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Research Project: Developing Technologies that Enable Growth and Profitability in the Commercial Conversion of Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, and Energy Beets into Sugar, Advanced Biofuels, and Bioproducts

Location: Commodity Utilization Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

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.

Design and operation of a scaled-up pilot plant for the removal of sugar beet extract colorants using powdered activated carbons Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Clayton, C., Tir, A., Wierdak, A., Parker, C., Sarir, E., Eggleston, G. 2020. Design and operation of a scaled-up pilot plant for the removal of sugar beet extract colorants using powdered activated carbons. Sugar Tech. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12355-020-00812-3.

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.

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.

Production of acetoin from sweet sorghum syrup and beet juice via fermentation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M., Klasson, K.T., Kimura, K. 2020. Production of acetoin from sweet sorghum syrup and beet juice via fermentation. Sugar Tech. 22(2):354-359. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12355-019-00764-3.

Using Sucrox® liquid permanganate as a processing aid in Louisiana sugarcane factories - (Proceedings)
Ihli, S., Boone, S., Sanders, J., Boihem, L., Montes, B., Pontif, K. 2019. Using Sucrox® liquid permanganate as a processing aid in Louisiana sugarcane factories. In: Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference, May 15-18, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:45-55.

Impact of storage on sugar loss in sorghum stalks Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M. 2019. Impact of storage on sugar loss in sorghum stalks. African Journal of Agricultural Research. 14(33):1629-1634. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJAR2019.14232.

Biobutanol production from sweet sorghum biorefinery byproducts - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Heckemeyer, M., Eggleston, G. 2018. Biobutanol production from sweet sorghum biorefinery byproducts. In: Lima, I., Eggleston, G., Clayton, C. (eds.). Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference. 2:274-281. 366 pp.

Sugarcane-bagasse and leaf-residue biochars as soil amendments for increased sugar and cane yields - (Proceedings)
Lima, I.M., White Jr, P.M. 2019. Sugarcane-bagasse and leaf-residue biochars as soil amendments for increased sugar and cane yields. Proceedings of XXX Congress of International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 30:844-850.

Application of permanganate to reduce microbial contamination and sugar loss in raw-sugar production in Louisiana, USA - (Proceedings)
Boone, S., Ihli, S., Hartsough, D., Hernandez, L., Sanders, J., Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M. 2019. Application of permanganate to reduce microbial contamination and sugar loss in raw-sugar production in Louisiana, USA. In: Allsopp, P. G. (ed.). Proceedings of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 30:414-423.

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.

Two-way ANOVA for unbalanced data: The spreadsheet way - (Research Notes)
Klasson, K.T. 2019. Two-way ANOVA for unbalanced data: The spreadsheet way [Technical Report]. New Orleans, LA: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center. 14 p. https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/60540520/Two-wayANOVAspreadsheet.pdf

A simple but accurate Excel user-defined function to calculate studentized range quantiles for Tukey tests - (Research Notes)
Klasson, K.T. 2019. A simple but accurate Excel user-defined function to calculate studentized range quantiles for Tukey tests [Technical Report]. New Orleans, LA: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center. 11 p. https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/60540520/RapidCalculationOfQ.pdf

Microbial populations in blends of sugarcane filter mud compost or worm castings with biochar - (Abstract Only)

Powdered activated carbon to adsorb colorants from sugar beet syrup a pilot plant study - (Proceedings)
Wierdak, A., Clayton, C., Watts, N., Lima, I., Walker, A., Eggleston, G., Parker, C., Sarir, E. 2019. Powdered activated carbon to adsorb colorants from sugar beet syrup a pilot plant study. In: Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference, May 15-18, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:30-44.

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.

Development of a factory/refinery method to measure total, soluble, and insoluble starch in sugar products - (Proceedings)
Cole, M., Eggleston, G., Gaines, D. 2019. Development of a factory/refinery method to measure total, soluble, and insoluble starch in sugar products. In: Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference, May 15-18, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:56-70.

Stabilization of sweet sorghum bagasse for novel applications using compaction and ensiling - (Proceedings)
Wright, M., Lima, I., Powell, R., Bigner, R. 2019. Stabilization of sweet sorghum bagasse for novel applications using compaction and ensiling. In: Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference, May 15-18, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:163-171.

First year operation of a mechanical detrasher system at a Louisiana sugarcane factory - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Schudmak, C., Hulett, R., Waguespack, Jr., H., Birkett, H., Gay, J., Landry, A., Lima, I., St Cyr, E., Stein, J., Finger, A. 2019. First year operation of a mechanical detrasher system at a Louisiana sugarcane factory. In: Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference, May 15-18, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:220-236.

The nature of floc problems in alcoholic beverages sweetened with cane sugars and how to remove them - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Triplett, A. 2019. The nature of floc problems in alcoholic beverages sweetened with cane sugars and how to remove them. In: Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference, May 15-18, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:122-133.

Effect of feed source and pyrolysis conditions on sugarcane bagasse biochar - (Proceedings)
Lima, I., Hass, A. 2019. Effect of feed source and pyrolysis conditions on sugarcane bagasse biochar. In: Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference, May 15-18, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:76-91.

Evaluation of hydrogen peroxide as a decolorizer in upstream juice products at a sugarcane factory - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Stewart, D., Montes, B., Triplett, A., St Cyr, E., Boone, S. 2019. Evaluation of hydrogen peroxide as a decolorizer in upstream juice products at a sugarcane factory. In: Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference, May 15-18, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:194-207.

Nutrient requirements for production of acetoin from sweet sorghum and beet syrups via fermentation - (Proceedings)
Wright, M., Klasson, K.T., Kimura, K. 2018. Nutrient requirements for production of acetoin from sweet sorghum and beet syrups via fermentation. In: Lima, I., Eggleston, G., Clayton, C. (eds). Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference. 2:268-273. 366 pp.

Development of an enzyme processing cocktail for sweet sorghum processing by-products - (Proceedings)
Cole, M., Eggleston, G., Gaines, D., Heckemeyer, M., Klasson, K.T. 2018. Development of an enzyme processing cocktail for sweet sorghum processing by-products. In: Lima, I., Eggleston, Gl, Clayton, C. (eds.). Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference. 2:207-219. 366 pp.

First year operation of a mechanical detrasher system at a Louisiana sugarcane factory -- impact on processing and value-added products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Lima, I., Schudmak, C., Hullet, R., Waguespack, Jr., H., Birkett, H., Gay, J., Landry, A., Finger, A. 2019. First year operation of a mechanical detrasher system at a Louisiana sugarcane factory -- impact on processing and value-added products. International Sugar Journal. 121(1449):682-691.

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.

Enzymatic Modification of Polymers - (Book / Chapter)

History of sugar and sweeteners Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Eggleston, G. 2019. History of sugar and sweeteners. In: Orna, M.V., Eggleston, G., Bopp, A.F., editors. Chemistry's Role in Food Production and Sustainability: Past and Present. ACS Symposium Series. Washington, DC: ACS Publications. 1314:63-74. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2019-1314.ch005.

Development of a new industrial method to measure starch in sugar products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, M.R., Eggleston, G. 2019. Development of a new industrial method to measure starch in sugar products. International Sugar Journal. 121(1442):122-132.

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.

Biobutanol production from sweet sorghum biorefinery byproducts - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Heckemeyer, M., Eggleston, G. 2018. Biobutanol production from sweet sorghum biorefinery byproducts(abstract). Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion.8.

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.

Positive aspects of cane sugar and sugarcane derived products in food and nutrition - (Review Article)
Eggleston, G. 2018. Positive aspects of cane sugar and sugarcane derived products in food and nutrition. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 66:4007-4012.

Using clarifier mud as carbon source for biofuel and solvent production - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Eggleston, G., Heckemeyer, M. 2018. Using clarifier mud as carbon source for biofuel and solvent production (abstract).International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries.1B.

Using starch-rich byproducts from a sweet sorghum biorefinery for butanol production - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Eggleston, G., Heckemeyer, M. 2018. Using starch-rich byproducts from a sweet sorghum biorefinery for butanol production (abstract).Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. PS1.

Fermentation of sweet sorghum syrup to butanol in the presence of natural nutrients and inhibitors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Powell, R., Heckemeyer, M., Eggleston, G. 2018. Fermentation of sweet sorghum syrup to butanol in the presence of natural nutrients and inhibitors. Sugar Tech. 20(3):224-234.

Effect of feed source and pyrolysis conditions on properties and metal sorption by sugarcane biochar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hass, A., Lima, I.M. 2018. Effect of feed source and pyrolysis conditions on properties and metal sorption by sugarcane biochar. Environmental Technology & Innovation. 10:16-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2018.01.007.

Microbial stability of worm castings and sugarcane filter mud compost blended with biochar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Wright, M.S. 2018. Microbial stability of worm castings and sugarcane filter mud compost blended with biochar. Cogent Food & Agriculture. 4(1):1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/23311932.2018.1423719.

Microbiology in the sugar industries - (Proceedings)
Wright, M. 2018. Microbiology in the sugar industries. Sugar Industry. 143(2):83-87.

Effect of compacting and ensiling on stabilization of sweet sorghum bagasse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M.S., Lima, I.M., Powell, R., Bigner, R.L. 2018. Effect of compacting and ensiling on stabilization of sweet sorghum bagasse. Sugar Tech. 20(3):357-363.

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.

How to use and interpret the results from a high performance liquid chromatography system at a sugarcane factory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Stewart, D., Aponte, F., Montes, B., Boone, S., Verret, C. 2018. How to use and interpret the results from a high performance liquid chromatography system at a sugarcane factory. International Sugar Journal. 120(1431):210-217.

Preliminary study on the use of inexpensive, unsaturated vegetable oils as surface sealants in the long- and short-term storage of syrup feedstocks from sweet sorghum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Boone, S., Triplett, A., Heckemeyer, M., Powell, R., Wright, M., 2018. Preliminary study on the use of inexpensive, unsaturated vegetable oils as surface sealants in the long- and short-term storage of syrup feedstocks from sweet sorghum. Sugar Tech. 20(3):235-251.

Comparison of international methods for the determination of total starch in raw sugars: Part II - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, M., Eggleston, G. 2018. Comparison of international methods for the determination of total starch in raw sugars: Part II. Food Chemistry. 246:99-107.

Formation of polyphenol-denatured protein flocs in alcohol beverages sweetened with refined cane sugars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Triplett, A. 2017. Formation of polyphenol-denatured protein flocs in alcohol beverages sweetened with refined cane sugars. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 65:9703-9714.

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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Knoll, J.E., Harris-Shultz, K.R. 2017. Electrochemical evaluation of sweet sorghum fermentable sugar bioenergy feedstock. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 5(8):7352-7364. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01662.

First year in operating a mechanical detrasher system at a sugarcane factory in Louisiana - (Abstract Only)
Eggleston, G., Schudmak, C., Birkett, H., Waguespack, Jr., H., Lima, I., Gay, J., Landry, A., Stein, J., St Cyr, E., Finger, A., Hulett, R. 2017. First year in operating a mechanical detrasher system at a sugarcane factory in Louisiana (abstract). Sugar Journal. 80(1):30.

Effect of feed source and pyrolysis conditions on sugarcane bagasse biochar - (Abstract Only)
Hass, A, Lima, I. 2017. Effect of feed source and pyrolysis conditions on sugarcane bagasse biochar (abstract). Sugar Journal. 80(1):31.

Relationships between the physical forms of starch and performance of carbonatation clarification and press filtration at the refinery - (Proceedings)
Cole, M., Eggleston, G., Borges, E., Thompson, J., Rathke, T., Naiki, J., Diamond, M. 2017. Relationships between the physical forms of starch and performance of carbonatation clarification and press filtration at the refinery. In: Proceedings of the Sugar Industry Technologists Conference, May 7-11, 2017, Tainan, Taiwan. p. 1-12.

Development of a factory/refinery method to measure total, soluble, and insoluble starch in sugar products - (Proceedings)
Cole, M.R., Eggleston, G. 2017. Development of a factory/refinery method to measure total, soluble, and insoluble starch in sugar products. In: Proceedings of the Sugar Industry Technologists Conference, May 7-11, 2017, Tainan, Taiwan. p. 1-21.

Major new insights into the cause of floc formation in alcohol beverages sweetened with refined cane sugars - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Triplett, A. 2017. Major new insights into the cause of floc formation in alcohol beverages sweetened with refined cane sugars. In: Proceedings of the Sugar Industry Technologists Conference, May 7-11, 2017, Tainan, Taiwan. p. 1-17.

How chemical ripeners of sugarcane affect the starch and color quality of juices - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Triplett, A., Petrie, E., Didier, K., St Cyr, E., Myers, G. 2017. How chemical ripeners of sugarcane affect the starch and color quality of juices. In: Proceedings of the Sugar Industry Technologists Conference, May 7-11, 2017, Tainan, Taiwan. p. 1-11.

Quality attributes of sweet sorghum for the large-scale production of bioproducts: A 1 year comparison of commercial hybrids and a cultivar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Wartelle, L., Zatlokovicz III, J., Petrie, E., Cole, M., St Cyr, E. 2018. Quality attributes of sweet sorghum for the large-scale production of bioproducts: A 1-year comparison of commercial hybrids and a cultivar. Sugar Tech. 20(3):347-356.

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.

The inhibitory effects of aconitic acid on bioethanol production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T. 2018. The inhibitory effects of aconitic acid on bioethanol production. Sugar Tech. 20(1):88-94. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12355-017-0525-7.

Problems, control, and opportunity of starch in the large scale processing of sugarcane and sweet sorghum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Montes, B., Heckemeyer, M., Triplett, A., Stewart, D., Lima, I., Cole, M. 2017. Problems, control, and opportunity of starch in the large scale processing of sugarcane and sweet sorghum. International Sugar Journal. 119:624-633.

Mechanism of removal of undesirable residual amylase, insoluble starch, and select colorants from refinery streams by powdered activated carbons - (Proceedings)
Lima, I.M., Eggleston, G., Sarir, E., Donado, C.A., Thompson, J., St Cyr, E.L. 2017. Mechanism of removal of undesirable residual amylase, insoluble starch, and select colorants from refinery streams by powdered activated carbons. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 309-329.

New starch methodology to measure both soluble and insoluble starch - (Proceedings)
Cole, M., Eggleston, G., Triplett, A. 2017. New starch methodology to measure both soluble and insoluble starch. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-16, 2016. New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 149-178.

Use of inexpensive vegetable oils to ensure the long-term stability of sweet sorghum syrups for the manufacture of bioproducts - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Boone, S., Wartelle, L., St Cyr, E., Triplett, A., Heckemeyer, M., Powell, R., Wright, M. 2017. Use of inexpensive vegetable oils to ensure the long-term stability of sweet sorghum syrups for the manufacture of bioproducts. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 204-226.

Starch in sweet sorghum and sugarcane: Problems, opportunities, and control - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Montes, B., Heckemeyer, M., Cole, M., Triplett, A., Stewart, D., Lima, I. 2017. Starch in sweet sorghum and sugarcane: Problems, opportunities, and control. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 177-192.

The first use of a HPLC system at a Louisiana Sugarcane Factory: What it can do for you - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Stewart, D., Montes, B., Wartelle, L., Mancia-Canales, L., Verret, C. 2017. The first use of a HPLC system at a Louisiana Sugarcane Factory: What it can do for you. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 353-365.

Mechanism of removal of undesirable residual amylase, insoluble starch, and select colorants from refinery streams by powdered activated carbons - (Proceedings)
Lima, I., Eggleston, G., Sarir, E., Donado, C.A., Thompson, J., St Cyr, E. 2017. Mechanism of removal of undesirable residual amylase, insoluble starch, and select colorants from refinery streams by powdered activated carbons. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 306-326.

How the quality and processing attributes of commercial sweet sorghum hybrids and cultivar compare for biorefining - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Wartelle, L., Zatlokovicz, J., Petrie, E., Cole, M., St Cyr, E. 2017. How the quality and processing attributes of commercial sweet sorghum hybrids and cultivar compare for biorefining. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 255-272.

Detecting adulterated commercial sweet sorghum syrups with ion chromatography oligosaccharide fingerprint profiles - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Wartelle, L., St Cyr, E. 2017. Detecting adulterated commercial sweet sorghum syrups with ion chromatography oligosaccharide fingerprint profiles. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 239-254.

Sweet sorghum bagasse for production of biochar - (Proceedings)
Lima, I., Bigner, R. 2017. Sweet sorghum bagasse for production of biochar. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 327-339.

Sugarcane residue and bagasse as biochar precursors for soil amendment applications and beyond - (Proceedings)
Lima, I., White, P. 2017. Sugarcane residue and bagasse as biochar precursors for soil amendment applications and beyond. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 53-69.

Processing attributes and performance of sweet sorghum biomass for large-scale biorefineries: a 1-year comparision of commerical hybrids and a cultivar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Wartelle, L., Zatlokovicz III, J., Petrie, E., Cole, M., St Cyr, E., 2018. Processing attributes and performance of sweet sorghum biomass for large-scale biorefineries: A 1-year comparison of commercial hybrids and a cultivar. Sugar Tech. 20(3):336-346.

New information on how to reduce sucrose loss by managing microbial contamination and in Louisiana sugar factories - (Abstract Only)
Boone, S., Eggleston, G., Montes, B., Mancias, L., Sanders, J., Ihli, S., St Cyr, E., Boihem, L., Wright, M. 2017. New information on how to reduce sucrose loss by managing microbial contamination and in Louisiana sugar factories. Sugar Journal. 80(1):31.

Carbohydrates - (Book / Chapter)
Eggleston, G., Finley, J.W. deMan, J.M. 2018. Carbohydrates. In: deMan, J., Finley, J., Hurst, J., Lee, C.Y., editors. Principles of Food Chemistry, Food Science Text Series. 4th edition. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing. p. 165-229.

Effect of a biocide treatment on microbes in sweet sorghum juice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M.S. 2017. Effect of a biocide treatment on microbes in sweet sorghum juice. African Journal of Agricultural Research. 12(13):1074-1078.

Analytical evaluation of current starch methods used in the international sugar industry: Part I - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, M., Eggleston, G., Triplett, A. 2017. Analytical evaluation of current starch methods used in the international sugar industry: Part I. Food Chemistry. 228:226-235.

Impact of added nutrients in sweet sorghum syrup fermentation to produce ethanol - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T. 2016. Impact of added nutrients in sweet sorghum syrup fermentation to produce ethanol. In: Eggleston, G., Lima, I. (eds). Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference 2016, Vol. 1. p. 294-308.

Limiting microbial degradation in Louisiana sugarcane mills: Are biocides effective? - (Proceedings)
Boone, S., St Cyr, E., Eggleston, G., Klasson, K.T., Montes, B., Pontif, K., Wright, M. 2016. Limiting Microbial Degradation in Louisiana Sugarcane Mills: Are Biocides Effective? p. 343-355. In: Eggleston, G., Lima, I. (eds.). Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference 2016, Vol. 1. 412 pp.

Toward a better understanding of the impact of mass transit air pollutants on human health - (Review Article)
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.

Conversion of sweet sorghum bagasse into value-added biochar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Bigner, R.L., Wright, M.S. 2017. Conversion of sweet sorghum bagasse into value-added biochar. Sugar Tech. 19:553-561. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12355-017-0508-8.

Microbiology in the sugar industries - (Proceedings)
Wright, M. 2017. Microbiology in the sugar industries. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 118-126.

Microbial and physicochemical properties of sugarcane bagasse for potential conversion to value-added products - (Proceedings)
Wright, M., Lima, I., Bigner, R. 2017. Microbial and physicochemical properties of sugarcane bagasse for potential conversion to value-added products. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p.224-238.

Stability and use of sweet sorghum bagasse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M., Lima, I., Bigner, R. 2017. Stability and use of sweet sorghum bagasse. Sugar Tech. 19(5):451-457.

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.

ICUMSA general subject 7 cane sugar processing report - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G. 2017. ICUMSA general subject 7 cane sugar processing report. In: Proceedings of the International Commission for Uniform Methods in Sugar Amalysis Conference, June 8-11, 2016, Warsaw, Poland. p. 107-130.

The new large-scale sweet sorghum industry in the USA - (Proceedings)
Heckemeyer, M., Eggleston, G., Heckemeyer, A.J. 2017. The new large-scale sweet sorghum industry in the USA. In: Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 33-43.

Biochar characterization and a method for estimating biochar quality from proximate analysis results Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T. 2017. Biochar characterization and a method for estimating biochar quality from proximate analysis results. Biomass and Bioenergy. 96:50-58.

Sugarcane bagasse and leaf residue biochars as soil amendment for increased sugar and cane yields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., White Jr, P.M. 2017. Sugarcane bagasse and leaf residue biochars as soil amendment for increased sugar and cane yields. International Sugar Journal. 119(1421):382-390.

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.

Use of activated carbon to remove undesirable residual amylase from refinery streams - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Lima, I.M., Sarir, E., Thompson, J., Zatlokovicz III, J., St Cyr, E.L. 2017. Use of activated carbon to remove undesirable residual amylase from refinery streams. In: Proceedings of the European Society for Sugar Technology meeting, held May 10-13, 2015, Reims, France. p.96-103.

Use of activated carbon to remove undesirable residual amylase from refinery streams - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Lima, I., Sarir, E., Thompson, J., Zatlokovicz III, J., St Cyr, E. 2017. Use of activated carbon to remove undesirable residual amylase from refinery streams. Zuckerindustrie. 142(2):96-103.

Ex situ themo-catalytic upgrading of biomass pyrolysis vapors using a traveling wave microwave reactor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muley, P.D., Henkel, C.E., Aguilar, G., Klasson, K.T., Boldor, D. 2016. Ex situ themo-catalytic upgrading of biomass pyrolysis vapors using a traveling wave microwave reactor. Applied Energy. 183:995-1004.

Sugar and other sweeteners - (Book / Chapter)
Eggleston, G., Legendre, B., Godshall, M.A. 2017. Sugar and other sweeteners. In: Kent, J.A., editor. Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology. 13th edition. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing. pp. 933-978.

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).

How the physical forms of starch affect filterability at a carbonatation refinery. Part II: simulated carbonatation filtration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, M.R., Eggleston, G., Rathke, T., Naiki, J., Triplett, A., St Cyr, E. 2016. How the physical forms of starch affect filterability at a carbonatation refinery. Part II: simulated carbonatation filtration. International Sugar Journal. 118:650-658.

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.

Detecting adulterated commercial sweet sorghum syrups with ion chromatography oligosaccharide fingerprint profiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Wartelle, L., St Cyr, E. 2016. Detecting adulterated commercial sweet sorghum syrups with ion chromatography oligosaccharide fingerprint profiles. Separations. 3(20):1-16.

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 - (Review Article)
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.

Limiting sucrose loss in Louisiana raw sugar factories: Are biocides necessary? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boone, S., Klasson, K.T., St Cyr, E., Montes, B., Pontiff, K., Legendre, D., Wright, M. 2017. Limiting sucrose loss in Louisiana raw sugar factories: Are biocides necessary? International Sugar Journal. 119(1420):288-293.

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.

Mechanism of removal of undesirable residual amylase, insoluble starch, and select colorants from refinery streams by powdered activated carbons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I., Eggleston, G., Sarir, E., Donado, C.A., Thompson, J., Cyr, E.S. 2016. Mechanism of removal of undesirable residual amylase, insoluble starch, and select colorants from refinery streams by powdered activated carbons. International Sugar Journal. 118(1409):352-362.

Preface for "Agricultural and environmental applications of biochar: Advances and barriers" - (Book / Chapter)
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.

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.

How the physical forms of starch affect filterability at a carbonatation refinery. Part I: Filterability of industrial sugars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, M.R., Eggleston, G., Borges, E., Thompson, J., Rathke, T., Naiki, J., Triplett, A. 2016. How the physical forms of starch affect filterability at a carbonatation refinery. Part I: Filterability of industrial sugars. International Sugar Journal. 118:204-213.

Impact of potential fermentation inhibitors present in sweet sorghum sugar solutions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T. 2017. Impact of potential fermentation inhibitors present in sweet sorghum sugar solutions. Sugar Tech. 19(1):95-101.

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.

Conquering the control of insoluble and soluble starch with novel applications of amylase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Cole, M., Toyamasu, T., Triplett, A., Montes, B., Wartelle, L., Stewart, D. 2016. Conquering the control of insoluble and soluble starch with novel applications of amylase. International Sugar Journal. 120:570-579.

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 - (Book / Chapter)
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 - (Review Article)
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.

Efficacy of chicken litter and wood biochars and their activated counterparts in heavy metal clean up from wastewater - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Ro, K.S., Reddy, G.B., Boykin, D.L., Klasson, K.T. 2015. Efficacy of chicken litter and wood biochars and their activated counterparts in heavy metal clean up from wastewater. Agriculture. 5(3):806-825.

Sustainability issues and opportunities in the sugar and sugar-bioproduct industries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Lima, I. 2015. Sustainability issues and opportunities in the sugar and sugar-bioproduct industries. Sustainability. 7:12209-12235.

Novel storage technologies for raw and clarified syrup biomass feedstocks from sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Andrzejewski, B., Cole, M., Dalley, C., Sklanka, S., St Cyr, E., Chung, Y., Powell, R. 2015. Novel storage technologies for raw and clarified syrup biomass feedstocks from sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench). Biomass and Bioenergy. 81:424-436.

Battle of the starches: Insoluble versus soluble at the refinery - (Proceedings)
Cole, M.R., Eggleston, G., Thompson, J., Rathke, T., Naiki, J., Triplett, A., Zatlokovicz, J. 2015. Battle of the starches: Insoluble versus soluble at the refinery. In: Proceedings of the International Sugar Industry Technologists (SIT) Conference, May 17-20, 2015, Osaka, Japan. p.184-208.

Re-examining the applications of amylase in the sugar industry: Conquering the control of insoluble and soluble starch - (Proceedings)
Eggleston, G., Sugawara, A., Toyamasu, T., Cole, M., Montes, B., Stewart, D., Triplett, A., Chung, Y.J. 2015. Re-examining the applications of amylase in the sugar industry: Conquering the control of insoluble and soluble starch. In: Proceedings of the International Sugar Industry Technologists (SIT) Conference, May 17-20, 2015, Osaka, Japan. R p. 36-59.

Case Study: Commercialization of sweet sorghum juice clarification for large-scale syrup manufacture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Heckemeyer, M., St Cyr, E., Wartelle, L. 2016. Case Study: Commercialization of sweet sorghum juice clarification for large-scale syrup manufacture. Sugar Tech. 18(3):249-257.

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.

Recycling antibiotics into GUMBOS: A new combination strategy to combat multi-drug resistant bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, M.R., Hobden, J.A., Warner, I.M. 2015. Recycling antibiotics into GUMBOS: A new combination strategy to combat multi-drug resistant bacteria. Molecules. (20):6466-6487.

Microbial and physicochemical properties of sugarcane bagasse for potential conversion to value-added products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M.S., Lima, I.M., Bigner, R.L. 2016. Microbial and physicochemical properties of sugarcane bagasse for potential conversion to value-added products. International Sugar Journal. 118:424-433.

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 - (Book / Chapter)
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.

Multiple applications of ion chromatography oligosaccharide fingerprint profiles to solve a variety of sugar and sugar-biofuel industry problems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggleston, G., Borges, E. 2015. Multiple applications of ion chromatography oligosaccharide fingerprint profiles to solve a variety of sugar and sugar-biofuel industry problems. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63:2841-2851.

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.