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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: HARVESTING AND GINNING PROCESSES TO ENHANCE THE PROFITABILITY OF STRIPPER COTTON

Location: Cotton Production and Processing Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Analysis of coaxial soil cell in reflection and transmission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pelletier, M.G., Schwartz, R.C., Evett, S.R., McMichael, B.L., Lascano, R.J., Gitz, D.C. 2011. Analysis of coaxial soil cell in reflection and transmission. Sensors. 11:2592-2610.
Manufacturing vegetable oil based biodiesel: An engineering management perspective - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simonton, J., Collins, T., Holt, G.A., Beruvides, M. 2011. Manufacturing vegetable oil based biodiesel: An engineering management perspective. Engineering Management Journal. 23(3):57-64.
Power roll gin stand technology: Evaluation and optimization of rib rail angle and ginning point modifications on a retrofitted Lummus gin stand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G.A., Laird, J.W. 2010. Power roll gin stand technology: Evaluation and optimization of rib rail angle and ginning point modifications on a retrofitted Lummus gin stand. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 26(2):209-215.
Optimal Substitution of Cotton Burr and Linters in Thermoplastic Composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bajwa, S., Bajwa, D., Holt, G.A. 2009. Optimal substitution of cotton burr and linters in thermoplastic composites. Forest Products Journal. 59(10):40-46.
Termite resistance and physical properties of biobased composition boards made from cotton gin byproducts and guayule bagasse - (Abstract Only)
Holt, G.A., Chow, P., Coffelt, T.A., Nakayama, F.S. 2009. Termite resistance and physical properties of biobased composition boards made from cotton gin byproducts and guayule bagasse [abstract]. Presented at the poster session of the International Research Group on Wood Protection Conference May 26, 2009, in Beijing, China. Published in the IRG document IRG/WP 09-60270 (The 40th Annual Meeting of IRG Program and List of Participants), May 24-28, 2009, Stockholm, Sweden, p. 11.
Cotton by-products supplementation for steers grazing tobosagrass (Hilaria mutica [Buckl.] Benth.) rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villalobos, C., Avila, M., Richardson, R., Holt, G.A., Bezanilla, G., Britton, C. 2009. Cotton by-products supplementation for steers grazing tobosagrass (Hilaria mutica [Buckl.] Benth.) rangeland. The Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 22:17-31.
Effect of harvesting method on fiber and yarn quality from irrigated cotton on the High Plains - (Proceedings)
Faulkner, W.B., Wanjura, J.D., Shaw, B.W., Hequet, E.F. 2009. Effect of harvesting method on fiber and yarn quality from irrigated cotton on the High Plains. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-8, 2009, San Antonio, TX. p. 449-461. 2009 CDROM.
Picker versus stripper harvesters on the High Plains of Texas - (Proceedings)
Faulkner, W.B., Wanjura, J.D., Shaw, B.W. 2009. Picker versus stripper harvesters on the High Plains of Texas. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-8, 2009, San Antonio, TX. p. 291-298. 2009 CDROM.
Influence of grid bar shape on field cleaner performance - Screening tests - (Proceedings)
Wanjura, J.D., Holt, G.A., Carroll, J.A. 2009. Influence of grid bar shape on field cleaner performance - Screening tests. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-7, 2009, San Antonio, Texas. 2009 CDROM. p. 439-448.
Equipment selection for recovering fiber from stripper harvested gin waste - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A., Knabb, C., Wedegaertner, T. 2009. Equipment selection for recovering fiber from stripper harvested gin waste. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-8, 2009, San Antonio, Texas. 2009 CDROM. p. 531-537.
Influence of grid bar shape on field cleaner performance - (Abstract Only)
(08-Jan-09)
Cotton-based hydromulches for seeded bermudagrass establishment - (Proceedings)
Guertal, E., Holt, G.A., Van Santen, E. 2009. Cotton-based hydromulches for seeded bermudagrass establishment. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-8, 2009, San Antonio, Texas. 2009 CDROM. p. 406-410.
Evaluation of two agricultural residues as ligno-cellulosic filler in polymer composites - (Abstract Only)
Bajwa, S., Holt, G.A., Bajwa, D., Coffelt, T.A., Nakayama, F.S. 2008. Evaluation of two agricultural residues as ligno-cellulosic filler in polymer composites [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference, September 7-11, 2008. New Crops and Bioproducts Development. p. 36.
Effect of harvesting methods on fiber and yarn quality from irrigated cotton on the High Plains - (Proceedings)
Faulkner, W.B., Wanjura, J.D., Shaw, B.W., Hequet, E.F. 2008. Effect of harvesting methods on fiber and yarn quality from irrigated cotton on the High Plains. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE)Meeting. June 29-July 2, 2008, Providence, RI. Paper No. 083283.
Analysis of Coaxial Soil Cell - (Abstract Only)
Pelletier, M.G., Schwartz, R.C., Evett, S.R., Mcmichael, B.L., Lascano, R.J., Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Payton, P.R. 2008. Analysis of Coaxial Soil Cell. In: Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting, Oct. 6-8, 2008, Houston, TX. 2008 CDROM.
Evaluation of the on-board module building cotton harvest systems - (Proceedings)
Ibendahl, G., Willcutt, H., Anderson, J., Barnes, E., Reeves, J., Wedegaertner, T., Wanjura, J.D., Funk, P.A., Holt, G.A., Byler, R.K., Faulkner, W.B., Shaw, B.W., Searcy, S., Kulkarni, S. 2008. Evaluation of the on-board module building cotton harvest systems. In: Proceedings of 2008 Engineered Fiber Selection System Conference, June 10-11, 2008, Memphis, TN.
Multibar sawless lint cleaner: Lag set evaluation results - (Abstract Only)
Holt, G.A., Baker, R.V., Barnes, E., Armijo, C.B., Gamble, G.R. 2008. Multibar sawless lint cleaner: Lag set evaluation results [abstract]. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island, June 30-Jul 2, 2008. CDROM.
Microwave Imaging of Cotton Bales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pelletier, M.G., Barnes, E. 2008. Microwave imaging of cotton bales. Sensors. 8(11):7241-7258.
Densification of Herbaceous Bioenergy Feedstocks for Transportation and Handling - (Abstract Only)
Pordesimo, L., Holt, G.A., Cannayen, I., Columbus, E. 2008. Densification of Herbaceous Bioenergy Feedstocks for Transportation and Handling [abstract]. 1st Mississippi State University Energy-Synergy Workshop, April 17, 2008, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 2008 CDROM.
A novel filler for natural fiber polymer composites from cotton gin waste - (Abstract Only)
Bajwa, S., Holt, G.A., Bajwa, D. 2008. A novel filler for natural fiber polymer composites from cotton gin waste [abstract]. 10th International Conference on Progress in Biofibre Plastic Composites, May 12-13, 2008, Toronto, Canada. 2008 CDROM.
Initial fiber quality comparison testing of the power roll gin stand to three different makes of conventional gin stands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G.A., Laird, J.W. 2008. Initial fiber quality comparison testing of the power roll gin stand to three different makes of conventional gin stands. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(3):295-299.
Multi Scenario Pellet Fuel Manufacturing Operation Utilizing Cotton Waste - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simonton, J., Holt, G.A., Beruvides, M., Barroso, L. 2008. Multi scenario pellet fuel manufacturing operation utilizing cotton waste. Journal of Cotton Science. 12:134-142.
Parallel algorithm for GPU processing; for use in high speed machine vision sensing of cotton lint trash - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pelletier, M.G. 2008. Parallel algorithm for GPU processing; for use in high speed machine vision sensing of cotton lint trash. Sensors. 8:817-829.
Modifying rib rail placement for the powered roll gin stand: Results from studies conducted on a retrofitted Lummus gin stand - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A., Laird, J.W., Wedegaertner, T. 2008. Modifying rib rail placement for the powered roll gin stand: Results from studies conducted on a retrofitted Lummus gin stand. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 8-11, 2008, Nashville, TN. p. 704-716.
Power roll 2007: A five year summary - (Proceedings)
Askew, J., Holt, G.A. 2008. Power roll 2007: A five year summary. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 8-11, 2008, Nashville, TN. p. 681-688. 2008 CDROM.
Effects of harvesting methods on foreign matter content, fiber quality, and yarn quality from irrigated cotton on the high plains. - (Proceedings)
Faulkner, W.B., Wanjura, J.D., Shaw, B.W., Hequet, E.H. 2007. Effects of harvesting methods on foreign matter content, fiber quality, and yarn quality from irrigated cotton on the high plains. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). June 17-20, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Paper No. 071113.
Biobased composition boards made from cotton gin and guayule wates: Select physical and mechanical properties - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A., Coffelt, T.A., Chow, P., Nakayama, F. 2007. Biobased composition boards made from cotton gin and guayule wates: Select physical and mechanical properties. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovative Natural Fibre Composites for Industrial Applications, October 10-13, 2007, Rome, Italy. 2007 CDROM.
Biobased composition boards made from cotton gin and guayule watse: Select physical and mechanical properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G.A., Coffelt, T.A., Chow, P., Nakayama, F. 2009. Biobased composition boards made from cotton gin and guayule waste: Select physical and mechanical properties. International Journal of Materials and Product Technology. 36(1/2/3/4):104-114.
Initial evaluation of the multibar sawless lint cleaner - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A., Baker, R.V., Barnes, E. 2007. Initial evaluation of the multibar sawless lint cleaner. In: Proceedings of the World Cotton Research Conference-4, Sept. 10-14, 2007, Lubbock, TX. Paper No. 2241. 2007 CDROM.
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.
Weed suppression potential of dry applied mulches used in bedding plant applications: Processed cotton gin byproducts versus conventional wood - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G.A., Buser, M.D., Harmel, R.D., Potter, K.N., Pelletier, M.G., Duke, S.E. 2007. Weed suppression potential of dry applied mulches used in bedding plant applications: Processed cotton gin byproducts versus conventional wood. Journal of Cotton Science. 11:52-59.
Design of Experiments Optimization Study on the Powered Roll Gin Stand - Report 1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G.A. 2007. Design of experiments optimization study on the powered roll gin stand - Report 1. Transactions of the ASABE. 50(3):765-772.
Design of Experiments Optimization Study on the Powered Roll Gin Stand - Report II - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G.A. 2007. Design of experiments optimization study on the powered roll gin stand - Report II. Transactions of the ASABE. 50(3):773-780.
Impacts of Ginning Treatments on Spinning Preparation - (Proceedings)
Krifa, M., Holt, G.A. 2007. Impacts of ginning treatments on spinning preparation. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM. p. 1869-1877.
Cotton-based hydromulches versus conventional hydromulches and blankets: Erosion and grass establishment - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A., Busenlehner, B., Guertal, E., Potter, K.N., Wedegaertner, T. 2007. Cotton-based hydromulches versus conventional hydromulches and blankets: Erosion and grass establishment. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM. p. 2086-2096.
Gin waste as a fuel source: Segregation is good - (Abstract Only)
Holt, G.A., Wedegaertner, T. 2007. Gin waste as a fuel source: Segregation is good [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM. p. 2085.
Some physical and mechanical properties of bio-based composition boards made from cotton gin and guayule wastes - (Abstract Only)
Holt, G.A., Coffelt, T.A., Chow, P., Nakayama, F.S. 2007. Some physical and mechanical properties of bio-based composition boards made from cotton gin and guayule wastes [abstract]. In: Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Lousiana. 2007 CDROM. p. 1483.
Particulate Matter Sampler Errors Due to the Interaction of Particle Size and Sampler Performance Characteristics: Background and Theory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buser, M.D., Parnell, Jr., C.B., Shaw, B.W., Lacey, R.E. 2007. Particulate matter sampler errors due to the interaction of particle size and sampler performance characteristics: Background and theory. Transactions of the ASABE. 50(1):221-228.
Physical and Combustion Characteristics of Pellet Fuel from Cotton Gin Byproducts Produced by Select Processing Treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G.A., Blodgett, T.L., Nakayama, F.S. 2006. Physical and combustion characteristics of pellet fuel from cotton gin by-products produced by select processing treatments. Industrial Crops and Products. 24(3):204-213.
Rationale for Integrating a Heat and Power Generating Unit in a Cotton Gin Fueled by Cotton Gin Trash - (Proceedings)
Capareda, S., Holt, G.A., Diebold, J., Parnell, Jr., C.B., Walt, R., Lilley, A. 2006. Rationale for integrating a heat and power generating unit in a cotton gin fueled by cotton gin trash. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 3-6, 2006, San Antonio, Texas. 2006 CDROM. p. 386-391.
Characteristics of Fuel Pellets Produced from Cotton Gin by-Products and Guayule Bagasse - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A., Nakayama, F.S., Coffelt, T.A., Blodgett, T.L. 2006. Characteristics of fuel pellets produced from cotton gin by-products and guayule bagasse. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 3-6, 2006, San Antonio, Texas. 2006 CDROM. p. 392-401.
Seed Cotton Transport Analyses Using GIS - (Proceedings)
Simpson, S.L., Parnell, C.B., Wanjura, J.D., Capareda, S.C., Shaw, B.W. 2006. Seed cotton transport analyses using GIS. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 3-6, 2006, San Antonio, TX. 2006 CDROM. p. 700-707.
A Simulated Approach to Estimating Pm10 and PM2.5 Concentrations Downwind from Cotton Gins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanjura, J.D., Buser, M.D., Parnell, Jr., C.B., Shaw, B.W., Lacey, R.E. 2005. A simulated approach to estimating PM10 and PM2.5 concentrations downwind from cotton gins. Transactions of the ASAE. 48(5):1919-1925.
Comparison of Cotton-Based Hydro-Mulches to Conventional Wood and Paper Hydro-Mulches-Study II - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G., Buser, M., Harmel, D., Potter, K. 2005. Comparison of cotton-based hydro-mulches and conventional wood and paper hydro-mulches--Study II. The Journal of Cotton Science. 9:128-134.
Characteristics of Pellet Fuel from Cotton Gin Byproducts Utilizing Various Processing Treatments - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A., Blodgett, T.L., Nakayama, F.S. 2005. Characteristics of pellet fuel from cotton gin byproducts utilizing various processing treatments. In: Pascual-Villalobos, M.J., Nakayama, F.S., Bailey, C.A., Correal, E., Schloman, Jr., W.W., editors. Proceedings of 2005 Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops: International Conference on Industrial Crops and Rural Development, 17-21 September, 2005, Murcia, Spain. p. 89-104.
Results from Optimization Studies Performed on the Powered Roll Gin Stand - Report 2 - (Proceedings)
Holt, Gregory A. 2005. Results from optimization studies performed on the powered roll gin stand - Report 2. American Society for Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 051099.
Comparison of Cotton-Based Hydro-Mulches Versus Conventional Wood and Paper Hydro-Mulches - Study 1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holt, G., Buser, M., Harmel, D., Potter, K., Pelletier, M.. 2005. Comparison of cotton-based hydro-mulches and conventional wood and paper hydro-mulches--Study 1. The Journal of Cotton Science. 9:121-127.
Evaluation of Processed Gin Waste for Use As a Hydro-Mulch - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A., Buser, M., Harmel, R.D., Potter, K. and Lee, E. 2005. Evaluation of processed gin waste for use as a hydromulch. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 2991-3000. 2005 CDROM.
Particulate Matter Sampler Errors Due to the Interaction of Particle Size and Sampler Performance Characteristics - (Proceedings)
Goodrich, L. Barry, Buser, Michael. 2005. Particulate matter sampler errors due to the interaction of particle size and sampler performance characteristics. In: Proceedings of the California Plant and Soil Conference, California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy, February 1-2, 2005, Modesto, CA. p. 38-45.
Results from Optimization Studies Performed on the Powered Roll Gin Stand - Report 1 - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A. 2005. Results from optimization studies performed on the powered roll gin stand - Report 1. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 821-833. 2005 CDROM.
An Engineering Analysis of a Method Used to Determine Property Line Setback Distances for Cotton Gins - (Proceedings)
Wanjura, J.D., Buser, M.D., Whitelock, D.P., Armijo, C.B., Hughs, S.E., Green, J.K., Norman, B.M., Capareda, S.C., Hamm, L.B., Parnell, Jr., C.B., Shaw, B.W., Lacey, R.E. 2005. An engineering analysis of a method used to determine property line setback distances for cotton gins. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 614-629. 2005 CDROM.
Particle Size Distribution Analysis of Cotton Gin Dust and Its Impact on Pm10 Concentration Measurements - (Proceedings)
Capareda, S.C., Buser, M.D., Whitelock, D.P., Green, J.K., Parnell, Jr., C.B., Shaw, B.W., Wanjura, J.D. 2005. Particle size distribution analysis of cotton dust and its impact on PM10 concentration measurements. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 631-642. 2005 CDROM.
Optimization of Fiber Quality, Production Rate, and Lint Turnout for the Powered Roll Gin Stand Utilizing Response Surface Methodology and Desirability Functions - (Other)
Holt, G.A. 2004. Optimization of fiber quality, production rate, and lint turnout for the powered roll gin stand utilizing response surface methodology and desirability functions [Ph.D. Dissertation]. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University. 330 p.
Fiber Quality Comparison Tests of the Power Roll Gin Stand to Three Different Makes of Conventional Gin Stands - (Proceedings)
Holt, G.A. 2004. Fiber quality comparison tests of the power roll gin stand to three different makes of conventional gin stands. In: Proceedings of the ASAE Annual International Meeting, August 1-4, 2004, Ottawa, Canada. Paper No. 041055. 16 p.
Application of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (Naaqs) in Urban Versus Rural Environments - (Proceedings)
Shaw, B.W., Lacey, R.E., Capareda, S., Buser, M.B., Parnell, Jr., C.B., Wanjura, J., Wang, L., Faulkner, W.B. 2004. Application of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) in urban versus rural environments. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 044016.
Study of "baffle Type Pre-Separator Plus Cyclone" Abatement Systems for Cotton Gins - (Proceedings)
Wang, L., Wanjura, J.D., Faulkner, B., Parnell, Jr., C.B., Shaw, B.W., Lacey, R.E., Capareda, S.C., Buser, M.D. 2004. Study of "baffle type pre-separator plus cyclone" abatement systems for cotton gins. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 044017.
Correcting Pm10 over-Sampling Problems for Agricultural Particulate Matter Emissions: Preliminary Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Parnell, C.B., Shaw, B.W., Lacey, R.E., Buser, M.D., Goodrich, L.B., Capareda, S.C. 2005. Correcting PM10 over-sampling problems for agricultural particulate matter emissions: preliminary study. Transactions of the ASAE. 48(2):749-755.
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