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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Janet Berfield
Plant Polymer Research
Physical Science Technician

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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
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