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Daniel L Brabec (Dan)

Research Agricultural Engineer


Dr. Dan Brabec  

Dr. Dan Brabec
Research Agricultural Engineer

USDA-ARS-CGAHR-SPIERU
ATTN: Dan Brabec
1515 College Avenue
Manhattan, KS  66502

daniel.brabec@usda.gov
Telephone: 785.776.2731
Fax: 785.537.5550
www.ars.usda.gov/pa/cgahr/spieru/brabec


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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dan Brabec is a Research Agricultural Engineer with the USDA ARS Center for Grain and Animal Health Research in Manhattan, KS. He received his M.S. from the grain science department and his PhD from the biological and agricultural engineering departments at Kansas State University. His research interest include grain dust flammability/explosibility, grain dust monitoring and control, wheat hardness testing, single kernel characterization of weight, hardness, and moisture, seed sorting instrumentation and methods, and aerosol measurements and characterization.

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Antony R. M., M. B. Kirkham, T. C. Todd, S. R. Bean, J. D. Wilson, P. R. Armstrong, E. Maghirang, and D. L. Brabec. 2019. Low-temperature tolerance of maize and sorghum seedlings grown under the same environmental conditions. J. Crop Improv. 33: 287-305.
Arthur, F. H., D. S. Scheff, D. Brabec, and J. Bindel. 2019. Aerosol concentration, deposition, particle size, and exposure interval as mortality factors Tribolium confusum Jacquelin du Val (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). J. Stored Prod. Res. 83: 191-199.
Athanassiou, C. G., N. G. Kavallieratos, D. L. Brabec, P. Agrafioti, M. Sakka, and J. F. Campbell. 2019. Using immobilization as a quick diagnostic indicator for resistance to phosphine. J. Stored Prod. Res. 82: 17-26.
Brabec, D., J. Campbell, F. Arthur, M. Casada, D. Tilley, and S. Bantas. 2019. Evaluation of wireless phosphine sensors for monitoring fumigation gas in wheat stored in farms bins. Insects 10: 121.
Scheff, D. S., D. L. Brabec, J. F. Campbell and F. H. Arthur. 2019. Case study: A practical application of an aerosol treatment in a commercial mill. Insects 10: 150.
Arthur, F. H., J. F. Campbell, D. L. Brabec, G. R. Ducatte, and J. E. Donaldson. 2018. Aerosol insecticide distribution inside a flour mill: Assessment using droplet measurements and bioassays. J. Stored Prod. Res. 77: 26-33.
Brabec, D. L., M. Perez-Fajardo, H. Dogan, K. Yeater, and E. B. Maghirang. 2018. Effectiveness of modified 1-hour air-oven moisture methods for determining popcorn moisture. Appl. Eng. Agric. 34: 617-621.
Brabec, D. L., M. J. Guttieri, T. Pearson, and B. Carsrud. 2017. Effectiveness of an image-based sorter to select for kernel color within early segregating hard winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) populations. Cereal Res. Commun. 45: 488-499.
Brabec, D., F. Dowell, J. Campbell, M. West. 2017. Detection of internally infested popcorn using electrically conductive roller mills. J. Stored Prod. Res. 70: 37-43.
Brabec, D. L., T. C. Pearson, E. B. Maghirang, and P. W. Flinn. 2015. Detection of fragments from internal insects in wheat samples using a laboratory entoleter. Cereal Chem. 92: 8-13.