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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: New and Improved Assessments of Cotton Quality

Location: Cotton Structure and Quality Research

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

Cotton fiber moisture measurements: a comparative evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(15-Jul-14)
Preliminary study of linear density, tenacity, and crystallinity of cotton fibers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Thibodeaux, D., Rodgers III, J.E. 2014. Preliminary study of linear density, tenacity, and crystallinity of cotton fibers. FIBERS. 2: 211-220. DOI: 10.3390/fib2030211.
Fiber quality challenges facing the cotton industry - (Proceedings)
Delhom, C.D. 2014. Fiber quality challenges facing the cotton industry. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. January 6-8,2014, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 590-592.
Comparisons of cotton maturity and fineness measurements (Cottonscope, AFIS, HVI™) - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Delhom, C.D., Cui, X. 2014. Comparisons of cotton maturity and fineness measurements (Cottonscope, AFIS, HVI™). National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 6-8, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana.p. 963-967.
Comparisons of Cottonscope and AFIS fiber maturity distributions - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Cui, X., Delhom, C.D. 2014. Comparisons of Cottonscope and AFIS fiber maturity distributions. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 6-8, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 968-972.
Fiber mass, count and breaking force from Stelometer test - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y., Thibodeaux, D., Rodgers III, J.E. 2014. Fiber mass, count and breaking force from Stelometer test. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 6-8,2014, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 901-907.
New definitions for cotton fiber maturity ratio - (Proceedings)
Cui, X., Rodgers III, J.E., Delhom, C.D. 2014. New definitions for cotton fiber maturity ratio. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 6-8,2014, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 954-961.
Impact of storage condition on fiber quality and color - (Proceedings)
Delhom, C.D., Fortier, C.A., Gamble, G.R., Rodgers III, J.E., Cui, X., French, A.D., Martin, V. 2014. Impact of storage condition on fiber quality and color. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 6-8,2014, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 941-944.
Determing the feasiblity of chemical imaging of cotton trash - (Proceedings)
Fortier, C.A., Rodgers III, J.E. 2014. Determing the feasiblity of chemical imaging of cotton trash. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 6-8,2014, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 924-928.
Advanced fiber information systems seed coat neps baseline response from diverse mediums - (Proceedings)
(21-Jan-14)
Possibilities for measuring cotton in the field and outside the laboratory: for breeding, production, ginning, the warehouse - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Delhom, C.D. 2014. Possibilities for measuring cotton in the field and outside the laboratory: for breeding, production, ginning, the warehouse. In: Proceedings of the 32nd International Cotton Conference,Bremen,March 19-21,2014, Bremen, Germany p. 116-126.
Understanding the influence of fiber length on the HVI measurement of cotton fiber strength - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naylor, G., Delhom, C.D., Cui, X., Gourlot, J., Rodgers III, J.E. 2014. Understanding the influence of fiber length on the HVI measurement of cotton fiber strength. Textile Research Journal. DOI: 10.177/0040517513515318, 10pp.
Preliminary study of relating cotton fiber tenacity and elongation with crystallinity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Thibodeaux, D.P., Gamble, G.R., Rodgers III, J.E. 2014. Preliminary study of relating cotton fiber tenacity and elongation with crystallinity. Textile Research Journal. DOI: 10.1177/0040517513509871,11 pp.
Feasibility of visible and Near Infrared Spectroscopy in the determination of cotton thrash component - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Thibodeaux, D.P. 2013. Feasibility of visible and Near Infrared Spectroscopy in the determination of cotton thrash component. Journal of Cotton Science. 17:195-201.
Preliminary study of NIR model transfer in the determination of cotton trash components - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y., Thibodeaux, D., Foulk, J., Rodgers III, J.E. 2013. Preliminary study of NIR model transfer in the determination of cotton trash components. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper No: 131594540.
An investigation on the intra-sample distribution of cotton color by using image analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cui, X., Cai, Y., Rodgers III, J.E., Martin, V., Watson, M. 2014. An investigation on the intra-sample distribution of cotton color by using image analysis. Textile Research Journal. 84(2):214-222.
Vibrational spectroscopic determination of botanical trash samples - (Abstract Only)
(04-Apr-13)
Preliminary evidence of oxidation in standard oven drying of cotton: attenuated total reflectance/ Fourier transform spectroscopy, colorimetry, and particulate matter formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortier, C.A., Montalvo Jr, J.G., Von Hoven, T.M., Easson, M.W., Rodgers III, J.E., Condon, B.D. 2013. Preliminary evidence of oxidation in standard oven drying of cotton: attenuated total reflectance/ Fourier transform spectroscopy, colorimetry, and particulate matter formation . Textile Research Journal. 84 (2)92-108 DOI: 10.1177/0040517513487785.
An assessment of alternative cotton fibre quality attributes and their relationship with yarn strength - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Long, R.L., Bange, M.P., Delhom, C.D., Church, J.A., Constable, G.A. 2013. An assessment of alternative cotton fibre quality attributes and their relationship with yarn strength. Crop and Pasture Science. 64(8):750-762. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CP12382.
Measurements of cotton fiber maturity and fineness: method comparisons and fiber growth analyses - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Delhom, C.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Kim, H.J. 2013. Measurements of cotton fiber maturity and fineness: method comparisons and fiber growth analyses. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Abstracts. p. 283-289.
Impact of storage on fiber quality - (Proceedings)
Delhom, C.D., Gamble, G.R., Fortier, C.A., French, A.D., Thibodeaux, D., Rodgers III, J.E., Martin, V. 2013. Impact of storage on fiber quality. Proceedings of the 2013 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1056-1059.
A statistical analysis of the intra-sample distribution and variation of cotton color and its application - (Proceedings)
Cai, Y., Cui, X., Rodgers III, J.E., Martin, V., Watson, M. 2013. A statistical analysis of the intra-sample distribution and variation of cotton color and its application. Proceedings of 2013 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 614-617.
Experience of the fibrotest for measuring cotton fiber length and strength properties - (Proceedings)
Cui, X., Delhom, C.D., Rodgers III, J.E., Cai, Y., Martin, V., Watson, M. 2013. Experience of the fibrotest for measuring cotton fiber length and strength properties. Proceeding of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 7-10,2013, San Antonio, Texas. p. 799-802.
Cotton micronaire measurements by a small potable near infrared (NIR) analyzer - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E. 2013. Cotton micronaire measurements by a small potable near infrared (NIR) analyzer. Proceedings of the 2013 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p.604-608.
NIR technique in the classification of cotton leaf grade - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y., Foulk, J. 2013. NIR technique in the classification of cotton leaf grade. Proceedings of the 2013 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 1-10,2013, San Antonio, Texas. p.610-613.
At-line cotton color measurements by portable color spectrophotometers - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Cui, X., Delhom, C.D., Martin, V., Watson, M. 2013. At-line cotton color measurements by portable color spectrophotometers. Proceedings of the 2013 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p.618-621.
Potential of visible and near infrared spectroscopy in the determination of instrumental leaf grade in lint cottons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Foulk, J.A. 2013. Potential of visible and near infrared spectroscopy in the determination of instrumental leaf grade in lint cottons. Textile Research Journal. 83(3):928-936.
Recent progress in Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy study of compositional, structural, and physical attributes of developmental cotton fiber cellulose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2013. Recent progress in Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy study of compositional, structural, and physical attributes of developmental cotton fiber cellulose. Materials. 6(1):299-313.
A rapid measurement for cotton breeders of maturity and fineness from developing and mature fibers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodgers III, J.E., Delhom, C.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Kim, H.J., Cui, X. 2013. A rapid measurement for cotton breeders of maturity and fineness from developing and mature fibers. Textile Research Journal. 83(14):1439-1451.
A comparative study on cotton fiber length parameters’ effects on modeling yarn property - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cai, Y., Cui, X., Rodgers III, J.E., Thibodeaux, D.P., Martin, V., Watson, M., Pang, S. 2013. A comparative study on cotton fiber length parameters’ effects on modeling yarn property. Textile Research Journal. 83: 961-970. DOI: 10.1177/0040517512468821.
Simple X-ray diffraction algorithm for direct determination of cotton crystallinity - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y., Thibodeaux, D.P., Gamble, G.R., Bauer, P.J., Vanderveer, D. 2012. Simple X-ray diffraction algorithm for direct determination of cotton crystallinity. Proceedings of SPIE. 8374: 87370A-1 - 83740A-7.
Fourier transform spectroscopy of cotton and cotton trash - (Book / Chapter)
Fortier, C.A. 2012. Fourier transform spectroscopy of cotton and cotton trash. Fourier Transform. In: Salih, S.M.,editor. Fourier Transform - Materials Analysis. InTech, 5 p.103-120.
Measure the color distribution of a cotton sample using image analysis - (Proceedings)
Cui, X., Rodgers III, J.E., Cai, Y., Martin, V., Watson, M. 2012. Measure the color distribution of a cotton sample using image analysis. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p.1223-1227.
Approaches of using the beard testing method to obtain complete length distributions of the original samples - (Proceedings)
Cai, Y., Cui, X., Rodgers III, J.E., Martin, V., Watson, M. 2012. Approaches of using the beard testing method to obtain complete length distributions of the original samples. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p.1233-1237.
Rapid cotton maturity and fineness measurements using the Cottonscope® - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Delhom, C.D., Thibodeaux, D.P. 2012. Rapid cotton maturity and fineness measurements using the Cottonscope®. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p.1228-1232.
Botanical trash mixtures analyzed with near-infrared spectroscopy - (Proceedings)
Fortier, C.A., Rodgers III, J.E., Foulk, J.A. 2012. Botanical trash mixtures analyzed with near-infrared spectroscopy. Proceedings of the 2012 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 3-6,2012,Orlando,Florida. p.1254-1256.
Comparison of nir methods for measuring cotton fiber maturity and fineness - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Fortier, C.A., Cui, X. 2012. Comparison of nir methods for measuring cotton fiber maturity and fineness. Proceedings of the 2012 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 3-6,2012,Orlando,Florida. p.1286-1289.
Fiber sample presentation system for spectrophotometer cotton fiber color measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodgers III, J.E., Elkholy, K.N., Cui, X., Delhom, C.D., Fortier, C.A. 2012. Fiber sample presentation system for spectrophotometer cotton fiber color measurements. Journal of Cotton Science. 16(2):117-124.
Automatic detection of seed coat fragments in cotton fabrics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bel, P., Bugao, X., Boykin, D.L. 2012. Automatic detection of seed coat fragments in cotton fabrics. Textile Research Journal. 82(16):1711-1719.
Rapid measurement of cotton fiber maturity and fineness by image analysis microscopy using the Cottonscope® - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodgers III, J.E., Delhom, C.D., Fortier, C.A., Thibodeaux, D.P. 2012. Rapid measurement of cotton fiber maturity and fineness by image analysis microscopy using the Cottonscope®. Textile Research Journal. 82(3):259-271.
Near-infrared classification of cotton lint, botanical and field trash - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortier, C.A., Rodgers III, J.E., Foulk, J.A., Whitelock, D.P. 2012. Near-infrared classification of cotton lint, botanical and field trash. Journal of Cotton Science. 16:72-79.
Investigation of the impact of instrumental and software applications on cotton and botanical trash identification by ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortier, C.A., Rodgers III, J.E., Foulk, J.A. 2011. Investigation of the impact of instrumental and software applications on cotton and botanical trash identification by ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy. Journal of Cotton Science. 15:170-178.
Obtaining Cotton Fiber Length Distributions from the Beard Test Method Part 2 – A New Approach through PLS Regression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belmasrour, R., Li, L., Cui, X., Cai, Y., Rodgers III, J.E. 2011. Obtaining Cotton Fiber Length Distributions from the Beard Test Method Part 2 – A New Approach through PLS Regression. Journal of Cotton Science. 15:73-79.
Fabric wrinkle characterization and classification using modified wavelet coefficients and optimized support-vector-machine classifier - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, J., Yao, M., Xu, B., and Bel, P., 2011. Fabric wrinkle characterization and classification using modified wavelet coefficients and optimized support-vector-machine classifier. Textile Research Journal. 81(9):902-913.
Improving the accuracy of predicting yarn properties by selecting proper fiber length parameters - (Proceedings)
Cui, X., Delhom, C.D., Rodgers III, J.E., Cai, Y., Thibodeaux, D.P., Martin, V., Watson, M. 2011. Improving the accuracy of predicting yarn properties by selecting proper fiber length parameters. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 1282-1287.
Modeling the fiber length distribution from data of the beard testing method - (Proceedings)
Cai, Y., Cui, X., Rodgers III, J.E., Watson, M., Martin, V. 2011. Modeling the fiber length distribution from data of the beard testing method. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 1331-1335.
Miniature spinning as a fiber quality assessment tool - (Proceedings)
Delhom, C.D., Cui, X., Thibodeaux, D.P., Rodgers III, J.E. 2011. Miniature spinning as a fiber quality assessment tool. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 1504-1507.
Impacts of laboratory ginning method on cotton fiber micronaire measurements - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Fortier, C.A., Cui, X., Delhom, C.D. 2011. Impacts of laboratory ginning method on cotton fiber micronaire measurements. Proceedings of the 2011 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia. p.1267-1271.
Preliminary assessments of portable color spectrophotometer measurements of cotton color - (Proceedings)
Rodgers III, J.E., Fortier, C.A., Cui, X., Delhom, C.D., Martin, V., Watson, M. 2011. Preliminary assessments of portable color spectrophotometer measurements of cotton color. Proceedings of the 2011 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 4-7,2011,Atlanta,Georgia. p.1313-1318.
Preliminary field trash studies using near-infrared spectroscopy - (Proceedings)
Fortier, C.A., Rodgers III, J.E., Foulk, J.A., Whitelock, D.P. 2011. Preliminary field trash studies using near-infrared spectroscopy. Proceedings of the 2011 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 1294-1297.
A close look at cotton seed coat fragments with AFISPro - (Proceedings)
Bel, P., Xu, B. 2011. A close look at cotton seed coat fragments with AFISPro. Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,Jan 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, Ga. p 1226-1235. 2011 CDROM
Miniature spinning as a tool for ginning research - (Proceedings)
Delhom, C.D., Thibodeaux, D.P., Byler, R.K. 2011. Miniature spinning as a tool for ginning research. Proceedings of the 2011 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia. p. 1504-1507.
Laser-induced oxidation of cholesterol observed during MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Jan-11)
Approaches to Characterize Lint Removed During Processing - (Proceedings)
Delhom, C.D., Boykin Jr, J.C., Martin, V., Cui, X., Barnes, E. 2010. Approaches to Characterize Lint Removed During Processing. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper No. 1008666. 2010.
Cotton nanocomposites - (Proceedings)
White, L.A., Delhom, C.D. 2006. Cotton nanocomposites. Proceeding of the 2006 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 2373-2377.
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