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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Walter W Mulbry
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory
Microbiology

Phone: (301) 504-6417
Fax: (301) 504-8162
Room 245

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350
Projects
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431257
Project Sustain II: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431424
Performance and Optimization of Small-Scale Digesters for Energy Production and Treatment of Livestock Wastewater
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425157

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The effect of composting on the persistence of four ionophores in dairy manure and poultry litter Reprint Icon -
Arikan, O., Mulbry III, W.W., Rice, C. 2016. The effect of composting on the persistence of four ionophores in dairy manure and poultry litter. Waste Management. 54:110-117.
Nutrient and Sediment Reductions from Algal Flow-Way Technologies: Recommendations to the Chesapeake Bay Program's Water Quality Goal Implementation Team from the Algal Flow-Way Technologies BMP Expert Panel -
Effect of temperature on methane production from field-scale anaerobic digesters treating dairy manure Reprint Icon -
Arikan, O., Mulbry III, W.W., Lansing, S. 2015. Effect of temperature on methane production from field-scale anaerobic digesters treating dairy manure. Waste Management. 43:108-113.
Methane and hydrogen sulfide production during co-digestion of forage radish and dairy manure Reprint Icon -
Belle, A., Lansing, S., Mulbry Iii, W.W., Weil, R. 2015. Methane and hydrogen sulfide production during co-digestion of forage radish and dairy manure. Biomass and Bioenergy. 80:44-51.
Design and validation of field-scale anaerobic digesters treating dairy manure for small farms Reprint Icon -
Lansing, S., Klavon, K., Mulbry III, W.W., Moss, A. 2015. Design and validation of field-scale anaerobic digesters treating dairy manure for small farms. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(2):1-10.
Testing low cost anaerobic digestion (AD) systems Reprint Icon -
Lansing, S., Mulbry III, W.W. 2014. Testing low cost anaerobic digestion (AD) systems. Biocycle. 55(9):44-46.
Anaerobic co-digestion of forage radish and dairy manure in complete mix digesters Reprint Icon -
Belle, A., Lansing, S., Mulbry III, W.W., Weil, R. 2015. Anaerobic co-digestion of forage radish and dairy manure in complete mix digesters. Bioresource Technology. 178:230-237.
Effects of algal hydrolysate as reaction medium on enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocelluloses Reprint Icon -
Chen, R., Thomas, B., Liu, Y., Mulbry Iii, W.W., Liao, W. 2014. Effects of algal hydrolysate as reaction medium on enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocelluloses. Biomass and Bioenergy. 67:72-78.
Greenhouse gas emissions during composting of dairy manure: Delaying pile mixing does not reduce overall emissions Reprint Icon -
Mulbry III, W.W., Anh, H. 2014. Greenhouse gas emissions during composting of dairy manure: Delaying pile mixing does not reduce overall emissions. Bioresource Technology. 126:117-122.
Nutrient removal of agricultural drainage water using algal turf scrubbers and solar power Reprint Icon -
Kangas, P., Mulbry III, W.W. 2013. Nutrient removal of agricultural drainage water using algal turf scrubbers and solar power. Bioresource Technology. 152:484-489.
Autonomous benthic algal cultivator under feedback control of ecosystem metabolism Reprint Icon -
Blersch, D., Kangas, P., Mulbry III, W.W. 2013. Autonomous benthic algal cultivator under feedback control of ecosystem metabolism. Environmental Engineering Science. 60:53-60.
Economic analysis of small-scale agricultural digesters in the United States Reprint Icon -
Klavon, K., Lansing, S., Moss, A., Mulbry III, W.W., Felton, G. 2013. Economic analysis of small-scale agricultural digesters in the United States. Biomass and Bioenergy. 54:36-45.
Turbulence and nutrient interactions that control benthic algal production in an engineered cultivation raceway Reprint Icon -
Blersch, D., Kangas, P., Mulbry III, W.W. 2013. Turbulence and nutrient interactions that control benthic algal production in an engineered cultivation raceway. Algal Research. 2:107-112.
Use of an algal hydrolysate to improve enzymatic hydrolysis of anaerobically digested fiber Reprint Icon -
Chen, R., Yuea, Z., Deitza, L., Liu, Y., Mulbry III, W.W., Liao, W. 2012. Use of an algal hydrolysate to improve enzymatic hydrolysis of anaerobically digested fiber. Bioresource Technology. 108:149-154.
A pH-based method for measuring gaseous ammonia Reprint Icon -
Hafner, S.D., Meisinger, J.J., Mulbry III, W.W., Ingram, S.K. 2012. A pH-based method for measuring gaseous ammonia. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 92(2):195-205.
Use of Mid- and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Track Degradation of Polyactide Eating Utensils and Containers During Composting Reprint Icon -
Mulbry III, W.W., Reeves III, J.B., Millner, P.D. 2012. Use of Mid- and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Track Degradation of Polyactide Eating Utensils and Containers During Composting. Internet Journal of Vibrational Spectroscopy. 109:93-97.
Near- and mid-infrared spectroscopic determination of algal composition Reprint Icon -
Mulbry, III, W.W., Reeves, III, J.B., Liu, Y., Zhen, R., Liao, W. 2012. Near- and mid-infrared spectroscopic determination of algal composition. Journal of Applied Phycology. 24:1261-1267.
Pathogen reduction in minimally managed composting of bovine manure Reprint Icon -
Millner, P.D., Ingram, D.T., Mulbry III, W.W., Arikan, O. 2014. Pathogen reduction in minimally managed composting of bovine manure. Waste Management. 14:1992-1999.
Algal turf scrubbing: cleaning surface waters with solar energy while producing a biofuel Reprint Icon -
Adey, W., Kangas, P., Mulbry Iii, W.W. 2011. Algal turf scrubbing: cleaning surface waters with solar energy while producing a biofuel. Bioscience. 61:434-441.
Biodegradability of injection molded bioplastics containing polylactic acid and poultry feather fiber Reprint Icon -
Ahn, H., Smith, M.C., Schmidt, W.F., Huda, M.S., Reeves III, J.B., Mulbry III, W.W. 2011. Biodegradability of injection molded bioplastics containing polylactic acid and poultry feather fiber. Bioresource Technology. 102:4930-4933.
Pile mixing increases greenhouse gas emissions during composting of dairy manure Reprint Icon -
Ahn, H., Mulbry III, W.W., White, J.W., Ingram, S.K. 2010. Pile mixing increases greenhouse gas emissions during composting of dairy manure. Bioresource Technology. 102:2904-2909.
Scrubbing the Bay: Nutrient Removal Using Small Algal Turf Scrubbers on Chesapeake Bay Tributaries Reprint Icon -
Mulbry III, W.W., Kangas, P., Ingram, S.K. 2010. Scrubbing the Bay: Nutrient Removal Using Small Algal Turf Scrubbers on Chesapeake Bay Tributaries. Ecological Engineering. 36:536-541.
Extraction of fatty acids from dried freshwater algae using accelerated solvent extraction Reprint Icon -
Mulbry III, W.W., Ingram, S.K., Buyer, J.S., Luthria, D.L. 2009. Extraction of fatty acids from dried freshwater algae using accelerated solvent extraction. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 86:909-915.
Reduction of Chlortetracycline Residues in Manure from Therapeutically-Treated Beef Calves -
Arikan, O., Mulbry III, W.W., Rice, C. 2008. Reduction of Chlortetracycline Residues in Manure from Therapeutically-Treated Beef Calves. Meeting Abstract.
Management of Antibiotic Residues from Agricultural Sources: Use of Composting to Reduce Chlortetracycline Residues in Beef Manure from Treated Animals Reprint Icon -
Arikan, O., Mulbry III, W.W., Rice, C. 2008. Management of Antibiotic Residues from Agricultural Sources: Use of Composting to Reduce Chlortetracycline Residues in Beef Manure from Treated Animals. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 164:483-489.
Treatment of Dairy Manure Effluent Using Freshwater Algae in Outdoor Pilot-Scale Raceways: Algal Production and Nutrient Recovery -
Mulbry III, W.W., Kondrad, S.L., Pizarro, C., Westhead, E.K. 2008. Treatment of Dairy Manure Effluent Using Freshwater Algae in Outdoor Pilot-Scale Raceways: Algal Production and Nutrient Recovery. Bioresource Technology. 99:8137-8142.
Minimally Managed Composting of Beef Manure at the Pilot Scale: Effects of Manure Pile Construction on Pile Temperature Profiles and the Fate of Oxytetracycline and Chlorotetracycline Reprint Icon -
Arikan, O., Mulbry III, W.W., Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D. 2009. Minimally Managed Composting of Beef Manure at the Pilot Scale: Effect of Manure Pile Construction on Pile Temperature Profiles and the Fate of Oxytetracycline and Chlorotetracycline. Bioresource Technology. 100:4447-4453.
Treatment of Dairy and Swine Manure Effluents Using Freshwater Algae: Fatty Acid Content and Composition of Algal Biomass at Different Manure Loading Rates Reprint Icon -
Mulbry III, W.W., Ingram, S.K., Buyer, J.S. 2008. Treatment of Dairy and Swine Manure Effluents Using Freshwater Algae: Fatty Acid Content and Composition of Algal Biomass at Different Manure Loading Rates. Journal of Applied Phycology. 20:1079-1085.
Biofertilizers from Algal Treatment of Dairy and Swine Manure Effluents: Characterization of Algal Biomass as a Slow Release Fertilizer -
Mulbry III, W.W., Kondrad, S.L., Pizarro, C. 2007. Biofertilizers from Algal Treatment of Dairy and Swine Manure Effluents: Characterization of Algal Biomass as a Slow Release Fertilizer. Journal of Vegetable Science. 12(4):107-125.
THE FATE AND EFFECT OF OXYTETRACYCLINE DURING THE ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OF MANURE FROM THERAPEUTICALLY TREATED CALVES -
Arikan, O.A., Sikora, L.J., Mulbry III, W.W., Khan, S.U., Rice, C. 2006. The fate and effect of oxytetracycline during the anaerobic digestion of manure from therapeutically treated calves. Process Biochemistry. 41:1637-1643.
EFFECT OF LOADING RATE ON LIPID PRODUCTION FROM MICROALGAE GROWN ON DAIRY MANURE EFFLUENT -
Mulbry Iii, W.W., Wen, Z. 2006. Effect of loading rate on lipid production from microalgae grown on dairy manure effluent. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings.
AN ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT OF ALGAL TURF SCRUBBER TECHNOLOGY FOR TREATMENT OF DAIRY MANURE EFFLUENT -
Pizarro, C.X., Mulbry III, W.W., Blersch, D., Kangas, P. 2006. An economic assessment of algal turf scrubber technology for treatment of dairy wastewater. Ecological Engineering. 26:321-327.
COMPOSTING RAPIDLY REDUCES LEVELS OF EXTRACTABLE OXYTETRACYCLINE IN MANURE FROM THERAPEUTICALLY TREATED BEEF CALVES -
Arikan, O.A., Sikora, L.J., Mulbry III, W.W., Khan, S.U., Foster, G.D. 2005. Composting rapidly reduces levels of extractable oxytetracycline in manure from therapeutically treated beef calves. Bioresource Technology. 98:169-175.
TREATMENT OF SWINE MANURE EFFLUENT USING FRESHWATER ALGAE: PRODUCTION, NUTRIENT RECOVERY, AND ELEMENTAL COMPOSITION OF ALGAL BIOMASS AT FOUR MANURE LOADING RATES -
Westhead, E., Pizarro, C.X., Mulbry III, W.W. 2006. Treatment of swine manure effluent using freshwater algae: production, nutrient recovery, and elemental composition of algal biomass at four effluent loading rates. Journal of Applied Phycology. 18:41-46.
TREATMENT OF DAIRY MANURE EFFLUENT USING FRESHWATER ALGAE: ELEMENTAL COMPOSITION OF ALGAL BIOMASS AT DIFFERENT MANURE LOADING RATES -
Mulbry, W.W., Westhead, E.K., Pizarro, C.X., Wilkie, A. 2004. Treatment of dairy manure effluent using freshwater algae: elemental composition of algal biomass at different manure loading rates. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 52:7293-7296.
EMERGY OF ALGAE REVISITED: COMPARISONS OF ALGAL-BASED WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS -
Blersch, D., Mulbry III, W.W., Kangas, P. 2005. Emergy of algae revisited: comparisons of algal-based wastewater treatment systems. Meeting Abstract. pp 435-444.
RECYCLING OF MANURE NUTRIENTS: USE OF ALGAL BIOMASS FROM DAIRY MANURE TREATMENT AS A SLOW RELEASE FERTILIZER -
Mulbry, W.W., Westhead, E.K., Pizarro, C.X., Sikora, L.J. 2005. Recycling of manure nutrients: use of algal biomass from dairy manure treatment as a slow release fertilizer. Bioresource Technology. 96:451-458.
PRODUCTION AND NUTRIENT REMOVAL BY PERIPHYTON GROWN IN DAIRY MANURE -
Westhead, E.K., Pizarro, C.X., Mulbry Iii, W.W., Wilkie, A. 2003. Production and nutrient removal by periphyton grown in dairy manure [abstract]. Journal of Phycology. 39:1275-1282.
PRODUCTION AND NUTRIENT REMOVAL BY PERIPHYTON GROWN UNDER DIFFERENT LOADING RATES OF ANAEROBICALLY DIGESTED DAIRY MANURE. -
WESTHEAD, E.K., PIZARRO, C.X., MULBRY III, W.W., WILKIE, A.C. PRODUCTION AND NUTRIENT REMOVAL BY PERIPHYTON GROWN UNDER DIFFERENT LOADING RATES OF ANAEROBICALLY DIGESTED DAIRY MANURE.. JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY. 2003.
RECYCLING OF MANURE NUTRIENTS: USE OF DRIED ALGAE AS AN ORGANIC FERTILIZER -
WESTHEAD, E.K., PIZARRO, C.X., MULBRY III, W.W., SIKORA, L.J. RECYCLING OF MANURE NUTRIENTS: USE OF DRIED ALGAE AS AN ORGANIC FERTILIZER. American Ecological Engineering Society Conference. 2003.
NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL RATES OF SMALL ALGAL TURFS GROWN ON DAIRY MANURE -
PIZARRO, C.X., WESTHEAD, E.K., MULBRY III, W.W. NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL RATES OF SMALL ALGAL TURFS GROWN ON DAIRY MANURE. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYCOLOGY. 2002.
NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL RATES, AND NITRIFICATION WITHIN ALGAL TURF SCRUBBERS GROWN ON DAIRY MANURE -
Westhead, E.K., Pizarro, C.X., Mulbry Iii, W.W., Wilkie, A. 2002. Nitrogen and phosphorus removal rates, and nitrification within algal turf scrubbers grown on dairy manure. Journal of Applied Phycology.
ENHANCED-RATE BIODEGRADATION OF ORGANOPHOSPHATE NEUROTOXINS BY IMMOBILIZED NON-GROWING BACTERIA -
KIM, J., RAININA, E.I., MULBRY III, W.W., ENGLER, C.R., WILD, J.R. ENHANCED-RATE BIODEGRADATION OF ORGANOPHOSPHATE NEUROTOXINS BY IMMOBILIZED NON-GROWING BACTERIA. BIOTECHNOLOGY PROGRESS. 2002.
TREATMENT OF DAIRY MANURE USING BENTHIC ALGAE -
RECOVERY OF DAIRY MANURE NUTRIENTS BY BENTHIC FRESHWATER ALGAE -
WILKIE, A., MULBRY III, W.W. RECOVERY OF DAIRY MANURE NUTRIENTS BY BENTHIC FRESHWATER ALGAE. BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY. 2002.
THE ATRAZINE HYDROLASE GENE TRZN FROM NOCARDIODES SP. C190: CLONING AND CONSTRUCTION OF GENE-SPECIFIC PRIMERS -
MULBRY III, W.W., ZHUG, H., NOUR, S.M., TOPP, E. THE ATRAZINE HYDROLASE GENE TRZN FROM NOCARDIODES SP. C190: CLONING AND CONSTRUCTION OF GENE-SPECIFIC PRIMERS. FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN MICROBIOLOGICAL SOCIETIES MICROBIOL LETTERS. 2002.
EFFECT OF LOADING RATES ON NITROGEN REMOVAL EFFICIENCY AND NITRIFICATION WITHIN ALGAL TURF SCRUBBERS -
NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL RATES WITHIN SUBUNITS OF ALGAL TURF SCRUBBERS GROWN ON DAIRY MANURE -
DEVELOPMENT OF ALGAL TURF SCRUBBERS TO TREAT DAIRY MANURE -
USE OF ALGAL TURF SCRUBBERS TO TREAT DAIRY MANURE -
TAXON SPECIFIC OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PRIMERS FOR DETECTION OF TWO ANCIENT ENDOMYCORRHIZAL FUNGI, GLOMUS OCCULTUM AND GLOMUS BRASILIANUM -
MUTAGENESIS OF ORGANOPHOSPHORUS HYDROLASE TO ENHANCE HYDROLYSIS OF THE NERVE AGENT VX -
CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL ORGANOPHOSPHORUS HYDROLASE FROM NOCARDIODES SIMPLEX NRRL B-24074 -
A TAXON SPECIFIC OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBE FOR GLOMUS ETUNICATUM -
BIODEGRADATION OF CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS -
INDOLE-3-ACETYL-L-ASPARTIC ACID HYDROLASE GENE FROM ENTEROBACTER AGGLOMERANS: MOLECULAR CLONING, NUCLEOTIDE ANALYSIS, AND GENE EXPRESSION INESCHERICHIA COLI -
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