Publications Archive:

Dowlatabadi, L., H. Borazjani. 2017. Remediation of oriented strand board (OSB) process water. Pages 5-10 in Proceedings of the Mississippi Water Resources Conference. Download



Stratton, J., C. Stokes. 2017. Multidisciplinary rememdiation: An analysis of chlorinated metabolites in groundwater contaminated by pentachlorophenol following 15 years of air/biosparging, phytoremediation and in-situ chemical oxidation protocols. Pages 31-37 in Proceedings of the Mississippi Water Resources Conference. Download



Ingram Jr., L.L., H.M. Barnes, R. Shmulsky, D. Jeremic. 2016. Preparation of calibration standards for the analysis of pentachlorophenol in treated wood by X-ray fluorescence. Proceedings of the International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 16-20591.



Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey. 2014. Compression and bending strength of steamed, treated hardwoods. Bioresources 9(1):537-544. Download



Jeremic, D., R. Goacher, R. Yan, C. Karunakaran, E.R. Master. 2014. Scanning transmission X-ray microscopy as a tool for examining chemical changes in wood cell walls due to enzymatic activity. International Research Group on Wood Protection IRG/WP 14-20556. 11 pp.



Moghbeli, T., A. Borazjani, R.D. Seale, S.V. Diehl. 2014. Effect of plant-based filtration and biotreatment on toxicity of bio-oil process water. Wood and Fiber Science 46(3):303-310.



Nicholas, D.D., T.P. Schultz. 2014. Review of progress in the development of accelerated wood decay test methodology. American Wood Protection Association 108:133-136.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2014. A brief review of the treatability and efficacies of commercial copper preservatives. American Wood Protection Association 108:80-86.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2014. Comparison of fungal efficacies of commercial preservatives using the E22 soil block, deck/flower pot, and standard E7 and E8 versus accelerated E7 and E8 tests. American Wood Protection Association 108:126-132.



Tang, J.D., S.V. Diehl. 2014. Omics and the future of sustainable biomaterials. Pages 59-79 in Deterioration and Protection of Sustainable Biomaterials, Chapter 3, T.P. Schultz, editor. ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society, Washington DC. Download



Winandy, J.E., H.M. Barnes, P.D. Jones, C.R. McIntyre. 2014. Laboratory and field exposures of fire retardant-treated plywood: Part 3—Modeling exposure relationships. Wood and Fiber Science 46(4):563-572.



Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey, C. McIntrye. 2013. Evaluation of Barrier Wrap Systems After 71 Months of Exposure. The International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 13-40631. 12 pp.



Borazjani, A., K. Walker, S. Langroodi. 2013. Biodegradation of highly contaminated pentachlorophenol processwater. Pages 246-252 in G.A. Sorial and J. Hong, editors, Proceedings from the Sixth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology. Houston, TX.



Little, N., T.P. Schultz, S.V. Diehl, D.D. Nicholas, A.J. Londo, F. Musser, J. Riggins. 2013. Field evaluations of subterranean termite preference for sap-stain inoculated wood. Journal of Insect Behavior. Download



Mao, A, E.B. Hassan, M.G. Kim. 2013. Low mole ratio UF and UMF resins entailing uron-tupe methylene-ether groups and their low formaldehyde emission potentials. BioResources 8(2):2470-2486. Download



Mao, A., E.B. Hassan, M.G. Kim. 2013. Investigation of low mole ratio UF and UMF resins aimed at lowering the formaldehyde emission potential of wood composite boards. BioResources 8(2):2453-2469. Download



Mao, A., E.B. Hassan, M.G. Kim. 2013. Low mole ratio urea-melamine-formaldehyde resins entailing increased methylene-ether group contents and their formaldehyde emission potentials of wood composite boards. Bioresources 8(3):4659-4675. Download



Skrobot III, F., H. Aglan, S.V. Diehl. 2013. Communities of mold fungi on flooded building materials. The International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 13-10799. 18 pp.



Tang, J., L.A. Parker, A.A. Perkins, T.S. Sonstegard, S. Schroeder, D.D. Nicholas, S.V. Diehl. 2013. Gene expression analysis of copper tolerance and wood decay in the brown rot fungus Fibroporia radiculosa. Applied and Enviornmental Microbiology 79(5):1523-1533. Download



Walker, K., S. Langroodi, A. Borazjani. 2013. Bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in cresosote-contaminated processwater. A-46 in R.R. Sirabian and R. Darlington, Chairs, Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies-2013. Second International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies. Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH.



Borazjani, H., R.D. Seale, s.K. Langroodi. 2012. Efficacy of manufactured wood shavings to mitigate marsh land impacts associated with deep water oil spills. Pages 3-9 in Proceedings, Mississippi Water Resources Conference. Download



Diehl, S.V. 2012. Molecular analysis of microbes that colonize wood. Proceedings, American Wood Preservers' Association 107:32-40. Fort Lauderdale, FL.



Green, B.L., P. Jones, D.D. Nicholas, R. Schimleck, R. Shmulsky, J. Dahlen. 2012. Assesment ofl the early signs of decay of Populus deltoides wafers exposed to Trametes versicolor by near infrared spectroscopy. Holzforschung 66 515-520. Download



Johnson, T.E., S.C. Kitchens. 2012. Continuation study of the response of subterranean termites (Coptotermes formosanus) to organosilane treated wood wafers (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Sociobiology 59(4):1-6.



Kirker, G.T., M.L. Prewitt, T.P. Schultz, S.V. Diehl. 2012. Community analysis of preservative-treated southern pine (Pinus spp.) using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP) analysis. Part 1: Fungal field study. Holzforschung 66:521-527. Download



Kirker, G.T., M.L. Prewitt, W.J. Diehl, S.V. Diehl. 2012. Community analysis of preservative-treated southern pine (Pinus spp.) using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP) analysis. Part 2: Bacteria field study. Holzforschung 66:529-535. Download



Kirker, G.T., T.L. Wagner, S.V. Diehl. 2012. Relationship between wood-inhabiting fungi and Reticulitermes spp. In four forest habitats of northeastern Mississippi. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 72:18-25. Download



Langroodi, S., A. Borazjani, D.D. Nicholas, M.L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl. 2012. Effect of Biodiesel on the Efficacy of Pentachlorophenol Treated Wood. Proceedings, International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 12-30584. 1-16.



Langroodi, S., H. Borazjani, D.D. Nicholas, M.L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl. 2012. Bioremediation and leaching potential of pentachlorophol (PCP) in biodiesel versus diesel carriers. Wood and Fiber Science 44(3):271-279. Download



Nicholas, D.D., J. Shi, T.P. Schultz, L. Sites. 2012. Effect of an antioxidant on the efficiacy of organic wood preservatives in an accelerated soil contact decay test. Proceedings, International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 12-30583. 7 pp. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2012. Effect of sapwood/heartwood, grain oritentation, juvenile wood, and moisture content on the treatability of southern pine dimension lumber with two commercial copper preservatives. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 107:52-65. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2012. Relative fungal efficacy results from the soil block test with a long incubation period of three commercial copper wood preservatives. Holzforschung 66:245-250. Download



Tang, J.D., A.D. Perkins, T.S. Sonstegard, S.G. Schroeder, S.C. Burgess, S.V. Diehl. 2012. Short-read sequencing for genomic analysis of the brown rot fungus fibroporia radiculosa. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(7):2272-2281. Download



Mangum, L., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl, M.L. Prewitt, R.D. Seale, R.C. Sloan. 2011. Co-composting of steam-pressed scrim lumber process water. Forest Products Journal 60(7/8):632-639.



Saeed, K.L., H. Borazjani, D. Nicholas, L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl, S.C. Kitchens. 2011. Remediation of pentachlorophenol (PCP) in biodiesel versus diesel carriers. International Research Group on Wood Protection 11-50279.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2011. Chemical Wood Preservative Systems in North American. Chapter 3, Pages 29-35 in J.J. Morrell, K.M. Brooks, and C.M. Davis, editors, Managing Treated Wood in Aquatic Environments, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2011. Efficacy of two organic biocides with co-added antioxidants. Holzforschung 65:771-773. Download



Borazjani, H., S.V. Diehl, M.L. Prewitt. 2010. Long-term performance evaluation of a pump and treat system at a wood-treated site. In G.A. Sorial and J. Hong, editors, Proceedings, Fourth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology 2008(1):221-226.



Hunt, M.O., T.A. Amburgey, D.L. Cassens, H.M. Barnes, R. Smith, T. Kohlmeier, K. Owen, R. Leavitt, D. Warner. 2010. Preservative-treated yellow poplar for above-ground use. Seven pages in Proceedings of the International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe–Timber Committee. Download



Kang, Y., M.L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl, D.D. Nicholas. 2010. Screening of basidiomycetes and gene expression of selected lingin modifying enzymes of Phlebia radiata during biodeterioration of three wood types. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 64:545-553. Download



Kang, Y., S.V. Diehl, M.L. Prewitt, D.D. Nicholas. 2010. Structural changes, basidiomycete richness, enzyme activity and proteomic profiling of decay resistant and non-resistant woods over 18 months in soil contact. International Research Group on Wood Preservation IRG/WP 10-10733.



Kirker, G.T., M.L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl. 2010. The usual suspects: Fingerprinting microbial communities involved in decay of treated southern yellow pine. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 106:127-133.



Little, N.S., T.P. Schultz, D.D. Nicholas. 2010. Effect of different soils and pH amendments on brown-rot decay activity in a soil block test. Holzforschung 64(5):667-671. Download



Little, N.S., T.P. Schultz, D.D. Nicholas. 2010. Termite-resistant heartwood. Effect of antioxidants on termite feeding deterrence and mortality. Holzforschung 64:395-398. Download



McConnell, T.E., N.S. Little, S.Q. Shi, T.P. Schultz. 2010. The susceptibility of chemically treated southern hardwoods to subterranean termite attack. Wood and Fiber Science 42(2):252-254. Download



Nicholas, D.D., T.P. Schultz, W. Henry. 2010. Effect of polyvinyl alcohol on copper leaching from treated wood. Forest Products Journal 59(10):28-30.



Nicholas, D.D., T.P. Schultz. 2010. Reexamination of the soil block test: Can we obtain comparative efficacy results? American Wood Protection Association 106. Download



Schultz, T.P, D.D. Nicholas. 2010. A proposed accelerated field stake test for rapid assessment of wood preservative systems. Holzforschung 64(5):673-679. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2010. Biocide retention variation and gradients in commercially treated 4 by 4s. Forest Products Journal 60(2):190-193. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2010. Effect of soil on the pH of treated wood in ground contact. Wood and Fiber Science 42(3):412-416. Download



Barnes, H.M., G.B. Lindsey, J.M. Hill. 2009. Effect of copper xyligen treatment on bending properties of wood. Holzforschung 63:254-256. Download



Dahlen, J., T.P. Schultz, M.L. Prewitt, D.D. Nicholas. 2009. Effect of chemical and physical properties on the decay susceptibility of southern pine sapwood decking in two aboveground exposures. Forest Products Journal 59(9):74-78.



Hatten, N.R., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl, M.L. Prewitt. 2009. Effects of composting on removal of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium from sawdust amended with chicken litter. Compost Science and Utilization 17(3):166-172.



Holly, C., G. Ervin, C.R. Jackson, S.V. Diehl, G.T. Kirker. 2009. Effect of an invasive grass on ambient rates of decompostion and microbial community structure: A search for causality. Biological Invasions Download



Irby, N.E., T.L. Amburgey, S.C. Kitchens. 2009. Anti-sapstain biocides for fresh southern hardwood logs when delays occur between felling and water-spray storage. American Wood Protection Association 105:302-305.



Li, G., D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2009. Measurement of wood decay by dynamic MOE in an accelerated soil contact test. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 08-20390. 8 pp. Download



Little, N., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl. 2009. Evaluation of a new biobased oil absorbent. Paper B-39 in G.B. Wickramanayake and H.V. Rectanus (Chairs), In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation—2009. Tenth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium (Baltimore, MD; May 5-8, 2009). Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH.



Monticello, R.A., S.C. Kitchens, T.L. Amburgey. 2009. A commercial, registered and durable antimicrobial available for use on wood and wood products. In Proceedings, Third International Coating Wood and Wood Composites Conference: Durable and Sustainable-Today and Beyond.



Nicholas, D.D., J. Shi, T.P. Schultz. 2009. Evaluation of variables that influence dynamic MOE in wood decay studies. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 09-20409. 8 pp. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2009. Effect of co-added antioxidants and/or metal complexing compounds on decay efficacy and biocide leaching of southern yellow pine (SYP) samples treated with 4,5-dichloro-2-octyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (DCOI) or azoles. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 105:56-58.



Vasishth, P., D.D. Nicholas, W.P. Henry, T.P. Schultz. 2009. Effect of polyvinyl alcohol on copper leaching from treated wood. Forest Products Journal 59(10):28-30.



Barnes, H.M. 2008. Wood preservation trends in North America. Pages 583-598 in T.Schultz, H. Militz, M.H. Freeman, B. Goodell, D.D. Nicholas, editors. Development of Commercial Wood Preservatives: Efficacy, Environmental and Health Issues. ACS Symposium Series 982, American Chemical Society, Washington DC.



Barnes, H.M., C.R. McIntyre, D.W. Bullock, M.H. Freeman, G.B. Lindsey. 2008. Penta analysis: Is XRF good enough? Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 103:101-106. Download



Binbuga, N., C. Ruhs, J.K. Hasty, W.P. Henry, T.P. Schultz. 2008. Developing environmentally benign and effective organic wood preservatives by understanding the biocidal and non-biocidal properties of extractives in naturally durable heartwood. Holzforschung 62:264-269. Download



Borazjani, A., S.V. Diehl, M.F. Hannigan, M.L. Prewitt. 2008. Long-term performance of a pump and treat system at a wood treating site. Pages 12-16 in Proceedings, 38th Annual Mississippi Water Resources Research Conference. Jackson, MS. Download



Diehl, S.V., M.L. Prewitt, Y.M. Kang, L. Mangum, J.D. Tang. 2008. Wood decay research using molecular procedures, what can it tell us? The International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 08-10678. 13 pp.



Kang, Y., M.L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl. 2008. Characterization of protein patterns from decayed wood of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) by proteomic analysis. International Research Group on Wood Protection, Doc #IRG/WP 08-10654.



Kirker, G.T., S.V. Diehl, M.L. Prewitt, W.J. Diehl. 2008. Microbial community analysis using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP) analysis: Field study results. International Research Group on Wood Protection, Doc# IRG/WP 08-20377.



Nicholas, D.D., H. Militz. 2008. Concepts in the development of new accelerated test methods for wood decay. Pages 142-151 in T.Schultz, H. Militz, M.H. Freeman, B. Goodell, D.D. Nicholas, editors. Development of Commercial Wood Preservatives: Efficacy, Environmental and Health Issues. ACS Symposium Series 982, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.



Preston, A., L. Jin, D.D. Nicholas, A. Zahora, P. Walcheski, K. Archer, T.P. Schultz. 2008. Field stake tests with copper-based preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 08-30459. Download



Prewitt, M.L., S.V. Diehl, T.C. McElroy, W.J. Diehl. 2008. Comparison of general fungal and basidiomycete-specific ITS primers for identification of wood decay fungi. Forest Products Journal 58(4):66-71. Download



Przewloka, S., D. Crawford, D. Rammer, D.L. Buckner, B. Woodward, G. Li, D.D. Nicholas. 2008. Assessment of biodeterioration for the screening of new wood preservatives: Calculation of stiffness loss in rapid decay testing. Holzforschung 62:270-276. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2008. Improving the performance of organic biocides using economical and benign additives. Pages 272-284 in T.P. Schultz, H. Militz, M.H. Freeman, B. Goodell, and D.D. Nicholas, editors; Development of Commercial Wood Preservatives: Efficacy, Environmental, and Health Issues. Chapter 16, American Chemical Society Symposium Series 982, Washington, DC.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2008. Introduction to developing wood preservative systems and molds in homes. Pages 2-8 in T.P. Schultz, H. Militz, M.H. Freeman, B. Goodell, and D.D. Nicholas, editors; Development of Commercial Wood Preservatives: Efficacy, Environmental, and Health Issues. Chapter 1, American Chemical Society Symposium Series 982, Washington, DC.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2008. Long-term ground-contact efficacy studies of two synergistic biocide mixtures that laboratory decay studies suggested may be promising wood preservative systems. Forest Products Journal 58(5):73-76. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2008. Long-term outdoor efficacy trials of wood treated with organic biocides and co-added non-biocidal additives. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 104:96-102. Download



Schultz, T.P., K. Ragon, D.D. Nicholas. 2008. A hypothesis on a second non-biocidal property of wood extractives, in addition to toxicity, that affects termite behavior and mortality. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 08-10638. Download



Su, Y., B. Sridhar, F.X. Han, D. Monts, S.V. Diehl. 2008. Effect of bioaccumulation of Cs and Sr natural isotopes on foliar structure and plant spectral reflectance of Indian Mustard (Brassica juncea). Waste Management Symposium 2008. Phoeniz, AZ.



Amburgey, T.L. 2007. Introduction: Why moisture control is important and the regional housing durability concept. Page 3 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI



Barnes, H.M., C. R. McIntyre, D. W. Bullock, M. H. Freeman, G. B. Lindsey. 2007. Assaying pentachlorophenol-treated wood using XRF. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 07-20362. 9 pp. Download



Barnes, H.M., J.M. Linton, G.B. Lindsey. 2007. Effect of post-treatment steaming on the bending properties of southern pine treated with copper naphthenate. Forest Products Journal 57(12):83-85. Download



Binbuga, N., J.K. Hasty, S.R. Gwaltney, W.P. Henry, T.P. Schultz. 2007. Determination of the stability constants for the binding of sulfonated morin with Fe2+. Inorgnica Chimica Acta 360:2339-2344. Download



Binbuga, N., W.P. Henry, T.P. Schultz. 2007. Binding of hydroxychromones with A13+ in methanol. Polyhedron 26:6-10. Download



Borazjani, H., B.W. Schipke, S.V. Diehl, M.L. Prewitt. 2007. Evaluation of materials for filtration of TPH-contaminated water. Five pages in Proceedings of the Ninth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Sympoisum, May 7-10, 2007. Baltimore, MD.



Keith, C., H. Borazjani, S.V.Diehl, M.L. Prewitt, Y.Su, F. Han, B.S. Baldwin. 2007. Aquatic phytoremediation of CCA and copper contaminated water. Pages 23-28 in Proceedings, 37th Annual Mississippi Water Resources Conference. Jackson, MS. Download



Kirker, G.T., M.L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl. 2007. Effects of chlorothalonil (CTN) and butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) on microbial communities involved in the deterioration of wood using T-RFLP II: Results from field studies. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 07-30429.



Kirkpatrick, J.W., H.M. Barnes. 2007. Biocide treatments for engineered wood composites using strandboard as a test platform. Pages 329-337 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.



Kocaefe, D., J.L. Shi, D.Q. Yang, J. Zhang. 2007. Preliminary study of thermal treatment effects of mold growth of selected Quebec wood species. Forest Products Journal 57(12):30-33.



Li, G., D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2007. Development of an accelerated soil contact decay test. Holzforschung 61: 214-218. Download



Nicholas, D.D., M.H. Freeman. 2007. PXTS: A new environmentally friendly metal free oligomer wood preserving system. Pages 311-317 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, A. Preston. 2007. Past, present and future of wood preservation. Pest Management Science 63:784-788. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, J. Shi. 2007. Water repellency and dimensional stability of wood treated with waterborne resin acids. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, IRG WP-07-40364. 9 pp.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, L.L. Ingram Jr. 2007. Laboratory and outdoor water repellency and dimensional stability studies of southern pine sapwood treated with a waterborne water repellent made from resin acids. Holzforschung 61:317-322. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2007. Totally organic wood preservative systems for exterior residential applications. Pages 289-294 in Wood Protection 2006, H. M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.



Shi, J., D. Kocaefe, T.L. Amburgey, J. Zhang. 2007. A comparative study on brown-rot fungus decay and subterranean termite resistance of thermally-modified and ACQ-C-treated wood. Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff 65(5):353-358. Download



Sridhar, B., F.X. Han, S.V. Diehl, D. Monts, Y. Su. 2007. Effects of Zn and Cd accumulation on structural and physiological characteristics of barley plants. Brazilian Journal of Plant Physiology 19:15-22. Download



Barnes, H.M. 2006. Spurs, belt buckles, chaps and ten-gallon hats: An allegory for wood protection. Proceedings, American Wood-Preservers’ Association 102:30-37. Download



Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2006. The impact of test site and oil content on the performance of pentachlorophenol-treated wood. Forest Products Journal 56(5):43-47. Download



Borazjani, H., T.N. Chamblee, Y. Vizzier, H.A. Stewart, S.V. Diehl. 2006. Reduce, reuse, recycle. Upholstery Manufacturing 19(5):26-27.



Gauntt, J.C., T.L. Amburgey, S.C. Kitchens.  2006.  Decay in wood ties: Problem solved!  How application of proven preservative technology may eventually eliminate biolocial deterioration as a failure mechanism.  American Wood-Preservers’ Association 102:155.



Keith, C., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl, Y. Su, B.S. Baldwin. 2006. Removal of copper, chromium, and arsenic by water hyacinths. Pages 15-19 in Proceedings of the 36th Annual Mississippi Water Resources Research Conference, Jackson, MS. Download



Kirkpatrick, J.W., H.M. Barnes. 2006. Biocide treatments for wood composites--A review. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 06-40323. 21 pp. Download



Kirkpatrick, J.W., H.M. Barnes. 2006. Copper naphthenate treatments for engineered wood composite panels. Bioresource Technology 97(2006):1959-1963. Download



Lebow, P., R. Ziobro, L.K. Sites, T.P. Schultz, D. Pettry, D.D. Nicholas, S. Lebow, P. Kamdem, R. Fox, D. Crawford. 2006. Statistical analysis of influence of soil source on leaching of arsenic and copper from CCA-C treated wood. Wood and Fiber Science 38(3):439-449. Download



Li, G., D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2006. Effect of delayed drying time on copper distribution in the annual rings of ACQ-treated southern yellow pine research stakes. Forest Products Journal 56(3):29-31.



Li, G., D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2006. Effect of wood decay on the proportional limit of thin wood samples stressed in the bending mode. The International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 06-20334. 10 pp.



Nicholas, D.D. 2006. Efficacy of commercial silver formulations against wood decay fungi. American Wood-Preservers’ Association 102:67.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, G.T. Kirker, M.L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl. 2006. Effect of the antioxidant BHT on reducing depletion of chlorothalonil in treated wood after 54 months of ground-contact exposure. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 57(2006):45-50. Download



Amburgey, T.L. 2005. Controlling mold growth when cleaning flooded and/or rain-wetted homes. MSU Extension Forestry Technical Note, MTN-E14. Download



Barnes, H.M., M. Maupin, G.B. Lindsey. 2005. Bending properties of southern pine treated with waterborne copper naphthenate. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers’ Association 101:64-73. Download



Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2005. Performance of copper naphthenate and its analogs as ground contact wood preservatives. Bioresource Technology 96(10):1131-1135. Download



Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2005. Performance of zinc-based systems. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers’ Association 101:47-54. Download



Binbuga, N., K. Chambers, W.P. Henry, T.P. Schultz. 2005. Metal chelation studies relevant to wood preservation. 1. Complexation of propyl gallate with Fe2+. Holzforschung 59:205-209. Download



Borazjani, H., D. Wiltcher, S.V. Diehl. 2005. Bioremediation of polychlorinated biphenyl and petroleum contaminated soil. Pages 502-507 in W.G. Lyon, J.J. Hong, R.K. Reddy, editors; Proceedings of Environmental Science and Technology 2005(II). Download



Borazjani, H., P. Black, S.V. Diehl. 2005. Kenaf medium multi-stage biofiltration system for clean-up of creosote and pentachlorophenol contaminated groundwater. Pages 290-295 in W.G. Lyon, J.J. Hong, R.K. Reddy, editors; Proceedings of Environmental Science and Technology 2005(1). Download



Borazjani, H., S.V. Diehl, R. Britto, M. Lybrand. 2005. In-Situ biosparging of pentachlorophenol (PCP) contaminated groundwater. Pages 179-182 in W.G. Lyon, J.J. Hong, R.K. Reddy, editors; Proceedings of Environmental Science and Technology 2005(1). Download



Hatten, N.R., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl. 2005. Leaching of nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium from sawdust amended with chicken litter. Proceedings, 2005 Mississippi Water Resources Conference. Pp. 99-110. Download



Kirkpatrick, J. W., H.M. Barnes. 2005. Biocide treatments for engineered composite panels. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers’ Association 101:92. Download



Kirkpatrick, J.W., H.M. Barnes. 2005. A preliminary investigation of the properties of engineered wood composite panels treated with copper naphthenate. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc #IRG/WP 05-40294. 8 pp. Download



McIntrye, C. R., H.M. Barnes, M.H. Freeman. 2005. 40-year assays of penta-treated posts in DeQueen, AR. Appendix A, Report of Committee P4. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers’ Association 101:181-186. Download



Muin, M., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl. 2005. Enhanced wood preservative wastewater remediation in the presence of commercial surfactants. Eight Annual International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium Proceedings. Baltimore, MD. June 6-9, 2005.



Nicholas, D.D., T.P. Schultz, L. Sites, D. Buckner. 2005. Effect of permeability and extractives on the decay rate of southern pine sapwood in above ground exposure. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. #IRG/WP 05-20310. 8 pp.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, W.P. Henry, C.U. Pittman, D.O. Wipf, B. Goodell. 2005. Review of laboratory and outdoor exposure efficacy results of organic biocide: Antioxidant combinations, an initial economic analysis and discussion of a proposed mechanism. Wood and Fiber Science 37(1):175-184. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, W.P. Henry. 2005. Efficacy of a copper(II)/oxine copper wood preservative mixture after 69 months of outdoor ground-contact exposure and a proposed mechanism to explain the observed synergism. Holzforschung 59:370-373. Download



Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2004. Performance of zinc-based preservative systems in ground contact. Wood Design Focus 14(2):13-17. Download



Borazjani, H., S.V. Diehl, H.S. Stewart, K.A. Brasher. 2004. Composting research targets forest products and poultry industries. BioCycle 45(5):42-44.



Diehl, S.V., T.C. McElroy, M.L. Prewitt. 2004. Development and Implementation of a DNA RFLP Database for Wood Decay and Wood Associated Fungi. International Research Group on Wood Preservation IRG 35, IRG/WP 04-10527: 1-18.



Nicholas, D.D., H. Borazjani, T.P. Schultz. 2004. Accelerated laboratory soil contact decay test using soil ammended with composted wood. The International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. #IRG/WP 04-20284. 6 pp.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, M.L. Prewitt. 2004. Environmentally-benign wood preservatives based on an organic biocide:antioxidant combination: Ground-contact efficacy ratings and BHT depletion after four years of exposure. Holzforschung 58:300-304. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, T.J. Dalton, D. Keefe. 2004. Biocide retention variation of southern yellow pine products treated with waterborne preservatives in commercial, pilot plant, or laboratory cylinders. Forest Products Journal 54(3):85-90.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, W. Henry, C. Pittman, D. Wipf, B. Goodell. 2004. Environmentally-benign wood preservatives based on organic biocide:antioxidant comb.: A brief review of lab and field exposure results and discussion of a proposed mechism. The International Research Group on Wood Preservation.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2004. Protection of wood against biodeterioration. Pages 1274-1282 in J. Burley, J. Evans, and J.A. Youngquist, editors, Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences, Volumes 1-4. Elsevier, Oxford, U.K.



Allen, C.E., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl, M.F. Hannigan. 2003. Phytoremediation of an organic wood preservative. 8 pages in V.S. Magar and M.E. Kelley, eds, In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2003. Proc. Of the 7th Intl in Situ & On-Site Bioremediation Symp.



Amburgey, T.L., J.L. Watt, M.G. Sanders. 2003. Extending the service life of wooden crossties by using pre- and supplemental preservative treatments, 15-year exposure report. Crossties (May/June 2003). 5 pp.



Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, T.L. Amburgey. 2003. Effect of oil content on the performance of wood treated with pentachlorophenol. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 03-30324. 7 pp. Download



Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, T.L. Amburgey. 2003. Field testing of copper carboxylates. Proceedings of the American Wood Preserver’s Association 99:166.



Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2003. Field testing of copper carboxylate preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 03-30322. 6 pp. Download



Diehl, S.V., M.L. Prewitt, F.M. Shmulsky. 2003. Use of fatty acid profiles to identify white-rot wood decay fungu. In: Wood Deterioration and Preservation. Nicholas, Schultz, Goddell, editors. American Chemical Society.



Goodell, B., D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2003. Introduction to Wood Deterioration and Preservation. Chapter 1. Wood Deterioration and Preservation: Advances in Our Changing World. American Chemical Society. Pp. 2-7.



Maruthi Sridhar, B.B., S.V. Diehl, Y.Su, D.L. Monts. 2003. Monitoring the internal structure of barley plants subjected to metal phytoremediation. In: Proc., 7th International Symposium on In situ & On-site Bioremediation, Battelle, 2003, Orlando, FL.



Maruthi Sridhar, B.B., Y. Su, S.V. Diehl, D.L. Monts. 2003. Structural and ultrastructural changes in plants subjected to metal phytoremediation. In: Proc., 7th International Symposium on In situ and On-site Bioremediation, Battell, 2003, Orlando, FL.



McElroy, T.C., M.L. Prewitt, S.V. Diehl. 2003. A comparison of fatty acid and molecular profiles for identification of wood colonizing basidiomycota. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc# IRG/WP 03-20278. 12 pp.



Morshed, M.M., D.D. Nicholas, C.U. Pittman, Jr., T.P. Schultz. 2003. Modification of wood by graft treatment. International Research Group on Wood Preservation. Doc #IRG/03-40257.



Nicholas, D.D., D. Crawford. 2003. Concepts in the Development of New Accelerated Test Methods for Wood Decay. In: Wood Deterioration and Preservation: Advances in Our Changing World. American Chemical Society.



Nicholas, D.D., T.P. Schultz. 2003. Effect of copper: Propiconazole and copper: Citrate systems in ground contact exposure at a site with copper tolerant fungi. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc #IRG/03-30305.



Prewitt, M.L., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl. 2003. Soil-enhanced microbial degradation of pentachlorophenol-treated wood. Forest Products Journal 53(6):44-50.



Prewitt, M.L., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl. 2003. Use of soil to enhance microbial degradation for remedial of PCP treated wood. Pages 15-30 in Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers’ Assn., Managing the treated wood resource. Boston, MA. 05/01/03.



Prewitt, M.L., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl. 2003. Slurry-phase bioremediation of pentachlorophenol-treated utility poles. 8 pages in V.S. Magar and M.E. Kelley, eds, In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2003. 7th Intl in Situ & On-Site Bioremediation Symp.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, S. Lebow. 2003. Migration of iron and manganese into CCA-treated wood in soil contact and the resulting error in leaching results when using energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometers. Forest Products Journal 53(9):77-80.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2003. A Brief Overview of Non-Arsenical Wood Preservative Systems. Chapter 26. Wood Deterioration and Preservation: Advances in Our Changing World. American Chemical Society. Pp. 420-432.



Allen, C.E., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl. 2002. The phytoremediation of creosote contaminated soil. In: Proc., 2002 Mississippi Water Resources Conference. Download



Amburgey, T.L. 2002. Effect of building design and construction techniques on the colonization of structures by subterranean termites and fungi. In: Proc., Enhancing the Durability of Lumber and Engineered Wood Products. Kissimme, FL. Pp 291-294.



Amburgey, T.L., J.L. Watt, M.G. Sanders, H.M. Barnes. 2002. Alternative treatments for crossties. Proceedings, American Wood-Preservers’ Association 98: 122-124. Download



Barnes, H.M. 2002. Wood preservation. In: Encyclopedia of Pest Management (David Pimentel, ed.), Marcel Dekker (New York), 3pp. Download



Barnes, H.M., J.A. Brient, M. Freeman, C. Kerr. 2002. Performance of copper naphthenate-treated poles in service. Forest Products Journal 52(4):60-63. Download



Crawford, D., R. Fox, P. Kamden, S. Lebow, D.D. Nicholas, D. Pettry, T.P. Schultz, L. Sites, R. Ziobro. 2002. Lab studies of CCA-C leaching: Influence of wood and soil properties on extent of arsenic and copper depletion. IRGWP, Doc #IRGWP 02-50186.



Criss, D.L., T. Elder, T.H. Fisher, T.P. Schultz. 2002. Effect of the alpha- and gamma-hydroxyls on the alkaline hydrolysis rate of nonphenolic b-0-4 lignin diastereomers. Holzforschung 56(1):67-72. Download



Goswami, J., A. Abramson, R. Buff, D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2002. Update on lab and field test results for polymeric alkylphenol polysulfide treated wood. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Document #IRG/WP 02-20240.



Green, F. III., W. Henry, T.P. Schultz. 2002. Mechanisms of protection by NHA against fungal decay. IRG 02-10429.



Green, III., F., W. Henry, T.P. Schultz. 2002. Mechanisms of protection by NHA against fungal decay. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Document #IRG/WP 02-10429.



Jansen, S., D.D. Nicholas. 2002. Use of transverse compression properties as a measurement of wood biodegradation, Part 1 of 2 - Effect of white-rot on yellow poplar. International Research Group on Wood Prservation. 02-40239.



Maruthi Sridhar, B.B., Y. Su, S.V. Diehl, D.L. Monts. 2002. Monitoring leaf reflectance and internal structure of barley during phytoremediation of heavy metals. November 9-14, 2002. Indianapolis, IN. American Society of Agronomy Annual Meetings.



Murphy, R.J., H.M. Barnes, D.J. Dickinson. 2002. Vapor boron technology. In: Proceedings, Enhancing the Durability of Lumber & Engineered Wood Products, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI,



Ra, J.B.; H.M. Barnes, T.E. Conners. 2002. Predicting boron diffusion in wood from surface absorption. Forest Products Journal 52(10):67-70. Download



Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes. 2002. A new approach to improving wood treatability. Proceedings, Enhancing the Durability of Lumber and Engineered Wood Products. Forest Products Society, Kissimmee, FL. Pp. 91-93.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, D.E. Pettry. 2002. Depletion of CCA-C from ground-contact wood: Results from two field sites with significantly different soils. Holzforschung 56(2):125-129. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, W. Henry. 2002. Innovations in protection chemistry: New approaches to prevent wood decay. In: Proc., Enhancing the Durability of Lumber and Engineered Wood Products. Feb, 2002. Kissimme, FL. Pp. 273-280.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2002. Development of environmentally benign wood preservatives based on the combination of organic biocides with antioxidants and metal chelators. Phytochemistry 61:555-560. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2002. Enhanced efficacy from the combination of copper (II) and Cu-8: laboratory and field studies. In: Proc., Enhancing the Durability of Lumber and Engineered Wood Products. Feb, 2002. Kissimme, FL. Pp. 107-110.



Schultz, T.P., T.H. Fisher. 2002. Alkaline hydrolysis of nonphenolic beta-0-4 lignin models: Substituted effect of the A-ring on the rate. Holzforschung 56(6):592-594. Download



Shiohara, K., H. Borazjani, M. Hannigan. 2002. Flocculant selectivity for organic compounds and metals removal from process water. In: Ex-Situ Biological Treatment Technologies. Battle Press, Columbus, OH. Vol. 6(6):279-286.



Barnes, H.M. 2001. Wood: preservative treated. In: Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology (Buschow K H J, Cahn R W, Flemings M C, Ilschner B, Kramer E J, Mahajan S (eds.)). Elsevier Science, Oxford, Vol. 10, pp. 9683-9688.



Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.H. Freeman, J.A. Brient. 2001. Performance of cooper naphthenate-treated hardwoods. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 01-30269, 11 pp. Download



Diehl, S.V. 2001. Use of fatty acid profiles to identify wood decay fungi. American Chemical Society Sponsored Symposium.



Diehl, S.V., F.M. Shmulsky, M.L. Prewitt. 2001. Biofiltration of terpenes and other wood-drying emissions. May 20-24, 2001. Orlando, FL. American Society of Microbiologists Annual Meeting.



Goswami, J., A. Abramson, R. Buff, D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2001. Lab and field test results for wood treated with polymeric alkylphenol polysulfide. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Document #IRG/WP 01﷓30268. 5 pp.



Hannigan, M., L. Wasson, S.V. Diehl. 2001. Biofiltration of solvents common to the furniture finishing industry. American Society of Microbiologists Annual Meeting.



Mortimer, M., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl, M. Hannigan. 2001. Use of simulated constructed wetlands for organic wood preservatives bioremediation. In: Phytoremediation, Wetlands, and Sediments. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH. Vol. 6(5):329-336.



Nabors, Y., S.V. Diehl, H. Borazjani. 2001. Degradation of pentachlorophenol using different bacteria in a fixed film system. American Society of Microbiologists Annual Meeting.



Nicholas, D.D., M.G. Kim, C.U. Pittman, Jr., T.P. Schultz, L.L. Ingram, Jr., F.R. Kabir, L. Wasson, L. Wang, M. Ivankoe. 2001. Polyurethane resins-treated wood pallets which are decontaminable of chemical warfare agents. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 21(3):285-298. Download



Ra, J.B.; H.M. Barnes, T.E. Conners. 2001. Determination of boron diffusion coefficients in wood. Wood & Fiber Science 33(1):90-103.



Shiohara, K., S.V. Diehl, H. Borazjani. 2001. Use of a commercial surfactant for enhanced biodegradation of organic wood-preservative contaminated process water. Pages 48-51 in Proceedings, 2001 MS Water Resources Conference. Download



Vasishth, P., D.D. Nicholas. 2001. Effect of polyvinyl pyrrolidone on the dimensional stability and leachability of copper from wood treated with ammoniacal copper formulations. Forest Products Journal 51(1):1-5.



Amburgey, T.L. 2000. Fungi and their effects on untreated wood products. AWPA Newsline, January/February 2000. pp. 4-5. Download



Amburgey, T.L., M.H. Freeman. 2000. An update on the efficacy and performance of a copper naphthenate-borax preservative paste. In: Proc., International Conference on Utility Line Structures, Fort Collins, CO. March 20-22, 2000. Pp. 33-37.



Barnes, H.M. 2000. A preliminary evaluation of copper naphthenate-treated poles in service, Appendix 2 to subcommittee T4 Poles. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 96:146-153. Download



Barnes, H.M., D.P. Kamdem, M.H. Freeman. 2000. Copper naphthenate-treated southern pine pole stubs in field exposure. Part II: Chemical characterization of full size pole stubs 12 years after treatment. In: Proc., International Research Group on Wood Preservation, IRG/WP 00-30246. 10 pp. Download



Barnes, H.M., M.H. Freeman, J.A. Brient, C.N. Kerr, Jr. 2000. A preliminary evaluation of copper naphthenate-treated poles in service. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 96:53 (Technical Forum Abstract)



Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.H. Freeman, J.A. Brient. 2000. Field performance of copper naphthenate-treated hardwoods. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 97:15-23. Download



Borazjani, A., S.V. Diehl, H.A. Stewart. 2000. Composting of furniture manufacturing woodwastes and phenolic-bonded softwood plywood sawdust. IN: Proceed. XXI IUFRO World Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 19 pp.



Diehl, S.V. 2000. Worker exposure to mold spores from agricultural residues. 14th Annual Meeting of the Southeast-USA section of the AOAC International. April 11-13, Atlanta, GA.



Diehl, S.V., B. Saileela, H. Borazjani. 2000. Biofiltration of monoterpenes emitted from drying wood. Forest Products Journal 50:43-48.



Goswami, J., A. Abramson, R. Buff, D.D. Nicholas. 2000. Evaluation of polymeric aklylphenol polysulfide as a new wood preservative compound. In: Proc., International Research Group on Wood Preservation, IRG/WP 00-30251. 8 pp.



Nicholas, D.D. 2000. Preservation of wood. In: Wood and Cellulosic Chemistry. D. Hon and N. Shiraishi (ed). Marcel Dekker, Inc. pp. 795-806.



Nicholas, D.D., A. Kabir, A.D. Williams, A.F. Preston. 2000. Water repellency of wood treated with alkylammonium compounds and chromated copper arsenate. In: Proc., International Research Group on Wood Preservation, IRG/WP 00-30231. 9 pp.



Nicholas, D.D., M. Freeman. 2000. Comparative performance of pentachlorophenol and copper naphthenate in a long term field stake test. 5th International Conference on Utility Structures, Fort Collins, CO, March 20-22, 2000.



Nicholas, D.D., M.H. Freeman. 2000. Comparative performance of pentachlorophenol and copper naphthenate in a long term field stake test. In: Proc., International Research Group on Wood Preservation, IRG/WP 00-30243. 14 pp.



Ra, J.B., H.M. Barnes. 2000. A method for determining boron diffusion coefficients in wood. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 96:52. (Technical Forum Abstract).



Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes. 2000. Innovations in the treatment of southern pine heartwood. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 00-40172, 6 pp. Download



Schultz, H.P., T.P. Schultz. 2000. Topological organic chemistry. 12. Graph theory and constant interval reciprocal Schultz-type molecular topological indices of alkanes and cycloalkanes. Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences 40:107-112. Download



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas, D.E. Pettry, M.G. Kim. 2000. Effect of soil parameters on biocide depletion: Laboratory and field studies of water- and emulsion-borne preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Document #IRG/WP 0030234.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2000. Lignin Influence on Agrosperm Sapwood Susceptibility to White-Rot Fungal Colonization: A Hypothesis. In: Lignins. W.Glasser et al (ed) ACS Symposium Series No. 742.



Schultz, T.P., D.D. Nicholas. 2000. Naturally durable heartwood: Evidence for the dual defensive function of extractives. Phytochemistry 54:47-52. Download



Schultz, T.P., T. Nilsson, D.D. Nicholas. 2000. Synergistic wood preservatives: Terrestrial microcosms (TMCS) and field exposure efficacy studies of the synergistic copper pyrithione mixture. Wood and Fiber Science 32:346-353.



Shiohara, K., H. Borazjani. 2000. Evaluation of selected commercial flocculants for removal of organic and inorganic wood preservative from process water. Pages 291-299 in Proceedings, 2000 Mississippi Water Resources Conference. Download



Wiltcher, D., H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl, H.A. Stewart. 2000. Compositing of phenolic-bonded softwood plywood waste. Forest Products Journal 50(10):82-85.