Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications

 
This series contains articles and book chapters authored or co-authored by faculty, students and staff of the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University.

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Publications from 2018

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3D Perception-based Collision-Free Robotic Leaf Probing for Automated Indoor Plant Phenotyping, Yin Bao, Dylan Shah, and Lie Tang

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Beyond the nutrient strategies: Common ground to accelerate agricultural water quality improvement in the upper Midwest, Center for Watershed Protection, Inc.; Laura Christianson; Center for Watershed Protection, Inc.; Matthew J. Helmers; Gregory McIsaac; David Mulla; and Walton Family Foundation

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Mitigating ammonia and PM generation of cage-free henhouse litter with solid additive and liquid spray, Lilong Chai, Hongwei Xin, Yang Zhao, Tong Wang, Michelle L. Soupir, and Kai Liu

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Challenges in technology adoption in Indian public distribution system: a quality management approach, Varun Chhabra, Shweta Chopra, and Prashant Rajan

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Rapid Needs Assessment and Response Technique, Jacqueline Comito, Brandy Case Haub, and Mark Licht

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Effects of Subsurface Drainage Systems on Water and Nitrogen Footprints Simulated with RZWQM2, Kristina Craft, Matthew J. Helmers, Robert W. Malone, Carl H. Pederson, and Linda R. Schott

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Performance Evaluation of Manure Nitrogen Output Models Suitable for Lactating Dairy Cows in China, Ruilan Dong, Hongmin Dong, Karen A. Beauchemin, and Hongwei Xin

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Exploring Natural Models for the ‘Rolling Unmasking Effect’ of Downwind Odor Dispersion; Prairie Verbena, Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine and Virginia Pepperweed, Don Wright & Associates, LLC; Jacek A. Koziel; David B. Parker; Volatile Analysis Corporation Inc.; Thomas G. Hartman; and Paula Kolvig

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Integrating Environmental and Social Sustainability Into Performance Evaluation: A Balanced Scorecard-Based Grey-DANP Approach for the Food Industry, Gazi M. Duman, Murat Taskaynatan, Elif Kongar, and Kurt A. Rosentrater

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Evaluating Row Cover Establishment Systems for Cantaloupe and Summer Squash, H. Mark Hanna, Brian L. Steward, and Kurt A. Rosentrater

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Salmonella and Fecal Indicator Bacteria Survival in Soils Amended with Poultry Manure, Claire E. Hruby, Michelle L. Soupir, Thomas B. Moorman, Carl H. Pederson, and Rameshwar S. Kanwar

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New control strategy against temperature sudden-drop in the initial stage of pad cooling process in poultry houses, Xue Hui, Baoming Li, Hongwei Xin, Weichao Zheng, Zhengxiang Shi, Xiao Yang, and Shumei Zhao

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Swine Finishing Room Air Infiltration: Part 1. Quantification and Prediction, Harishchandra T. Jadhav, Steven J. Hoff, Jay D. Harmon, Ignacio Alvarez, Daniel S. Andersen, and Ulrike Passe

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Modelling the influence of crop density and weather conditions on field drying characteristics of switchgrass and maize stover using random forest, Amit Khanchi, Stuart J. Birrell, and Robert B. Mitchell

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Exploring multiple operating scenarios to identify low-cost, high nitrate removal strategies for electrically-stimulated woodchip bioreactors, Ji-Yeow Law, Michelle L. Soupir, D. Raj Raman, and Thomas Moorman

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Electrical stimulation for enhanced denitrification in woodchip bioreactors: Opportunities and challenges, J. Y. Law, Michelle L. Soupir, D. Raj Raman, T. B. Moorman, and Say K. Ong

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Effect of fluorescent vs. poultry-specific light-emitting diode lights on production performance and egg quality of W-36 laying hens, Kai Liu, Hongwei Xin, Jasreen Sekhon, and Tong Wang

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Perch-shape preference and perching behaviors of young laying hens, Kai Liu, Hongwei Xin, Timothy A. Shepherd, and Yang Zhao

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Seasonal variation of macrolide resistance gene abundances in the South Fork Iowa River Watershed, Elizabeth Luby Rieki, Thomas B. Moorman, Elizabeth L. Douglass, and Michelle L. Soupir

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Portable canopy chamber measurements of evapotranspiration in corn, soybean, and reconstructed prairie, Chenyi Luo, Zhuangji Wang, Thomas J. Sauer, Matthew J. Helmers, and Robert Horton

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A GIS-based tool for bioaccumulation risk analysis and its application to study polychlorinated biphenyls in the Great Lakes, Fernanda P. Maciel and Joshua Peschel

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Maize and soybean root front velocity and maximum depth in Iowa, USA, Raziel A. Ordonez, Michael J. Castellano, Jerry L. Hatfield, Matthew J. Helmers, Mark A. Licht, Matthew Liebman, Ranae Dietzel, Rafael Martinez-Feria, Javed Iqbal, Laila A. Puntel, S. Carolina Cordova, Kaitlin Togliatti, Emily E. Wright, and Sotirios V. Archontoulis

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Water and Sediment Microbial Quality of Mountain and Agricultural Streams, Pramod Pandey, Michelle L. Soupir, Yi Wang, Wenlong Cao, Sagor Biswas, Venkata Vaddella, Robert Atwill, Venkatesh Merwade, and Gregory Pasternack

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Using workers’ compensation claims data to characterize occupational injuries in the biofuels industry, Sai K. Ramaswamy and Gretchen A. Mosher

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Determination of Selected Aromas in Marquette and Frontenac Wine Using Headspace-SPME Coupled with GC-MS and Simultaneous Olfactometry, Somchai Rice, Nanticha Lutt, Jacek A. Koziel, Murlidhar Dharmadhikari, and Anne Fennell

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Practical implications of erythromycin resistance gene diversity on surveillance and monitoring of resistance, Elizabeth L. Rieke, Jinlyung Choi, Thomas B. Moorman, Michelle L. Soupir, Heather K. Allen, Schuyler D. Smith, and Adina Howe

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Impact of temperature and hydraulic retention time on pathogen and nutrient removal in woodchip bioreactors, Michelle L. Soupir, Natasha L. Hoover, Thomas B. Moorman, Ji Yeow Law, and Bradley L. Bearson

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Kinetic Modeling of Corn Fermentation with S. cerevisiae Using a Variable Temperature Strategy, Augusto C. M. Souza, Mohammad Mousaviraad, Kenneth O. M. Mapoka, and Kurt A. Rosentrater

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Primer set 2.0 for highly parallel qPCR array targeting antibiotic resistance genes and mobile genetic elements, Robert D. Stedtfeld, Xueping Guo, Tiffany M. Stedtfeld, Hongjie Sheng, Maggie R. Williams, Kristin Hauschild, Santosh Gunturu, Leo Tift, Fang Wang, Adina Howe, Benli Chai, James R. Cole, James M. Tiedje, and Syed A. Hashsham

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Techno-economic Analysis (TEA) of Extruded Aquafeeds, Rashid Suleiman and Kurt A. Rosentrater

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Evaluation of AnnAGNPS for simulating the inundation of drained and farmed potholes in the Prairie Pothole Region of Iowa, Pawan Upadhyaya, L. O. S. Pruski, Amy Kaleita, and Michelle L. Soupir

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Monitoring tylosin and sulfamethazine in a tile-drained agricultural watershed using polar organic chemical integrative sampler (POCIS), Maurice T. Washingtion, Thomas Moorman, Michelle L. Soupir, Mack C. Shelley II, and Amy J. Morrow

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Assessing Surface Flowpath Interception by Vegetative Buffers Using ArcGIS Hydrologic Modeling and Geospatial Analysis for Rock Creek Watershed, Central Iowa, David F. Webber; Amazon.com, Inc.; Steven K. Mickelson; Matthew J. Helmers; Kapil Arora; Brian K. Gelder; Manish Shrivastav; and Casey J. Judge

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Carbon Footprint Assessment of Large-scale Pig Production System in Northern China: a Case Study, Yuanqing Zhou, Hongmin Dong, Hongwei Xin, Zhiping Zhu, Wenqiang Huang, and Yue Wang

Publications from 2017

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Effect of Acetylation on the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Soy Flour Elastomers, Kendra A. Allen, Sarah Cady, and David Grewell

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A County-Level Assessment of Manure Nutrient Availability Relative to Crop Nutrient Capacity in Iowa: Spatial and Temporal Trends, Daniel S. Andersen and Puck Custom Enterprises

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Multisite Evaluation of APEX for Water Quality: I. Best Professional Judgment Parameterization, Claire Baffaut, Nathan O. Nelson, John A. Lory, G.M.M.M. Anomaa Senaviratne, Ammar B. Bhandari, Ranjith P. Udawatta, Daniel W. Sweeney, Matthew J. Helmers, Mike W. Van Liew, Antonio P. Mallarino, and Charles S. Wortmann

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Passive Sampling and Analysis of Naphthalene in Internal Combustion Engine Exhaust with Retracted SPME Device and GC-MS, Nassiba Baimatova, Jacek A. Koziel, and Bulat Kenessov

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Evaluation of Hermetic Maize Storage in 208 Liter (55 Gal) Steel Barrels for Smallholder Farmers, Denis Bbosa, Thomas J. Brumm, Carl J. Bern, Kurt A. Rosentrater, and D. Raj Raman

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Modeling Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) Mass Flow Rate as Affected by Drying and Storage Conditions, Rumela Bhadra, Kurt A. Rosentrater, and K. Muthukumarappan

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Can Students Flourish in Engineering Classrooms?, Peggy Boylan-Ashraf, Steven A. Freeman, Mack C. Shelley, and Özgür Keleş

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Relating Watershed Characteristics to Elevated Stream Escherichia coli Levels in Agriculturally Dominated Landscapes: An Iowa Case Study, Conrad Brendel and Michelle L. Soupir

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A Meta-analysis of the Effect of Industry Engagement on Student Learning in Undergraduate Programs, Caleb Burns and Shweta Chopra

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Development of an Automated Method for Selected Aromas of Red Wines from Cold-Hardy Grapes Using Solid-Phase Microextraction and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry-Olfactometry, Lingshuang Cai, Somchai Rice, Jacek A. Koziel, and Murlidhar Dharmadhikari

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Reduction of Particulate Matter and Ammonia by Spraying Acidic Electrolyzed Water onto Litter of Aviary Hen Houses: A Lab-Scale Study, Lilong Chai, Yang Zhao, Hongwei Xin, Tong Wang, Atilgan Atilgan, Michelle Soupir, and Kai Liu

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Profitability Analysis of Soybean Oil Processes, Ming-Hsun Cheng and Kurt A. Rosentrater

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The Green Experiment: Cities, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, and Sustainability, Christopher M. Chini, James F. Canning, Kelsey L. Schreiber, Joshua M. Peschel, and Ashlynn S. Stillwell

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Strategies to improve reference databases for soil microbiomes, Jinlyung Choi, Fan Yang, Ramunas Stepanauskas, Erick Cardenas, Aaron Garoutte, Ryan Williams, Jared Flater, James M. Tiedje, Kirsten S. Hofmockel, Brian K. Gelder, and Adina Howe

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Perception of Performance Indicators in an Agri-Food Supply Chain: A Case Study of India's Public Distribution System, Shweta Chopra, Chad Laux, Edie Schmidt, and Prashant Rajan

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Comparison and Analysis of Flexibility for Cutlery Made from Biobased/ Biodegradable and Petrochemical Materials, Danfoss Power Solutions, Steve Devlin, W. Robert Stephenson, and David A. Grewell

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Lean Adoption in a Small and Medium Enterprise: Model Validation, Kimberly Deranek, Shweta Chopra, and Gretchen A. Mosher

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Use of fecal volatile organic compound analysis to discriminate between non-vaccinated and BCG—Vaccinated cattle prior to and after Mycobacterium bovis challenge, Christine K. Ellis, Somchai Rice, Devin Maurer, Randal Stahl, W. Ray Waters, Mitchell V. Palmer, Pauline Nol, Jack C. Rhyan, Kurt C. VerCauteren, and Jacek A. Koziel

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Influence of UV Treatment on the Food Safety Status of a Model Aquaponic System, Sai Deepikaa Elumalai, Angela M. Shaw, D. Allen Pattillo, Christopher J. Currey, Kurt A. Rosentrater, and Kun Xie

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Performance of chicks subjected to thermal challenge, Patrícia Ferreira Ponciano Ferraz, Tadayuki Yanagi Junior, Renato Ribeiro de Lima, Gabriel Araújo e Silva Ferraz, and Hongwei Xin

Evaluation of Existing and Modified Wetland Equations in the SWAT Model, FYRA Engineering, William G. Crumpton, Jeffrey G. Arnold, Michelle L. Soupir, and Philip W. Gassman

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Simulation of Daily Flow Pathways, Tile-Drain Nitrate Concentrations, and Soil-Nitrogen Dynamics Using SWAT, FYRA Engineering, Michelle L. Soupir, Matthew J. Helmers, William G. Crumpton, Jeffrey G. Arnold, and Philip W. Gassman

Extrusion Processing of Amaranth and Quinoa into Gluten-Free Snack Foods for Celiac and Gluten-Free Diets, Caitlin Gearhart and Kurt A. Rosentrater

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Factors Affecting Beneficiaries’ Preference for Biannual Distribution of Food Grains in Public Distribution System of Punjab, India, Abhay Grover and Shweta Chopra

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Evaluation of Conditions during Weaned Pig Transport, Jay D. Harmon, Steven J. Hoff, Thomas J. Baas, Yang Zhao, Hongwei Xin, and Lendie R. Follett

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Reducing Nitrate-N Losses to Achieve Water Quality Goals, Matt Helmers, Laura Christianson, and Reid Christianson

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Neonicotinoid insecticide removal by prairie strips in row-cropped watersheds with historical seed coating use, Michelle L. Hladik, Steven P. Bradbury, Lisa A. Schulte, Matthew Helmers, Christopher Witte, Dana W. Kolpin, Jessica D. Garrett, and Mary Harris

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Pilot-Scale Denitrification Bioreactors for Replicated Field Research, Natasha L. Hoover, Michelle L. Soupir, Richard D. VanDePol, Timothy R. Goode, and Ji Yeow Law

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Imagining tomorrow's university in an era of open science, Adina Howe, Michael D. Howe, Amy L. Kaleita, and D. Raj Raman

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Contributing Causes of Injury or Death in Grain Entrapment, Engulfment, and Extrication, Salah Fuad Issa, William E. Field, Charles V. Schwab, Fadi S. Issa, and Eric A. Nauman

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The In-Feed Antibiotic Carbadox Induces Phage Gene Transcription in the Swine Gut Microbiome, Timothy A. Johnson, Torey Looft, Andrew J. Severin, Darrell O. Bayles, Daniel J. Nasko, K. Eric Wommack, Adina Howe, and Heather K. Allen

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Differences in soil biological activity by terrain types at the sub-field scale in central Iowa US, Amy L. Kaleita, Linda R. Schott, Sarah K. Hargreaves, and Kirsten S. Hofmockel

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Odour reducing microbial-mineral additive for poultry manure treatment, Kajetan Kalus, Sebastian Opaliński, Devin Maurer, Somchai Rice, Jacek A. Koziel, Mariusz Korczyński, Zbigniew Dobrzański, Roman Kołacz, and Beata Gutarowska

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A self-learning disturbance observer for nonlinear systems in feedback-error learning scheme, Erkan Kayacan, Joshua Peschel, and Girish Chowdhary

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Narasin effects on energy, nutrient, and fiber digestibility in corn-soybean meal or corn-soybean meal-dried distillers grains with solubles diets fed to 16-, 92-, and 141-kg pigs, Brian J. Kerr, S. L. Trabue, and Daniel S. Andersen

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Efficacy of NH3 as a secondary barrier treatment for inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in digestate of animal carcasses: Proof-of-concept, Jacek A. Koziel, Timothy S. Frana, Heekwon Ahn, Thomas D. Glanville, Lam T. Nguyen, and J. (Hans) van Leeuwen

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Method for sampling and analysis of volatile biomarkers in process gas from aerobic digestion of poultry carcasses using time-weighted average SPME and GC–MS, Jacek A. Koziel, Lam T. Nguyen, Thomas D. Glanville, Heekwon Ahn, Timothy S. Frana, and J. (Hans) van Leeuwen

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Escherichia coli attachment to model particulates: The effects of bacterial cell characteristics and particulate properties, Xiao Liang, Chunyu Liao, Michelle L. Soupir, Laura R. Jarboe, Michael L. Thompson, and Philip M. Dixon

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Allelic Variation in Outer Membrane Protein A and Its Influence on Attachment of Escherichia coli to Corn Stover, Chunyu Liao, Xiao Liang, Fan Yang, Michelle L. Soupir, Adina C. Howe, Michael L. Thompson, and Laura R. Jarboe

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A UHF RFID System for Studying Individual Feeding and Nesting Behaviors of Group-Housed Laying Hens, Lihua Li, Yang Zhao, Jofran Oliveira, VDL Agrotech, Kai Liu, and Hongwei Xin

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Choice Between Fluorescent and Poultry-Specific LED Lights by Pullets and Laying Hens, Kai Liu, Hongwei Xin, and Lilong Chai

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Assessing Air Velocity Distribution in Three Sizes of Commercial Broiler Houses During Tunnel Ventilation, Brian D. Luck, Jeremiah D. Davis, Joseph L. Purswell, Aaron S. Kiess, and Steven J. Hoff

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A Robotic Platform for Corn Seedling Morphological Traits Characterization, Hang Lu, Lie Tang, Steven A. Whitham, and Yu Mei

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Evaluating Ventilation Rates Based on New Heat and Moisture Production Data for Swine Production, Yanxi Lu, Morgan Hayes, John P. Stinn, Tami Brown-Brandl, and Hongwei Xin

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Development and Testing of Gluten-Free Pasta Based on Rice, Quinoa and Amaranth Flours, Sarah Makdoud and Kurt A. Rosentrater

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Field scale measurement of greenhouse gas emissions from land applied swine manure, Devin Maurer, Jacek A. Koziel, and Kelsey Bruning

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Pilot-scale testing of renewable biocatalyst for swine manure treatment and mitigation of odorous VOCs, ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emissions, Devin L. Maurer, Jacek A. Koziel, Kelsey M. Bruning, and David B. Parker

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Farm-scale testing of soybean peroxidase and calcium peroxide for surficial swine manure treatment and mitigation of odorous VOCs, ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emissions, Devin L. Maurer, Jacek A. Koziel, Kelsey Bruning, and David B. Parker

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Pilot-Scale Testing of Non-Activated Biochar for Swine Manure Treatment and Mitigation of Ammonia, Hydrogen Sulfide, Odorous Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Devin L. Maurer, Jacek A. Koziel, Kajetan Kalus, Daniel S. Andersen, and Sebastian Opalinski

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Agricultural Worker Injury Comparative Risk Assessment Methodology: Assessing Corn and Biofuel Switchgrass Production Systems, Gretchen A. Mosher, Saxon J. Ryan, and Charles V. Schwab

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Calibration and Validation of a Discrete Element Model of Corn Using Grain Flow Simulation in a Commercial Screw Grain Auger, Mohammad Mousaviraad, Mehari Tekeste, and Kurt A. Rosentrater

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Ozonation Efficacy in the Treatment of Soil-Borne Phytophthora sojae in Cultivating Soybeans, Nahed Msayleb, Rameshwar S. Kanwar, Huaiqing Wu, and Johannes van Leeuwen

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Soil Ozonation for Nematode Disinfestation as an Alternative to Methyl Bromide and Nematicides, Nahed Msayleb, Rameshwar S. Kanwar, Huaiqing Wu, and Johannes van Leeuwen

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Multisite Evaluation of APEX for Water Quality: II. Regional Parameterization, Nathan O. Nelson, Claire Baffaut, John A. Lory, G.M.M.M. Anomaa Senaviratne, Ammar B. Bhandari, Ranjith P. Udawatta, Daniel W. Sweeney, Matthew J. Helmers, Mike W. Van Liew, Antonio P. Mallarino, and Charles S. Wortmann

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Quantification of BTEX in Soil by Headspace SPME–GC–MS Using Combined Standard Addition and Internal Standard Calibration, Dina Orazbayeva, Bulat Kenessov, Jacek A. Koziel, Dayana Nassyrova, and Nadezhda V. Lyabukhova

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Maximum soil organic carbon storage in Midwest U.S. cropping systems when crops are optimally nitrogen-fertilized, Hanna J. Poffenbarger, Daniel W. Barker, Matthew J. Helmers, Fernando E. Miguez, Daniel C. Olk, John E. Sawyer, Johan Six, and Michael J. Castellano

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Antioxidant and anti-dyslipidemic effects of polysaccharidic extract from sea cucumber processing liquor, Hang Qi, Xiaolin Ji, Shan Liu, Dingding Feng, Xiufang Dong, Baoyu He, Janaswamy Srinivas, and Chenxu Yu

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Using Workers’ Compensation Claims Data to Characterize Occupational Injuries in the Commercial Grain Elevator Industry, Sai K. Ramaswany and Gretchen A. Mosher

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Design and feasibility of a novel sprinkler control algorithm for swine heat stress alleviation, Brett C. Ramirez, Steven J. Hoff, and Jay D. Harmon

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A Brief Review of Seaweed Harvest Value Chains, Kurt A. Rosentrater

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A high-throughput, field-based phenotyping technology for tall biomass crops, Maria G. Salas Fernandez, Yin Bao, Lie Tang, and Patrick Schnable

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Detection of inconsistencies in geospatial data with geostatistics, Adriana Maria Rocha Trancoso Santos, Gerson Rodrigues dos Santos, Paulo César Emiliano, Nilcilene das Graças Medeiros, Amy Kaleita, and Lígia de Oliveira Serrano Pruski

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The Effect of Five Biomass Cropping Systems on Soil-Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity Across a Topographic Gradient, Lisa A. Schulte-Moore, Matthew J. Helmers, and Randall K. Kolka

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Apparent Coefficient of Friction of Wheat on Denim, Charles V. Schwab

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Likelihood of Entanglement when Materials are Dropped Vertically onto a Rotating PTO Knuckle, Charles V. Schwab and Isaac J. Rempe

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Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Three Laying-Hen Housing Systems as Affected by Manure Accumulation Time, Timothy A. Shepherd, Hongwei Xin, John P. Stinn, Morgan D. Hayes, Yang Zhao, and Hong Li