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Alan D Brashears
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Agricultural Engineer

Phone: (806) 746-5353 ext. 224
Fax: (806) 744-4402

RT 3, BOX 215
LUBBOCK , TX 794019750


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S. 2006. Cotton harvest preparation using thermal energy. LP Gas Global Technology Conference. 19th World LP Gas Forum, October 17-20, 2006, Chicago, IL. 2006 CDROM.
COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D. 2006. Cotton harvest preparation using thermal energy. Transactions of the ASABE. 49(3):617-622.
DISPERSAL OF BOLL WEEVILS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) FROM COTTON MODULES BEFORE GINNING -
Sappington, T.W., Arnold, M.D., Brashears, A.D., Parajulee, M.N., Carroll, S.C., Knutson, A.E., Norman, Jr., J.W. 2006. Dispersal of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from cotton modules before ginning. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:67-75.
COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S. 2006. COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY. Transactions of the ASABE. Vol 49(3): 617-622. (2006).
THERMAL DEFOLIATION IN 2004 -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C., Brashears, A. D., Showler, A.T., Fletcher, R.S., Hutmacher, R.B., Godfrey, L.D., McGuire, M.R., Bancroft, J.S. 2005. Thermal defoliation in 2004. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council, Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 648-656. 2005 CDROM.
POTENTIAL FOR ESCAPE OF LIVE BOLL WEEVILS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) INTO COTTONSEED, MOTES, AND CLEANED LINT AT THE COTTON GIN -
Sappington, T.W., Brashears, A.D., Parajulee, M.N., Carroll, S.C., Arnold, M.D., Baker, Jr., R.V. 2004. Potential for escape of live boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) into cottonseed, motes, and cleaned lint at the cotton gin. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:1773-1781.
BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) SURVIVAL THROUGH COTTON GIN TRASH FANS -
Sappington, T.W., Brashears, A.D., Parajulee, M.N., Carroll, S.C., Arnold, M.D., Baker, Jr., R.V. 2004. Boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) survival through cotton gin trash fans. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:1612-1618.
BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) SURVIVAL THROUGH THE SEED COTTON CLEANING PROCESS IN THE COTTON GIN -
Sappington, T.W., Brashears, A.D., Parajulee, M.N., Carroll, S.C., Arnold, M.D., Baker, R.V. 2004. Boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) survival through the seed cotton cleaning process in the cotton gin. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(4):1323-1329.
POTENTIAL FOR TRANSPORT OF BOLL WEEVILS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) TO THE COTTON GIN WITHIN COTTON MODULES -
Sappington, T.W., Brashears, A.D., Parajulee, M.N., Carroll, S.C., Arnold, M.D., Norman, J.W., Knutson, A.E. 2004. Potential for transport of boll weevils (coleoptera: curculionidae) to the cotton gin within cotton modules. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(3):934-940.
THERMAL DEFOLIATION -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., McAlister, D.D., Brashears, A.D., Bancroft, J.S., Roberts, B.A., Lewis, B.E. 2003. Thermal defoliation. National Cotton Council. CD-ROM p. 2549-2553.
POSTHARVEST MORTALITY OF BOLL WEEVILS RELATIVE TO TILLAGE IN FALLEN COTTON SQUARES AND BOLLS -
Greenberg, S.M., Showler, A., Sappington, T.W., Bradford, J.M., Carroll, S., Arnold, M., Parajulee, M., Brashears, A.D., Knutson, A. 2003. Postharvest mortality of boll weevils relative to tillage in fallen cotton squares and bolls. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 6-10, 2003, Nashville, Tennessee. 2003 CDROM.
MODULES, GINS, AND THE THREAT OF BOLL WEEVIL INTRODUCTIONS: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR -
Sappington, T.W., Brashears, A.D., Parajulee, M.N., Carroll, S.C., Arnold, M.D., Norman, J.W., Knutson, A.E., Baker, R.V. 2003. Modules, gins, and the threat of boll weevil introductions: What we know so far. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 6-10, 2003, Nashville, Tennessee. 2003 CDROM.
COMPARISON OF MASS FLOW RATE SENSORS FOR GINNING STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON -
BARKER, G.L., PELLETIER, M.G., LAIRD, J.W., BRASHEARS, A.D. COMPARISON OF MASS FLOW RATE SENSORS FOR GINNING STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON. APPLIED ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE. 2000. V. 16(5). P. 477-481.
LINT QUALITY AND TURNOUT OF STRIPPER COTTON WHEN BYPASSING THE SECOND STAGE EXTRACTOR -
HOLT, G.A., BAKER, R.V., BRASHEARS, A.D. LINT QUALITY AND TURNOUT OF STRIPPER COTTON WHEN BYPASSING THE SECOND STAGE EXTRACTOR. APPLIED ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE. 2002. V. 18(4). P. 411-415.
POTENTIAL FOR BOLL WEEVIL TRANSPORT TO GINS ON MODULES -
Sappington, T.W., Brashears, A.D., Baker, R.V., Carroll, S.C., Arnold, M.D., Parajulee, M.N., Norman, J.W., Knutson, A.E. 2002. Potential for boll weevil transport to gins on modules. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 9-13, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia. 2002 CDROM.
FIELD EVALUATION OF SPRINKLER-INDUCED FLOWER LOSS AND YIELD REDUCTIONS -
INFLUENCE OF STICK MACHINES ON TURNOUT AND QUALITY OF STRIPPER COTTON -
BAKER, JR., ROY V., HOLT, GREGORY A., BRASHEARS, ALAN D. INFLUENCE OF STICK MACHINES ON TURNOUT AND QUALITY OF STRIPPER COTTON. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCE. 2001. V. 2. P. 1361-1364.
CHARACTERIZATION OF COTTON GIN BYPRODUCTS PRODUCED BY VARIOUS MACHINERY GROUPS USED IN THE GINNING OPERATION -
HOLT, G.A., BARKER, G.L., BAKER, R.V., BRASHEARS, A.D. CHARACTERIZATION OF COTTON GIN BYPRODUCTS PRODUCED BY VARIOUS MACHINERY GROUPS USED IN THE GINNING OPERATION. TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE. 2000. V. 43(6). P. 1393-1400.
EVALUATION OF MASS FLOW RATE SENSORS FOR STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON -
BARKER, G.L., PELLETIER, M.G., LAIRD, J.W., BRASHEARS, A.D. EVALUATION OF MASS FLOW RATE SENSORS FOR STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCE. 2000. V. 2. P. 1574-1577.
COMBINED EFFECTS OF FIELD CLEANING AND LINT CLEANING ON STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON -
BAKER, JR., R.V., BRASHEARS, A.D. COMBINED EFFECTS OF FIELD CLEANING AND LINT CLEANING ON STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCES. 2000. V. 2 P. 1616-1621.
VARIOUS PARAMETERS OF COTTON GIN BYPRODUCTS PRODUCED FROM THE GIN PROCESSING MACHINERY -
HOLT, G.A., BARKER, G.L., BAKER, R.V., BRASHEARS, A.D. VARIOUS PARAMETERS OF COTTON GIN BYPRODUCTS PRODUCED FROM THE GIN PROCESSING MACHINERY. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON PRODUCTION RESEARCH CONFERENCES. 2000. V. 2. P. 1595-1602.
MAINTAINING QUALITY OF STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON FROM FIELD TO TEXTILE MILL -
BRASHEARS, A.D., BAKER, JR., R.V. MAINTAINING QUALITY OF STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON FROM FIELD TO TEXTILE MILL. PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORLD COTTON RESEARCH CONFERENCE-2, ATHENS, GREECE. 1998. P. 1058-1061.
EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE LINT CLEANING ON THE VALUE AND QUALITY OF STRIPPER HARVESTED COTTON -
MODIFICATIONS TO IMPROVE BUR EXTRACTOR PERFORMANCE -
BRASHEARS, A.D. MODIFICATIONS TO IMPROVE BUR EXTRACTOR PERFORMANCE. PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCE. 1999. V. 2. P. 1427-1429.
COST/TRADE-OFFS OF STRIPPER MOUNTED BUR-EXTRACTORS FROM THE COTTON INDUSTRYPERSPECTIVE -
NELSON, J., MISRA, S.K., BENNETT, BLAKE K., BRASHEARS, A.D. COST/TRADE-OFFS OF STRIPPER MOUNTED BUR EXTRACTORS FROM THE COTTON INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE. TEXAS JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES. 1998. P. 87-96.
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