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Bioactive Natural Products 
Harnessing this natural 'arsenal' for agriculture and medicine.



2016 AgResearch Faculty Awards, 10/6/2016


Recent Publications

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56: Copyright: Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Fatty Acids-Based Surfactants and their Uses Hayes, D. G.  2017.  Fatty Acids: Chemistry, Synthesis, and Applications, edited by Moghis Ahmad, Amsterdam, Elsevier, pp. 355-384. [Abstract]

Analysis of the time course of degradation for fully biobased nonwoven agricultural mulches in compost-enriched soil Dharmalingham, S., D. G. Hayes, L. C. Wadsworth, and R. N. Dunlap.  2016.  Textile Research Journal, 86 (13), 1343-1355. [Abstract]

The Effect of a Novel Low Temperature-Short Time (LTST) Process to Extend the Shelf-Life of Fluid Milk Myer, P., K. R. Parker, A. T. Kanach, T. Zhu, M. T. Morgan, and B. M. Applegate.  2016.  SpringerPlus. [Abstract]

Dynamics and distribution of 13C-labeled straw carbon by microorganisms as affected by soil fertility levels in the Black Soil region of Northeast China An, T., S. M. Schaeffer, J. Zhuang, M. A. Radosevich, and et al.  2015.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 51, 605-613.

Concentrated ethanol-derived switchgrass extractives inhibit plant and foodborne pathogens Bruce, A., H. B. Korotkin, B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, L. M. Kline, N. Labbe, K. D. Gwinn, D. H. D'Souza, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2015.  Phytopathology, 105(Suppl. 4):S4.20, Annual Meeting, American Phytopathological Society. August 1-5, Pasadena, CA. [Abstract]

Soil degradation of polylactic acid/polyhydroxyalkanoate-based nonwoven mulches Dharmalingam, S., D. G. Hayes, L. C. Wadsworth, R. N. Dunlap, J. M. DeBruyn, J. Lee, and A. L. Wszelaki.  2015.  Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 23(3): 302-315. [Abstract]

Bicontinuous Microemulsions: A Valuable Biomembrane Mimetic System for Melittin Urban, V. S., D. G. Hayes, H. M. O'Neill, S. V. Pingali, R. Ye, R. N. Dunlap, V. Sharma, and M. Ohl.  2015.  American Crystallographic Association (ACA) 65th Annual Meeting, 25-29 July 2015, Philadelphia, PA USA. [Abstract]

Transfer and Survival of Microorganisms to Produce from Surface Irrigation Water.  Gorman, S.  2014.  M.S. Thesis.

Effect of white mustard essential oil on the growth of foodborne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms and the effect of food components on its efficacy Monu, E., J. R. D. David, M. Schmidt, and P. M. Davidson.  2014.  Journal of Food Protection, 77:2062-2068.

Antimicrobial efficacy of a commercial citrus flavonoid and acid blend against foodborne microorganisms.  Techathuvanan, C., and P. M. Davidson.  2014.  International Association of Food Protection, 103rd Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Efficacy of Commercial Natural Antimicrobials Alone and in Combinations against Pathogenic and Spoilage Microorganisms Techathuvanan, C., F. Reyes, J. David, and P. M. Davidson.  2014.  Journal of Food Protection, 77(2):269-275. [Abstract]