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Daniel L Brabec (Dan)

Dr. Dan Brabec  

Dr. Dan Brabec
Research Agricultural Engineer

ATTN: Dan Brabec
1515 College Avenue
Manhattan, KS  66502
Telephone: 785.776.2731


M.S., Grain Science, Kansas State University

Ph.D., Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University


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Dan Brabec is a Research Agricultural Engineer with the USDA ARS Center for Grain and Animal Health Research in Manhattan, KS. 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.


Agrafioti, P., D. L. Brabec, W. R. Morrison, J. F. Campbell, and C. G. Athanassiou. 2021. Scaling recovery of susceptible and resistant stored product insects after short exposures to phosphine by using automated video-tracking software. Pest Manag. Sci. 77: 1245-1255.
Brabec, D. L., W. R. Morrison, J. F. Campbell, F. H. Arthur, A. I. Bruce, and K. M. Yeater. 2021. Evaluation of dosimeter tubes for monitoring phosphine fumigations. J. Stored Prod. Res. 91: 101762.
Asuncion, F. X. B., D. L. Brabec, M. E. Casada, R. G. Maghirang, F. H. Arthur, J. F. Campbell, K.Y. Zhu, and D.E. Martin. 2020. Spray characterization of aerosol delivery systems for use in stored product facilities. Trans. ASABE 63: 1925-1937.
Rodriguez, F. S., P. R. Armstrong, E. B. Maghirang, K. F. Yaptenco, E. D. Scully, F. H. Arthur, D. L. Brabec, A. D. Adviento-Borbe, and D. C. Suministrado. 2020. NIR Spectroscopy detects chlorpyrifos-methyl pesticide residue in rough, brown, and milled rice. Trans. ASABE 36: 983-993.
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.
Armstrong, P. R., A. M. McClung, E.B. Maghirang, M. H. Chen, D. L. Brabec, K. F. Yaptenco, A. N. Famosos, and C. K. Addison. 2019. Detection of chalk in single kernels of long-grain milled rice using imaging and visible/near infrared instruments. Cereal Chem. 96: 1103-1111.
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, B. S. Oppert, R. N. C. Guedes, and J. F. Campbell. 2019. From immobilization to recovery: Towards the development of a rapid diagnostic indicator for phosphine resistance. J. Stored Prod. Res. 80: 28-33.
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.