)
Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Narayanan, P., Reese, D.Y., Tasch, U., Lo, M., Rostamian, R. 2007. Techniques for imaging the whole surface of fruits [abstract]. International Fresh Cut Produce Association Annual Conference, Palms Springs, CA, April 25-27, 2008.
Development of Simple Algorithms for the Detection of Fecal Contaminants on Apples from Visible / Near Infraed Hyperspectral Reflectance Imaging Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Chen, Y.R., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E., Lefcourt, A. M. 2007. Development of simple algorithms for the detection of fecal contaminants on apples from visible/near infrared hyperspectral reflectance imaging. Jrnl. of Food Eng. 81:412-418.
Hyperspectral Reflectance and Fluorescence Line-Scan Imaging System for Online Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Cho, B., Yang, C., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R. 2006. Hyperspectral reflectance and fluorescence line-scan imaging system for online detection of fecal contamination on apples. Proceedings of SPIE. 6831:1-8.
Development of Video Technology to Analyze Dynamics of Inertia-Based Apple Orientation - (Proceedings)
Lefcourt, A.M., Narayanan, P., Rostamian, R., Tasch, U., Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R. 2006. Development of video technology to analyze dynamics of inertia-based apple orientation. Proceedings of SPIE. 6381:Q1-Q10.
Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging for on-Line Safety Inspection of Apples - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R., Cho, B., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M., Chao, K. 2006. Hyperspectral fluorescence imaging for on-line safety inspection of apples. Abstract of International Horticultural Congress, August 13-19, 2006, Seol, Korea.
Use of Imaging and Spectroscopy for Non-Destructive Food Safety Inspection in Real Time - (Abstract Only)
Lefcourt, A.M. 2006. Use of imaging and spectroscopy for non-destructive food safety inspection in real time [abstract]. Food Safety International Conference, August 22 - 25, 2006, Guadalajara, Mexico.
Theoretical Aspects of Orienting Fruit Using Stability Properties During Rotation - (Proceedings)
Narayanan, P., Lefcourt, A.M., Tasch, U., Rostamian, R., Grinblat, A., Kim, M.S. 2006. Theoretical aspects of orienting fruit using stability properties during rotation [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 061144.
Fluorescence Characteristics of Wholesome and Unwholesome Chicken Carcasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R., Kang, S., Kim, I., Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M. 2006. Fluorescence characteristics of wholesome and unwholesome chicken carcasses. Journal of Applied Spectroscopy. 60(10):1210-1216.
Systematic Approach for Using Hyperspectral Imaging Data to Develop Multispectral Imagining Systems: Detection of Feces on Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R., Kang, S. 2006. Systematic approach for using hyperspectral imaging data to develop multispectral imagining systems: detection of feces on apples. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 54:22-35.
Detection of Contaminants on Poultry Processing Plant Equipment Using Laser-Induced Fluorescence Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Cho, B., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Liu, Y., Chen, Y.R. 2006. Detection of contaminants on poultry processing plant equipment using laser-induced fluorescence imaging. Key Engineering Materials. 321-323:1157-1162.
Technique for Normalizing Intensity Histograms of Images When the Approximate Size of the Target Is Known: Detection of Feces on Apples Using Fluorescence Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M. and Kim, M.S. 2006. Technique for normalizing intensity histograms of images when the approximate size of the target is known: Detection of feces on apples using fluorescence imaging. Computers and Electonics in Agriculture. 50:135-147.
Fecal Contamination, Detection, and Classification on Cantaloupes Using Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imagery Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, A.M., Kim, M.S., Tao, Y., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R. 2005. Fecal Contamination, detection, and classification on cantaloupes using hyperspectral fluorescence imaging. J. of Food Science. 70(8):E471-E476.
Multispectral Laser Induced Fluorescence Imaging Techniques for Nondestructive Assessment of Postharvest Food Quality and Safety - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R. 2005. Multispectral laser induced flourescence imaging techniques for nondestructive assessment of postharvest food quality and safety. Acta Horticulture. 682:1379-1386.
A Transportable Fluorescence Imaging System for Detecting Fecal Contaminants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R. 2005. A transportable flourescence imaging system for detection of fecal contaminants. Computer Electronics in Agriculture. 48:63-74.
Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples Using Nanosecond-Scale Time-Resolved Imaging of Laser Induced Fluorescence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R. 2005. Detection of fecal contamination on apples using nonosecond-scale time-resolved imaging of laser induced fluorescence. Applied Optics. 44(7):1160-1170.
Ns-Scale Time-Resolved Laser Induced Fluorescence Imaging for Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R.. 2004. NS-scale time-resolved laser induced flourescence imaging for detection of fecal contamination on apples. In: Chen, Y.R., Tu, Shu-I., editors. Nondestructive Sensing for Food Safety, Quality, and Natual Resources. The International Society for Optical Engineering Conference, October 27-28, 2004, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. p. 190-197.
Automated Detection of Fecal Contamination of Apples Based on Multispectral Fluorescence Image Fusion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R., Tao, Y. 2005. Automated detection of fecal contamination of apples based on multispectral flourescence image fusion. Journal of Food Engineering. 71(1):85-91.
Safety Inspection of Cantaloupes and Strawberries Using Multispectral Fluorescence Imaging Techniques - (Proceedings) - (31-Aug-04)
A Novel Integrated Pca and Fld Method on Hyperspectral Imaging Feature Extraction for Cucumber Chilling Damage Inspection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, X., Chen, Y.R., Tao, Y., Wang, C.Y., Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M. 2004. A novel integrated PCA and FLD method on hyperspectral imaging feature extraction method for cucumber chilling damage inspection. Transactions of ASAE. 47(04):1313-1320.
Hyperspectral and Multispectral Laser Induced Fluorescence Imaging Techniques for Food Safety Inspection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R., Kang, S. 2004. Hyperspectral and multispectral laser induced fluorescence imaging techniques for food safety inspection. Key Engineering Materials. Vols.270-273:PP.1055-1063.
Portable Multispectral Fluorescence Imaging System for Food Safety Applications - (Proceedings)
Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R. 2003. Portable multispectral fluorescence imaging system for food safety applications. SPIE Proceedings entitled: Monitoring Food, Safety, Agriculture, and Plant Health. 5271:62-72.
Multispectral Fluorescence Imaging Techniques for Nondestructive Food Safety Inspection - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R. 2003. Multispectral fluorescence techniques for non-destructive food safety inspection. SPIE Proceedings entitled: Monitoring Food, Safety, Agriculture, and Plant Health. 5271:62-72.
Automated Detection of Fecal Contamination of Apples by Multispectral Laser-Induced Fluorescence Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LEFCOURT, A.M., KIM, M.S., CHEN, Y.R. AUTOMATED DETECTION OF FECAL CONTAMINATION OF APPLES BY MULTISPECTRAL LASER-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE IMAGING. APPLIED OPTICS. 2003.
Multispectral Laser-Induced Fluorescence Imaging System for Large Biological Samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
KIM, M.S., LEFCOURT, A.M., CHEN, Y.R. MULTISPECTRAL LASER-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE IMAGING SYSTEM FOR LARGE BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES. APPLIED OPTICS. 42(19):3927-3934. 2003.
Optimal Fluorescence Excitation and Emission Bands for Detection of Fecal Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
KIM, M.S., LEFCOURT, A.M., CHEN, Y.R. OPTIMAL FLUORESCENCE EXCITATION AND EMISSION BANDS FOR DETECTION OF FECAL CONTAMINATION. JOURNAL OF FOOD PROTECTION. 66(7):1198-1207. 2003.
Construction and Validation of Mobile Wind Tunnels for Studying Ammonia Volatilazation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Dec-02)
Multispectral Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples Based on Hyperspectral Imagery - Part Ii: Application of Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R., Kim, I., Chan, D.E., Chao, K. 2002. Multispectral detection of fecal contamination on apples based on hyperspectral imagery - part ii: application of hyperspectral fluorescence imaging. Transactions of the ASAE. 46(2):2039-2047.
Multispectral Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples Based on Hyperspectral Imagery - Part I: Application of Visible-Near Infrared Reflectance Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
KIM, M.S., CHAO, K., CHEN, Y.R., CHAN, D.E., KIM, I., LEFCOURT, A.M. MULTISPECTRAL DETECTION OF FECAL CONTAMINATION ON APPLES BASED ON HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGERY - PART I: APPLICATION OF VISIBLE-NEAR INFRARED REFLECTANCE IMAGING. TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. 2002.
Potential Problems for Measuring Ammonia Emissions from Farm Structures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LEFCOURT, A.M. POTENTIAL PROBLEMS FOR MEASURING AMMONIA EMISSIONS FROM FARM STRUCTURES. TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. 45(5):1585-1591. 2002.
Managing Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Cows by Amending Slurry with Alum Or Zeolite Or by Diet Modification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MEISINGER, J.J., LEFCOURT, A.M., VAN KESSEL, J.S., WILKERSON, V. MANAGING AMMONIA EMISSIONS FROM DAIRY COWS BY AMENDING SLURRY WITH ALUM OR ZEOLITE OR BY DIET MODIFICATION. THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD. 2001.
Factors Affecting Ammonia Volatilization from Land Application of Manures - (Abstract Only) - (11-Sep-01)
A Large Environmental Chamber: Design and Operating Characteristics - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Sep-01)
Large Environmental Chamber: Ammonia Recovery Calibration - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jul-01)
Effect of Somatotropin on Thyroid Hormones and Cytokines in Lactating Dairycows During Ad Libitum and Restricted Intake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Capuco, A.V., Wood, D.L., Elsasser, T.H., Kahl, S., Lefcourt, A.M., Piperova, L.S. 2001. Effect of somatotropin on thyroid hormones and cytokines in lactating dairycows during ad libitum and restricted intake. Journal of Dairy Science. 84(11):2430-2439.
Effect of Adding Alum and Zeolite to Dairy Slurry on Ammonia Volatilizationand Chemical Composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-Mar-01)
Animal Manure: the Environment and Food Safety - (Abstract Only) - (08-Aug-00)
Minimizing Nutrient Excretion from Dairy Cattle and Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Manure Nutrients - (Abstract Only) - (28-Oct-99)
Animal Environmental Chamber: Ammonia and Odor Control Related to Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations - (Abstract Only) - (08-Oct-99)
Processing Animal Manure to Optimize N to P Ratio and Reduce Offsite Discharges and Environmental Impact of Manure Nutrients - (Abstract Only) - (14-Sep-99)
Method to Monitor the Precision of Milk Yields Recorded at Individual Milking Stalls on a Daily Basis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Dec-98)
Identifying Anxiety Responses of Dairy Cows Associated with Discrete Aspects of Routine Management Procedures - (Abstract Only) - (28-Jul-98)
Effects of Level of High Moisture Corn in Alfalfa-Based Rations on Starch Digestion by Mid Lactation Cows - (Abstract Only) - (28-Jul-98)
Circadian and Ultradian Rhythms of Body Temperature and Peripheral Concentrations of Insulin and Nitrogen in Lactating Dairy. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Jun-98)
The Effect of Dietary Fiber Source on Milk Production and Manure Nitrogen Losses and Availability. - (Abstract Only) - (22-Apr-98)
Radiotelemetry Measurement of Body Temperature of Feedlot Steers During Winter. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Mar-98)
Sustainable Systems for Managing Manure from Dairy Cows - (Abstract Only) - (11-Feb-97)
Use of Heart Rate to Assay Stress Responses of Dairy Cows - (Abstract Only) - (14-Jul-96)
Effects of Stress on Dairy Cows with Special Reference to Milk Removal and Stray Voltage - (Proceedings) - (27-Apr-96)
Radiotelemetry Measurement of Body Temperatures of Steers Housed in Feedlots During Summer - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jan-96)
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