Skip to main content
ARS Home » Southeast Area » New Orleans, Louisiana » Southern Regional Research Center » Commodity Utilization Research » People & Locations » Sophie Uchimiya

Sophie M Uchimiya
Commodity Utilization Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (504) 286-4356
Fax:
Room 316

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
NEW ORLEANS, MS 70124
Projects
Developing Technologies that Enable Growth and Profitability in the Commercial Conversion of Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, and Energy Beets into Sugar, Advanced Biofuels, and bioproducts-Bridging Project
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 436409
Sugarcane Processing Waste (Mill Mud) Bioinformatics for Bio-fertilizer Development
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437275

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Influence of summer fallow on aromatic secondary products in sugarcane (Saccharum spp. hybrids) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Spaunhorst, D.J. 2020. Influence of summer fallow on aromatic secondary products in sugarcane (Saccharum spp. hybrids). Journal of Agriculture and Food Research. 2:100064. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jafr.2020.100064.
Electroactivity of polyphenols in sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) cultivars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Knoll, J.E. 2020. Electroactivity of polyphenols in sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) cultivars. PLoS One. 15(7):e0234509. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0234509.
Evaluation of Chitosan Coated Granular Activated Carbon for Treatment of Perchlorate-Contaminated Munitions Wastewater - (Abstract Only)
Soil microbiome-induced changes in the priming effects of 13C-labelled substrates from rice residues Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Li, M., Jiang, C., Liu, M., Wu, M., Liu, P., Li, Z., Uchimiya, M., Yuan, X. 2020. Soil microbiome-induced changes in the priming effects of 13C-labelled substrates from rice residues. Science of the Total Environment. 726:138562. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138562.
Spatial distribution, source analysis, and ecological risk assessment of PBDEs in river sediment around Taihu Lake, China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yuan, X., Wang, Y., Tang, L., Zhou, H., Han, N., Zhu, H., Uchimiya, M. 2020. Spatial distribution, source analysis, and ecological risk assessment of PBDEs in river sediment around Taihu Lake, China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 192:309. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-020-08286-2.
Simultaneous immobilization of soil Cd(II) and As(V) by Fe-modified biochar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Wang, S., Wang, C., Zhang, Z., Zhang, J., Meng, M., Li, M., Uchimiya, M., Yuan, X. 2020. Simultaneous immobilization of soil Cd(II) and As(V) by Fe-modified biochar. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(3):827. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17030827.
Detection of biochar carbon by fluorescence and near-infrared-based chemometrics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Franzluebbers, A.J., Liu, Z., Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B. 2019. Detection of biochar carbon by fluorescence and near-infrared-based chemometrics. Aquatic Geochemistry Journal. 24:345-361. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10498-018-9347-9.
Effect of amendments on soil Cd sorption and trophic transfer of Cd and mineral nutrition along the food chain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Tang, D., Yuan, X., Uchimiya, M., Li, J., Li, Z., Luo, Z., Xu, Z., Sun, S. 2020. Effect of amendments on soil Cd sorption and trophic transfer of Cd and mineral nutrition along the food chain. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 189:110045. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2019.110045.
Accumulation of carboxylate and aromatic fluorophores by a pest-resistant sweet sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench] genotype Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Knoll, J.E. 2019. Accumulation of carboxylate and aromatic fluorophores by a pest-resistant sweet sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench] genotype. ACS Omega. 4:20519-20529. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.9b02267.
Selective oxidation of color-inducing constituents in raw sugar cane juice with potassium permanganate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fang, Y., Ellis, A., Uchimiya, M., Strathmann, T.J. 2019. Selective oxidation of color-inducing constituents in raw sugar cane juice with potassium permanganate. Food Chemistry. 298:125036. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.125036.
Particle size- and crystallinity-controlled phosphorus release from biochars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jian, X., Uchimiya, M., Orlov, A. 2019. Particle size- and crystallinity-controlled phosphorus release from biochars. Energy and Fuels. 33:5343-5351. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.9b00680.
Three-year field observation of biochar-mediated changes in soil organic carbon and microbial activity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ming, L., Wang,, Y., Liu, M., Liu, Q., Xie, Z., Li, Z., Uchimiya, M., Chen, Y. 2019. Three-year field observation of biochar-mediated changes in soil organic carbon and microbial activity. Journal of Environmental Quality. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.10.0354.
Rapid data analytics to relate sugarcane aphid [(Melanaphis sacchari (Zehntner)] population and damage on sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Knoll, J.E. 2019. Rapid data analytics to relate sugarcane aphid [(Melanaphis sacchari (Zehntner)] population and damage on sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench). Scientific Reports. 9:370. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-36815-0.
Effects of soil amendments on cadmium transfer along the lettuce-snail food chain: Influence of chemical speciation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Tang, D., Zhang, X., Uchimiya, S.M., Yuan, X., Li, M., Chen, Y. 2018. Effects of soil amendments on cadmium transfer along the lettuce-snail food chain: Influence of chemical speciation. Science of the Total Environment. 649:801-807.
Leaf aging effects on copper and cadmium transfer along the lettuce-snail food chain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y.-M., Zhang, H., Xiong, Y.-T., Zhu, Q., Ding, Y.-C., Zhao, S., Zhang, X.-H., Uchimiya, M., Yuan, X.-Y. Leaf aging effects on copper and cadmium transfer along the lettuce-snail food chain. Chemosphere. 211:81-88.
In situ and ex situ 2D infrared/fluorescence correlation monitoring of surface functionality and electron density of biochars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya,M., Noda, I., Orlov, A., Ramakrishnan, G. 2018. In situ and ex situ 2D infrared/fluorescence correlation monitoring of surface functionality and electron density of biochars. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 6:8055-8062.
Prediction of carboxylic and polyphenolic chemical feedstock quantities in sweet sorghum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Knoll, J.E. 2018. Prediction of carboxylic and polyphenolic chemical feedstock quantities in sweet sorghum. Energy and Fuels. 32:5252-5263.
Bioaccumulation of CeO2 nanoparticles by earthworms in biochar-amended soil:a synchrotron microspectroscopy study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Servin, A.D., Castillo, H., Hernandez-Viezcas, J.A., De Nolf, W., De La Torre-Roche, R., Pagano, L., Pignatello, J., Uchimiya, M., Jorge, G.T., White, J. 2018. Bioaccumulation of CeO2 nanoparticles by earthworms in biochar-amended soil:a synchrotron microspectroscopy study. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 66:6609-6618.
Chemical analysis of fermentable sugars and secondary products in 23 sweet sorghum cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Knoll, J.E., Anderson, W.F., Harris-Shultz, K.R. 2017. Chemical analysis of fermentable sugars and secondary products in 23 sweet sorghum cultivars. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 65:7629-7637.
Electrochemical evaluation of sweet sorghum fermentable sugar bioenergy feedstock - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, S., Knoll, J.E., Harris-Shultz, K.R. 2017. Electrochemical evaluation of sweet sorghum fermentable sugar bioenergy feedstock. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. (5):7352-7364.
Surface interactions between gold nanoparticles and biochar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Pignatello, J.J., White, J.C., Hu, S-L., Ferreira, P.J. 2017. Surface interactions between gold nanoparticles and biochar. Scientific Reports. 7:5027.
Toward a better understanding of the impact of mass transit air pollutants on human health ()
Kim, K., Kumar, P., Szulejko, J.E., Adelodun, A.A., Junaid, M.F., Uchimiya, M.M., Chambers, S. 2017. Toward a better understanding of the impact of mass transit air pollutants on human health. Chemosphere. 174:268-279.
Cultivar and maturity effects on the quality attributes and ethanol potential of sweet sorghum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, M.R., Eggleston, G., Petrie, E., Uchimiya, S.M., Dalley, C. 2016. Cultivar and maturity effects on the quality attributes and ethanol potential of sweet sorghum. Biomass and Bioenergy. 96:183-192.
Polyphenolic reductants in cane sugar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Hiradate, S., Chou, C.C. 2016. Polyphenolic reductants in cane sugar. Austin Food Sciences. 1(5):1022.
Structural transformation of biochar black carbon by C60 superstructure: Environmental implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Pignatello, J.J., White, J.C., Hu, S-T., Ferreira, P.J. 2017. Structural transformation of biochar black carbon by C60 superstructure: Environmental implications. Scientific Reports. (7):11787 (11 pages).
The micro-environmental impact of volatile organic compound emissions from large-scale assemblies of people in a confined space - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dutta, T., Kim, K., Uchimiya, M., Kumar, P., Das, S., Bhattacharya, S.S., Szulejko, J. 2016. The micro-environmental impact of volatile organic compound emissions from large-scale assemblies of people in a confined space. Environmental Research. 151:304-312.
Across-phase biomass pyrolysis stoichiometry, energy balance, and product formation kinetics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LeBlanc, J., Uchimiya, M., Ramakrishnan, G., Castaldi, M.J., Orlov, A. 2016. Across-phase biomass pyrolysis stoichiometry, energy balance, and product formation kinetics. Energy and Fuels. 30:6537-6546.
Exposure of agricultural crops to nanoparticle CeO2 in biochar-amended soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Servin, A.D., De La Torre-Roche, R., Castillo-Michel, H., Pagano, L., Hawthorne, J., Musante, C., Pignatello, J., Uchimiya, M., White, J.C. 2017. Exposure of agricultural crops to nanoparticle CeO2 in biochar-amended soil. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 110:147-157.
Global demand for rare earth resources and strategies for green mining ()
Dutta, T., Kim, K.H., Uchimiya, M., Kwon, E.E., Jeon, B.H., Deep, A., Yun, S.T. 2016. Global demand for rare earth resources and strategies for green mining. Environmental Research. 150:182-190.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and volatile organic compounds in biochar and biochar-amended soil: A review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dutta, T., Kwon, E., Bhattacharya, S.S., Jeon, B.H., Deep, A., Uchimiya, M., Kim, K.-H. 2017. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and volatile organic compounds in biochar and biochar-amended soil: A review. GCB Bioenergy 9:990-1004.
Preface for "Agricultural and environmental applications of biochar: Advances and barriers" ()
Guo, M., He, Z., Uchimiya, S.M. 2016. Preface for "Agricultural and environmental applications of biochar: Advances and barriers." In: Guo, M., He, H., Uchimiya, S.M., editors. SSSA Special Publication 63. Madison, WI:Soil Science Society of America, Inc. p. v-viii.
Introduction to biochar as an agricultural and environmental amendment ()
Guo, M., He, Z., Uchimiya, S.M. 2016. Introduction to biochar as an agricultural and environmental amendment. In: Guo, M., He, Z., Uchimiya, S.M., editors. Agricultural and Environmental Applications of Biochar: Advances and Barriers. SSSA Special Publication 63. Madison, WI:Soil Science Society of America, Inc. p. 1-14.
Roles of conjugated double bonds in electron-donating capacity of sorghum grains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Wang, M.L. 2016. Roles of conjugated double bonds in electron-donating capacity of sorghum grains. African Journal of Agricultural Research. 11(24):2146-2156.
Structure-reactivity relationships between fluorescent chromophores and antioxidant activity of grain and sweet sorghum seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Ni, X., Wang, M.L. 2016. Structure-reactivity relationships between fluorescent chromophores and antioxidant activity of grain and sweet sorghum seeds. Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 4(6)811-817.
Field-scale fluorescence fingerprinting of biochar-borne dissolved organic carbon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Liu, Z., Sistani, K. 2016. Field-scale fluorescence fingerprinting of biochar-borne dissolved organic carbon. Journal of Environmental Management. 169:184-190.
Fate of higher-mass elements and surface functional groups during the pyrolysis of waste pecan shell - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, K., Ramakrishnan, G., Uchimiya, M., Orlov, A., Castaldi, M.J., Leblanc, J., Hiradate, S. 2015. Fate of higher-mass elements and surface functional groups during the pyrolysis of waste pecan shell. Energy and Fuels. 29:8095-8101.
Agricultural and environmental applications of biochar: Advances and barriers ()
Guo, M., Uchimiya, S.M., He, Z. 2016. Agricultural and environmental applications of biochar: Advances and barriers. In: Guo, M., Uchimiya, S.M., He, Z., editors. Agricultural and Environmental Applications of Biochar: Advances and Barriers. SSSA Special Publication 63. Madison, WI:Soil Science Society of America, Inc. p. 495-504.
Heteroaggregation of cerium oxide nanoparticles and nanoparticles of pyrolyzed biomass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, P., Pignatello, J.J., Uchimiya, M., White, J.C. 2015. Heteroaggregation of cerium oxide nanoparticles and nanoparticles of pyrolyzed biomass. Environmental Science and Technology. 49:13294-13303.
A review on the role of organic inputs in maintaining soil carbon pool of the terrestrial ecosystem ()
Bhattacharya, S.S., Kim, K.H., Das, S., Uchimiya, M., Jeon, B.H., Kwon, E., Szulejko, J.E. 2016. A review on the role of organic inputs in maintaining the soil carbon pool of the terrestrial ecosystem. Journal of Environmental Management. 167:214-227.
Selective release of inorganic constituents in broiler manure biochars under different post-activation treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I., Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M. 2016. Selective release of inorganic constituents in broiler manure biochars under different post-activation treatments. Journal of Residuals Science & Technology. 13(1):37-48.
Production and characterization of biochar from agricultural by-products: Overview and use of cotton biomass residues ()
He, Z., Uchimiya, S.M., Guo, M. 2016. Production and characterization of biochar from agricultural by-products: Overview and use of cotton biomass residues. In: Guo, M., He, Z., Uchimiya, S.M., editors. Agricultural and Environmental Applications of Biochar: Advances and Barriers. SSSA Special Publication 63. Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America, Inc. p. 63-86.
Biochars multifunctional role as a novel technology in the agricultural, environmental, and industrial sectors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Novak, J.M., Ro, K.S., Ok, Y.S., Sigua, G.C., Spokas, K.A., Uchimiya, S.M., Bolan, N. 2016. Biochars multifunctional role as a novel technology in the agricultural, environmental, and industrial sectors. Chemosphere. 142:1-3.
Dissolved phosphorus speciation of flash carbonization, slow pyrolysis, and fast pyrolysis biochars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Hiradate, S., Antal, Jr., M.J. 2015. Dissolved phosphorus speciation of flash carbonization, slow pyrolysis, and fast pyrolysis biochars. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 3:1642-1649.
Influence of carbonization methods on the aromaticity of pyrogenic dissolved organic carbon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Hiradate, S., Antal, Jr., M.J. 2015. Influence of carbonization methods on the aromaticity of pyrogenic dissolved organic carbon. Energy and Fuels. 29:2503-2513.
Biochar production technology: An overview ()
Uchimiya, M. (2015) Biochar production technology: An overview. In: Ok, Y. S., Uchimiya, M., Chang, S., and Bolan, N., editors. BIOCHAR: Production, Characterization and Applications. London:Taylor & Frances. p. 45-66.
New applications of x-ray tomography in pyrolysis of biomass: biochar imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, K., Ramakrishnan, G., Uchimiya, M., Orlov, A. 2015. New applications of x-ray tomography in pyrolysis of biomass: biochar imaging. Energy and Fuels. 29(3):1628-1634.
Characterization of narrow micropores in almond shell biochars by nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen adsorption Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M. 2015. Characterization of narrow micropores in almond shell biochars by nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen adsorption. Industrial Crops and Products. 67:33-40.
Comparison of biochar formation from various agricultural by-products using FTIR spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., He, Z., Uchimiya, M. 2015. Comparison of biochar formation from various agricultural by-products using FTIR spectroscopy. Modern Applied Science. 9(4):246-253.
Mechanisms of antimony adsorption onto soybean stover-derived biochar in aqueous solutions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vithanage, M., Rajapaksha, A.U., Ahmad, M., Uchimiya, M., Dou, X., Alessi, D.S., Ok, Y.S. 2014. Mechanisms of antimony adsorption onto soybean stover-derived biochar in aqueous solutions. Journal of Environmental Management. 151:443-449.
Roles of Reversible and Irreversible Aggregation in Sugar Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, S. 2017. Roles of reversible and irreversible aggregation in sugar processing. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 57(6):1206-1214.
Influence of pH, ionic strength, and multidentate ligand on the interaction of CdII with biochars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M. 2014. Influence of pH, ionic strength, and multidentate ligand on the interaction of CdII with biochars. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. (2):2019-2027.
Intrinsic fluorescence excitation-emission matrix spectral features of cottonseed protein fractions and the effects of denaturants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, Z., Uchimiya, M., Cao, H. 2014. Intrinsic fluorescence excitation-emission matrix spectral features of cottonseed protein fractions and the effects of denaturants. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91:1489–1497.
Uncovering surface area and micropores in almond shell biochars by rainwater wash - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M. 2014. Uncovering surface area and micropores in almond shell biochars by rainwater wash. Chemosphere. 111:129-134.
Evolution of black carbon properties in soil ()
Pignatello, J. J.; Uchimiya, M.; Abiven, S.; Schmidt, M. W. I. Evolution of black carbon properties in soil. In: Lehmann, J. and Joseph, S., editors. Biochar for Environmental Management: Science, Technology, and Implementation. 2nd Edition. London:Taylor & Frances. pp. 195-234.
Pyrolysis temperature-dependent changes in dissolved phosphorus speciation of plant and manure biochars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Hiradate, S. 2014. Pyrolysis temperature-dependent changes in dissolved phosphorus speciation of plant and manure biochars. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:1802-1809.
Influence of biochar pyrolysis temperature and post-treatment on the uptake of mercury from flue gas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Boihem, Jr., L.L., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M. 2014. Influence of biochar pyrolysis temperature and post-treatment on the uptake of mercury from flue gas. Fuel Processing Technology. 123:27-33.
Nanoscale Interactions between Engineered Nanomaterials and Black Carbon (Biochar) in Soil - (Abstract Only)
Pyrolysis temperature-dependent release of dissolved organic carbon from plant, manure, and biorefinery wastes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Ohno, T., He, Z. 2013. Pyrolysis temperature-dependent release of dissolved organic carbon from plant, manure, and biorefinery wastes. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 104:84-94.
Influence of post-treatment strategies on the properties of activated chars from broiler manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Boykin, D.L., Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M. 2014. Influence of post-treatment strategies on the properties of activated chars from broiler manure. Chemosphere. 95:96-104.
Changes in nutrient content and availability during the slow pyrolysis of animal wastes ()
Uchimiya, M. 2014. Changes in nutrient content and availability during the slow pyrolysis of animal wastes. In He, Z. and Zhang, H., editors. Applied Manure and Nutrient Chemistry for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment. Berlin: Springer. p. 53-68.
Solubility of lead and copper in biochar-amended small arms range soils: influence of soil organic carbon and pH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Bannon, D.I. 2013. Solubility of lead and copper in biochar-amended small arms range soils: influence of soil organic carbon and pH. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:7679-7688.
Metabolome analysis of food-chain between plants and insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miyagi, A., Kawai-Yamada, M., Uchimiya, M., Ojima, N., Suzuki, K., Uchimiya, H. 2013. Metabolome analysis of food-chain between plants and insects. Metabolomics. 9:1254-1261.
Fate of heavy metals and agrochemicals in biochar amended soils - (Proceedings)
Uchimiya, S.M. 2013. Fate of heavy metals and agrochemicals in biochar amended soils. In: Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Solid Waste Innovation in Technology and Management, May 5-9, 2013, Hong Kong, China. p. 638-640.
In situ and ex situ spectroscopic monitoring of biochar's surface functional groups - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Orlov, A., Ramakrishnan, G., Sistani, K. 2013. In situ and ex situ spectroscopic monitoring of biochar's surface functional groups. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 102:53-59.
Biochar-attenuated desorption of heavy metals in small arms range soils - (Abstract Only)
Activated biochar removes 100% dibromochloropropane from field well water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Ledbetter, C.A., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M. 2013. Activated biochar removes 100% dibromochloropropane from field well water. Environmental Chemistry Letters. 11(3):271-275.
An antagonist treatment in combination with tracer experiments revealed isocitrate pathway dominant to oxalate biosynthesis in Rumex obtusifolius L - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miyagi, A., Uchimiya, M., Kawai-Yamada, M., Uchimiya, H. 2013. An antagonist treatment in combination with tracer experiments revealed isocitrate pathway dominant to oxalate biosynthesis in Rumex obtusifolius L. Metabolomics. 9(3):590-598.
Mineral composition of cottonseed is affected by fertilization management practices Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, Z., Shankle, M., Zhang, H., Way, T.R., Tewolde, H., Uchimiya, M. 2013. Mineral composition of cottonseed is affected by fertilization management practices. Agronomy Journal. 105(2):341-350.
Use of almond shells to treat water contaminated with almond tree nematicide in an energy efficient way - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Ledbetter, C.A., Lima, I.M., Uchimiya, S.M. 2013. Use of almond shells to treat water contaminated with almond tree nematicide in an energy efficient way [abstract]. The Cornucopia. Spring 2013. American Chemical Society, Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, p. 64.
Removal of dibromochloropropane from drinking water: laboratory and field experiences - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Ledbetter, C.A., Lima, I.M., Uchimiya, S.M. 2012. Removal of dibromochloropropane from drinking water: laboratory and field experiences [abstract]. Proceedings of the 30th International Activated Carbon Conference, October 4-5, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.
Impact of aluminum stress on oxalate and other metabolites in Rumex obtusifolius - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miyagi, A., Uchimiya, M., Kawai-Yamada, M., Uchimiya, H. 2013. Impact of aluminum stress on oxalate and other metabolites in Rumex obtusifolius. Weed Research. 53:(1)30-41.
Using activated biochars to treat well water in agricultural communities - (Abstract Only)
Biochar soil amendment for environmental and agronomic benefits ()
Uchimiya, S.M., Hiradate, S. 2012. Biochar soil amendment for environmental and agronomic benefits. In: Watanabe, A. and Hiradate, S., editors. Contributions of Pyrogenic Materials on the Accumulation of Soil Organic Matter. Tokyo, Japan: Hakuyusya Co. Ltd. p. 133-156.
Super-Absorbent polymer gels for oil and grease removal from metal and non-metal surfaces - (Abstract Only)
Roles of black carbon on the fate of heavy metals and agrochemicals in soil - (Abstract Only)
Sorption of organophosphate and triazine agrochemicals on biochars and soils - (Abstract Only)
Lead retention by broiler litter biochars in small arms range soil: Impact of pyrolysis temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Bannon, D.I., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T. 2012. Lead retention by broiler litter biochars in small arms range soil: Impact of pyrolysis temperature. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:5035-5044.
Sorption of triazine and organophosphorus pesticides on soil and biochar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Wartelle, L.H., Boddu, V.M. 2012. Sorption of triazine and organophosphorus pesticides on soil and biochar. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(12):2989-2997.
Lipophilic super-absorbent swelling gels as cleaners for use on weapons systems and platforms ()
Boddu, V. M., Uchimiya, S. M., Ohta, M., Sada, K., Myers, C., Ziegler, W., and Torres, T. 2012. Lipophilic Super-Absorbent Swelling Gels as Cleaners for Use on Weapons Systems and Platforms. DoD SERDP Weapons Systems and Platforms WP-1761 final report. Champaign, IL: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. 75 p.
Nanoscale interactions between engineered nanomaterials and black carbon (Biochar) in soil - (Abstract Only)
Retention of heavy metals by carboxyl functional groups of biochars in small arms range soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Bannon, D.I., Wartelle, L.H. 2012. Retention of heavy metals by carboxyl functional groups of biochars in small arms range soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(7):1798-1809.
Development of an environmentally friendly halogen-free phosphorous-nitrogen bond flame retardant for cotton fabrics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, T.D., Chang, S., Condon, B.D., Uchimiya, S.M., Fortier, C.A. 2012. Development of an environmentally friendly halogen-free phosphorous-nitrogen bond flame retardant for cotton fabrics. Polymers for Advanced Technologies. 23(12):1555-1563.
Contributions of pyrogenic materials on the accumulation of soil organic matter - (Proceedings)
Watanabe, A., Uchimiya, M., Ikeya, K., Shindo, H., Hiradate, S. 2012. Contributions of pyrogenic materials on the accumulation of soil organic matter. Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 83:222-227.
Impact of pyrolysis temperature and manure source on physicochemical characteristics of biochar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cantrell, K.B., Hunt, P.G., Uchimiya, S.M., Novak, J.M., Ro, K.S. 2012. Impact of pyrolysis temperature and manure source on physicochemical characteristics of biochar. Bioresource Technology. 107:419-428.
Calorific values and combustion chemistry of animal manure ()
Uchimiya, S.M., He, Z. 2012. Calorific values and combustion chemistry of animal manure. In: He, Z., editor. Applied Research of Animal Manure: Challenges and Opportunities beyond the Adverse Environmental Concerns. New York, NY:Nova Science. p. 45-62.
Lipophilic super-absorbent polymer gels as surface cleaners for oil and grease - (Abstract Only)
Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) for degrdation of nerve agent simulant parathion - (Abstract Only)
Lipophilic super-absorbent polymer gels as surface cleaners for oil and grease from metal and non-metal surfaces - (Abstract Only)
Retention of heavy metals in a Typic Kandiudult amended different manure-based biochars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Cantrell, K.B., Hunt, P.G., Novak, J.M., Chang, S. 2012. Retention of heavy metals in a Typic Kandiudult amended with different manure-based biochars. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41:1138-1149.
Qualitative analysis of volatile organic compounds on biochar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spokas, K.A., Novak, J.M., Stewart, C.E., Cantrell, K.B., Uchimiya, S.M., Dusaire, M.G., Ro, K.S. 2011. Qualitative analysis of volatile organic compounds on biochar. Chemosphere. 85(5):869-882.
Stabilization of lead and copper by biochar amendments in arms range soils: Influence of biochar characteristics, soil property, and equilibrium conditions - (Abstract Only)
Reversible and irreversible sorption of agrochemicals in biochar amended soils: synergistic effects of heavy metals - (Abstract Only)
Feasibility of removing furfurals from sugar solutions using activated biochars made from agricultural residues Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M., Boihem, Jr., L.L. 2011. Feasibility of removing furfurals from sugar solutions using activated biochars made from agricultural residues. BioResources. 6(3):3242-3251.
Thermal response and recyclability of poly(stearylacrylate-co-ethylene glycol dimethacrylate) gel as a VOCs absorbent Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ohta, M., Boddu, V.M., Uchimiya, M., Sada, K. 2011. Thermal response and recyclability of poly(stearylacrylate-co-ethylene glycol dimethacrylate) gel as a VOCs absorbent. Polymer Bulletin. 67:915-926.
Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) for degradation of nerve agent simulant parathion - (Proceedings)
Halder, R., Boddu, V., Uchimiya, M.S., Kapila, S., Bednar, A.J., Paikoff, S.J. 2011. Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) for degradation of nerve agent simulant parathion. In: Proceedings of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) meeting, October 16-21, 2011, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pp. 1-4.
Lipophilic super-absorbent polymer gels as surface cleaners for oil and grease - (Proceedings)
Myers, C., Boddu, V.M., Uchimiya, M. 2011. Lipophilic super-absorbent polymer gels as surface cleaners for oil and grease. In: Proceedings of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) meeting, October 16-21, 2011, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pp. 1-7.
Synthesis and characterization of a novel phosphorus-nitrogen containing flame retardant and its application for textile - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, T.D., Chang, S., Condon, B.D., Uchimiya, S.M., Graves, E.E., Smith, J.N., Easson, M.W., Wakelyn, P. 2011. Synthesis and characterization of a novel phosphorus-nitrogen containing flame retardant and its application for textile. Polymers for Advanced Technologies. 23(7):1036-1044.
Screening biochars for heavy metal retention in soil: role of oxygen functional groups - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Chang, S., Klasson, K.T. 2011. Screening biochars for heavy metal retention in soil: role of oxygen functional groups. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 190:432-441.
Influence of pyrolysis temperature on biochar property and function as heavy metal sorbent in soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Wartelle, L.H., Klasson, K.T., Fortier, C.A., Lima, I.M. 2011. Influence of pyrolysis temperature on biochar property and function as heavy metal sorbent in soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:2501-2510.
Flame retardant properties of triazine phosphonates derivative with cotton fabric - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, S., Condon, B.D., Graves, E.E., Uchimiya, S.M., Fortier, C.A., Easson, M.W., Wakelyn, P. 2011. Flame retardant properties of triazine phosphonates derivative with cotton fabric. Fibers and Polymers. 12(3):334-339.
Influence of soil properties on heavy metal sequestration by biochar amendment: 2. copper desorption isotherms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M. 2011. Influence of soil properties on heavy metal sequestration by biochar amendment: 2. copper desorption isotherms. Chemosphere. 82(10):1438-1447.
Influence of soil properties on heavy metal sequestration by biochar amendment: 1. copper sorption isotherms and the release of cations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M. 2011. Influence of soil properties on heavy metal sequestration by biochar amendment: 1. copper sorption isotherms and the release of cations. Chemosphere. 82(10):1431-1437.
Sorption of deisopropylatrazine on broiler litter biochars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T. 2010. Sorption of deisopropylatrazine on broiler litter biochars. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(23):12350-12356.
One-electron standard reduction potentials of nitroaromatic and cyclic nitramine explosives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya,M., Gorb, L., Isayev, O., Qasim, M.M., Leszczynski, J. 2010. One-electron standard reduction potentials of nitroaromatic and cyclic nitramine explosives. Environmental Pollution. 158(10):3048-3053.
Contaminant Immobilization and Nutrient Release by Biochar Soil Amendment: Roles of Natural Organic Matter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H. 2010. Contaminant Immobilization and Nutrient Release by Biochar Soil Amendment: Roles of Natural Organic Matter. Chemosphere. 80 (8):935-940.
Biochar soil amendment: Impact of soil types on heavy metal sorption-desorption behaviors and repeated nutrient leaching - (Abstract Only)
Immobilization of heavy metal ions (CuII, CdII, NiII, and PbII) by broiler litter-derived biochars in water and soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T., Chang, S., Wartelle, L.H., Rodgers, J.E. 2010. Immobilization of heavy metal ions (CuII, CdII, NiII, and PbII) by broiler litter-derived biochars in water and soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(9):5538-5544.
Contaminant immobilization and nutrient release by carbonized biomass in water and soils - (Abstract Only)
Uchimiya, S.M., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H. 2010. Contaminant immobilization and nutrient release by carbonized biomass in water and soils (abstract). 2010 U.S. Biochar Initiative Conference, June 27-30, 2010, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Effect of nitrogen flow rate on the physical, chemical and adsorptive properties of a broiler manure char - (Abstract Only)
Lima, I.M., Coble, C., Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, S.M. 2010. Effect of nitrogen flow rate on the physical, chemical and adsorptive properties of a broiler manure char (abstract). 2010 US Biochar Initiative Conference, Jun 27-30, 2010, Ames, IA.
Reductive transformation of 2,4-dinitrotoluene: roles of iron and natural organic matter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M. 2010. Reductive transformation of 2,4-dinitrotoluene: roles of iron and natural organic matter. Aquatic Geochemistry. 16(4):547-562.
Reduction of substituted p-Benzoquinones by Fe II near neutral pH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Stone, A.T. 2009. Reduction of substituted p-Benzoquinones by Fe II near neutral pH. Aquatic Geochemistry. 16(1):173-188.
ARS News Articles