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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Integrated Crop, Soil, and Water Management Systems for Sustainable Production of Sugarcane for Bioenergy Feedstock

Location: Sugarcane Research

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

Post-processing, energy production use of sugarcane bagasse ash - (Proceedings)

Low tech use of post-harvest/processed sugarcane bagasse - (Proceedings)

Unique cover crops for Louisiana sugarcane - (Abstract Only)
Shrefler, J.W., Webber III, C.L., White Jr, P.M., Dalley, C.D., Petrie, E.C., Viator, R.P. 2016. Unique cover crops for Louisiana sugarcane [meeting abstract]. Proceedings 2016 Southern Cover Crop Conference, July 18-19, 2016, Mount Olive, North Carolina. p. 34.

Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) and cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) as sugarcane cover crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webber III, C.L., White Jr, P.M., Dalley, C.D., Petrie, E.C., Viator, R.P., Shrefler, J.W. 2016. Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) and cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) as sugarcane cover crops. Journal of Agricultural Science. 8(8):13-20.

Limits to soil carbon stability; Deep, ancient soil carbon decomposition stimulated by new labile organic inputs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bernal, B., Mckinley, D.C., Hungate, B.A., White Jr, P.M., Mozdzer, T.J., Megonigal, J.P. 2016. Limits to soil carbon stability; Deep, ancient soil carbon decomposition stimulated by new labile organic inputs. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 98:85-94.

Spring reflections on Louisiana sugar cane - (Trade Journal)
White Jr, P.M. 2016. Spring reflections on Louisiana sugar cane. Sugar Journal. 78(12):25-26.

Unique cropping systems for Louisiana sugarcane - (Abstract Only)
Webber III, C.L., White Jr, P.M., Dalley, C., Viator, R., Shrefler, J.W. 2016. Unique cropping systems for Louisiana sugarcane [abstract]. Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Technical Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 30-31.

Post-processing, energy production use of sugarcane bagasse ash - (Abstract Only)
Webber III, C.L., White Jr, P.M., Petrie, E.C., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J. 2016. Post-processing, energy production use of sugarcane bagasse ash [abstract]. Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Technical Conference, March 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 29-30.

Low tech use of post-harvest, processed sugarcane bagasse - (Abstract Only)
Webber III, C.L., White Jr., P.M., Petrie, E.C., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J. 2016. Low tech use of post-harvest, processed sugarcane bagasse [abstract]. Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Technical Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 15-18, 2016. p. 28-29.

The economic value of pelargonic acid as a natural herbicide in sweet bell peppers - (Abstract Only)

The long and short of it: Sugarcane planting systems (whole stalks, billets, and single nodes) - (Abstract Only)

Louisiana sugarcane bagasse as a natural mulch for yellow squash production - (Abstract Only)

Vegetable seedling production with sugarcane bagasse ash - (Abstract Only)

Kenaf’s allelopathic impact on seedling growth - (Abstract Only)

Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) impact on post-germination seedling growth Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webber III, C.L., White Jr, P.M., Myers, D.L., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J. 2015. Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) impact on post-germination seedling growth. Journal of Agricultural Science. 7(12):91-99.

Sugarcane bagasse ash as a seedling growth media component Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webber III, C.L., White Jr, P.M., Petrie, E.C., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J. 2016. Sugarcane bagasse ash as a seedling growth media component. Journal of Agricultural Science. 8(1):1-7.

Dynamic mechanical analysis, surface chemistry and morphology of alkali and enzymatic retted kenaf fibers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramesh, D., Ayre, B., Webber III, C.L., D'Souza, N. 2015. Dynamic mechanical analysis, surface chemistry and morphology of alkali and enzymatic retted kenaf fibers. Textile Research Journal. 85(19):2059-2070. DOI: 10.1177/0040517515576322.

Sugarcane and pinewood biochar effects on activity and aerobic soil dissipation of metribuzin and pendimethalin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White Jr, P.M., Potter, T.L., Lima, I.M. 2015. Sugarcane and pinewood biochar effects on activity and aerobic soil dissipation of metribuzin and pendimethalin. Industrial Crops and Products. 74(2015):737-744. DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2015.04.022

Billet planting, 8-foot rows, residue updates - (Abstract Only)

Cover crop options and pros and cons in Louisiana sugarcane - (Abstract Only)

Alternative cropping systems for sugarcane - (Abstract Only)
Webber III, C.L., White Jr, P.M., Dalley, C.D., Viator, R.P., Shrefler, J.W. 2015. Alternative cropping systems for sugarcane [abstract]. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting, January 30 - February 4, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia. S53.

Going natural: Effective weed control in squash with pelargonic acid - (Abstract Only)
Webber III, C.L., Taylor, M.J., Shrefler, J.W. 2015. Going natural: Effective weed control in squash with pelargonic acid [abstract]. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting, January 30 - February 4, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia. S53.

Pelargonic acid as a herbicide in sweet bell peppers - (Abstract Only)
Webber III, C.L., Taylor, M.J., Shrefler, J.W. 2015. Pelargonic acid as a herbicide in sweet bell peppers [abstract]. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting, January 30 - February 4, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia. S54.

Impact of kenaf extracts on germination of green bean, tomato, cucumber, and Italian ryegrass - (Abstract Only)
Webber III, C.L., White Jr, P.M., Myers, D.L., Taylor, M.J., Shrefler, J.W. 2015. Impact of kenaf extracts on germination of green bean, tomato, cucumber, and Italian ryegrass [abstract]. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting, January 30 - February 4, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia. S53-54.

Comparison of two application methods for potential organic control of duckweed utilizing pelargonic acid as an aquatic herbicide - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, M.J., Webber III, C.L., Webber, D.M. 2015. Comparison of two application methods for potential organic control of duckweed utilizing pelargonic acid as an aquatic herbicide [abstract]. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, January 30 to February 4, 2015. No. 196835.

Louisiana farm discussion: 8 foot row spacing - (Abstract Only)

Energycane production for biomass and bioenergy feedstocks in Louisiana - (Abstract Only)

Wide row spacing in Louisiana sugarcane - (Abstract Only)

Pyraclostrobin wash-off from sugarcane leaves and aerobic dissipation in agricultural soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fulcher, J.M., Wayment, D.G., White Jr, P.M., Webber III, C.L. 2014. Pyraclostrobin wash-off from sugarcane leaves and aerobic dissipation in agricultural soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(10):2141-2146. DOI: 10.1021/jf405506p

Cultural practices updates - (Abstract Only)

Energycane harvest date effects on biomass, sugar, and fiber yields - (Abstract Only)
White Jr, P.M., Viator, R.P., Webber III, C.L., Aita, G. 2013. Energycane harvest date effects on biomass, sugar, and fiber yields [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract 43-18.

Evaluation of Reflex (fomesafen) herbicide for watermelon in Oklahoma - (Abstract Only)
Shrefler, J., Taylor, M., Brandenberger, L., Webber III, C.L. 2013. Evaluation of Reflex (fomesafen) herbicide for watermelon in Oklahoma. Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science, February 1-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida. p. 12.

Investigation of the bacterial retting community of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) under different conditions using next-generation semiconductor sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Visi, D.K., D'Sourza, N., Ayre, B.G., Webber III, C.L., Allen, M.S. 2013. Investigation of the bacterial retting community of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) under different conditions using next-generation semiconductor sequencing. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.40(5):465-475.

Economics of supplemental weed control applications on spring-transplanted onions - (Proceedings)
Taylor, M.J., Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W. 2013. Economics of supplemental weed control applications on spring-transplanted onions. 2012 National Allium Research Conference Proceedings, December 11-13, 2012, Las Cruces, New Mexico. p. 49-61.

Sequential applications of pelargonic acid for weed control in squash - (Proceedings)
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Brandenberger, L.P., Davis, A.R., Taylor, M.J. 2013. Sequential applications of pelargonic acid for weed control in squash. 2013 Proceedings of Horticultural Industry Show, January 11-12, 2013, Fort Smith, Arkansas. p. 152-157.

AXXE® (pelargonic acid) and Racer® (ammonium nonanoate): Weed control comparisons - (Proceedings)
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Brandenberger, L.P., Davis, A.R., Taylor, M.J. 2013. AXXE® (pelargonic acid) and Racer® (ammonium nonanoate): Weed control comparisons. 2013 Proceedings of Horticultural Industry Show, January 11-12, 2013, Fort Smith, Arkansas. p. 158-161.

Economics of supplemental weed control applications on spring-transplanted onions - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, M.J., Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W. 2013. Economics of supplemental weed control applications on spring-transplanted onions [abstract]. 2012 National Allium Research Conference, December 11-13, 2012, Las Cruces, New Mexico. p. 22-23.

Rigid polyurethane foam – kenaf core composites for structural applications - (Abstract Only)
Nar, M., Webber III, C.L., D'Souza, N. 2012. Rigid polyurethane foam – kenaf core composites for structural applications [abstract]. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society Conference, September 18-21, 2012, Denton, TX. Poster No. 34.

Green-cane harvest of sugarcane effects on biomass and energy yields and nutrient removal - (Proceedings)
White Jr, P.M., Viator, R.P., Richard, E.P., Grisham, M.P. 2012. Green-cane harvest of sugarcane effects on biomass and energy yields and nutrient removal. In: Proceedings of Sun Grant National Conference: Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, October 3 - 5, 2012. New Orleans, LA. Available: http://sungrant.tennessee.edu/NatConference/

Mechanical properties and surface chemistry of kenaf fiber for composite reinforcement – an insight into the retting process - (Abstract Only)
Ramesh, D., Visi, D.K., Ayre, B.G., Allen, M.S., Webber III, C.L., D'Souza, N. 2012. Mechanical properties and surface chemistry of kenaf fiber for composite reinforcement – an insight into the retting process [abstract]. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society Conference, September 18-21, 2012, Denton, TX. Poster No. 33.

Natural fiber production, harvesting, and preliminary processing: options and opportunities - (Abstract Only)
Webber III, C.L., D'Souza, N.A., Stevens, K.J., Ayre, B.G., Allen, M.S., Chapman, K., Dickstein, R. 2012. Natural fiber production, harvesting, and preliminary processing: options and opportunities [abstract]. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society Conference, September 18-21, 2012, Denton, TX. Poster No. 15.

Preemergence weed control in transplanted watermelon - 2012 - (Monograph)
Shrefler, J., Webber III, C.L., Brandenberger, L., Goodson, T., Taylor, M. 2013. Preemergence weed control in transplanted watermelon - 2012. In: Brandenberger, L. (ed.). 2012 Vegetable Weed Control Studies. Oklahoma State University, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture. Stillwater, OK. MP-162. p. 7-9.

Onion transplant production system for Oklahoma - (Abstract Only)
Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J., Roberts, W., Webber III, C.L. 2011. Onion transplant production system for Oklahoma [abstract]. In: Abstracts of Presentations from the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Horticulture Science - Southern Region, February 5-7, 2011, Corpus Christi, Texas. Supplement to HortScience. 46(9):S42-43.

Weed control options for organically grown vine crops - (Abstract Only)
Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J., Roberts, B.W., Webber III, C.L. 2011. Weed control options for organically grown vine crops [abstract]. In: Abstracts of Presentations from the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Horticulture Science - Southern Region, February 5-7, 2011, Corpus Christi, Texas. Supplement to HortScience. 46(9):S27.

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