Publications

NOTE: Following publications are not related to Water Security research area

30 Journal Publications; 3 book Chapters; 29 Conference Presentations

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

31.  Xue, L., E.K. Mupondwa, M. Gruber, L.G. Tabil, S. Sokhansanj, and P.K. Adapa. 2015. Canada’s lignocellulosic biorefinery concept: Current status and technology commercialization prospects, Biotechnology Advances (under review)

30.  Emami S., L.G. Tabil, and P.K. Adapa. 2015. Effect of glycerol on densification of agricultural biomass. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 8(1): 64-73. DOI: 10.3965/j.ijabe.20150801.009

29.  Emami S., L.G. Tabil, and P.K. Adapa, E. George, A. Tilay, A. Dalai, M. Drisdale, and L. ketabi. 2014. Effect of fuel additives on agricultural straw pellet quality. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 7(2): 92-100. DOI: 10.3965/j.ijabe.20140702.011  

28.  Emami, S., L.G. Tabil, L. Campbell, E. George, and P.K. Adapa. 2013. Densification of Heat Sensitive Protein/Fibre Biomass, Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 55: 3.19-3.28. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7451/CBE.2013.55.3.19

27.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil, and G.J. Schoenau. 2013. Factors affecting pellet quality and energy analysis of pelleting process. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 6(2): 1-12.

26.  Li, X., E.K. Mupondwa, S. Panigrahi, L.G. Tabil, and P. Adapa. 2012. Life cycle assessment of wheat straw bales and densified wheat straw pellets in the Canadian Prairies. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 17: 420-431. Available online at: http://www.springerlink.com/content/q15j1582g7132741/fulltext.pdf

25.  Mupondwa, E.K., X. Li, L.G. Tabil, P. Adapa, S. Sokhansanj, M. Stumborg, M. Gruber, and S. Laberge. 2012. Technoeconomic analysis of wheat straw densification in the Canadian Prairie Province of Manitoba. Bioresource Technology, 110: 355-363. Available online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852412001241

24.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. Schoenau, T. Canam, and T. Dumonceaux. 2011. Quantitative Analysis of Lignocellulosic Components of Non-Treated and Steam Exploded Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, B1: 177-188.

23.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2011. Grinding Performance and Physical Properties of Non-Treated and Steam Exploded Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw. Biomass and Bioenergy, 35: 549-561.

22.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2010. Pelleting Characteristics of Selected Biomass with and without Steam Explosion Pretreatment. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 3(3): 62-79.

21.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2010. Physical and Mechanical Properties of Ground Non-Treated and Steam Exploded Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw. Journal of Powder Technology, 201: 230-241.

20.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2010. Compression Characteristics of Non-Treated and Steam Exploded Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw Grinds. ASABE Journal of Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 26(4): 617-632.

19.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2009. Compaction Characteristics of Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw. Biosystems Engineering, 104(2009): 335-344.

18. Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2009. Compression Characteristics of Selected Ground Agricultural Biomass. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal, Manuscript 1347 Vol. XI(June): 1-19.

17.  Adapa, P.K., C. Karunakaran, L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2009. Potential Applications of Infrared and Raman Spectromicroscopy for Agricultural Biomass. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal, Manuscript 1081 Vol. XI(February): 1-25.

16.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau, L.G. Tabil and A. Singh. 2007. Prediction of Hardness and Durability of Alfalfa Cubes Processed from Fractionated Sun-cured and Dehydrated Alfalfa Chops. Biosystems Engineering, 98(4): 430-436.

15.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau, L.G. Tabil, E.A. Arinze, A. Singh and A. K. Dalai. 2007. Customized and Value-added High Quality Alfalfa Products - A New Concept. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal, Manuscript FP 07 003. Vol. IX. (June): 1-28.

14. Arinze, E.A., G.J. Schoenau and P.K. Adapa. 2007. Modelling the fractional drying and aerodynamic separation of alfalfa into leaves and stems in a rotary drum dryer. Drying Technology: An International Journal, 25(5): 785-798.

13.  Adapa, P.K., A. Singh, G.J. Schoenau and L.G. Tabil. 2006. Pelleting characteristics of fractionated alfalfa grinds - Hardness Models. International Journal of Powder Handling and Processing, 18(5): 294-299.

12.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau, L.G. Tabil, S. Sokhansanj and A. Singh. 2006. Compression of fractionated sun-cured and dehydrated alfalfa chops into cubes - Specific Energy Models. Bioresource Technology, 98(2007): 38-45.

11.  Dalai, A.K., G.J. Schoenau, D. Das and P.K. Adapa. 2006. Volatile organic compounds emitted during high temperature drying of alfalfa. Biosystems Engineering, 94(1): 57-66.

10.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau, E.A. Arinze and S. Sokhansanj. 2005. Fractionation of Alfalfa into leaves and stems using a three pass rotary drum dryer. Biosystems Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2004.12.003, PH - Postharvest Technology, 91(4): 455-463.

9.   Adapa, P.K. and G.J. Schoenau. 2005. Recirculating heat pump assisted continuous bed drying and energy analysis. International Journal of Energy Research, DOI: 10.1002/er.1103, 29: 1-12.

8.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau, L.G. Tabil and S. Sokhansanj. 2005. Cubing characteristics of fractionated suncured and dehydrated alfalfa chops. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, ASAE Transactions, 21(4): 671-680.

7.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau, L.G. Tabil, S. Sokhansanj and A. Singh. 2005. Compression of fractionated suncured and dehydrated alfalfa chops into cubes - Pressure & Density Models. Canadian Biosystems Engineering, CSAE, 47: 3.33-3.39.

6.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. Schoenau and S. Sokhansanj. 2004. Pelleting characteristics of fractionated suncured and dehydrated alfalfa grinds. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, ASAE Transactions, 20(6): 813-820.

5.  Arinze, E.A., G.J. Schoenau, S. Sokhansanj and P.K. Adapa. 2003. Aerodynamic separation and fractional drying of alfalfa leaves and stems - A review and new concept. Drying Technology, 21(9): 1673-1702.

4.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. Schoenau, B. Crerar and S. Sokhansanj, 2002. Compression characteristics of fractionated alfalfa grinds. International Journal of Powder Handling and Processing, 14(4): 252-259.

3.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau and S. Sokhansanj, 2002. Performance study of a heat pump dryer system for specialty crops - Part 1: Development of a Simulation Model. International Journal of Energy Research, 26: 1001-1019 (DOI: 10.1002/er.836).

2.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau and S. Sokhansanj, 2002. Performance study of a heat pump dryer system for specialty crops - Part 2: Development of a Simulation Model. International Journal of Energy Research, 26: 1021-1033 (DOI: 10.1002/er.835).

1.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau and S. Sokhansanj, 2002. Performance study of a re-circulating cabinet dryer using a household dehumidifier. Drying Technology an International Journal, 20(8): 1673-1689.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

3.  Tabil, L.G., P.K. Adapa, and M. Kashaninejad. 2011. Biomass Feedstock Pre-Processing - Part 2: Densification. Biofuel’s Engineering Process Technology, Chapter 19, ISBN 978-953-307-178-7, Book edited by Marco Aurelio dos Santos Bernardes, Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Minas Gerais, Brasil, pages 439-464.

2.  Tabil, L.G., P.K. Adapa, and M. Kashaninejad. 2011. Biomass Feedstock Pre-Processing - Part 1: Pre-Treatment. Biofuel’s Engineering Process Technology, Chapter 18, ISBN 978-953-307-178-7, Book edited by Marco Aurelio dos Santos Bernardes, Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Minas Gerais, Brasil, pages 411-438.

1.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau, L.G. Tabil and S. Sokhansanj. 2004. Fractional Drying of Alfalfa Leaves and Stems: Review and Discussion. Book Chapter-12 in “Dehydration of Products of Biological Origin”. Science Publishers/Oxford & IBH. Edited by Dr. A.S. Mujumdar. 

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND PRESENTATIONS

29. Shahram, E., L.G. Tabil, and P.K. Adapa. 2013. Agglomeration of Heat Sensitive Protien/Fibre Biomass. CSBE Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, SK, Paper No. ####, July.

28.  Shahram, E., L.G. Tabil, and P.K. Adapa. 2013. Effect of Fuel Additives on Agricultural Straw Pellet Quality. CSBE Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, SK, Poster No. 6, July 8.

27.  Shahram, E., L.G. Tabil, P.K. Adapa and L. Ketabi. 2013. Effect of Glycerol on Densification of Agricultural Biomass. CSBE Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, SK, Paper No. 5, July 10.

26.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2013. Overall Energy Analysis for Post-harvest Processing and Densification of Agricultural Straw Residue. CSBE Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, SK, Paper No. 8, July 8.

25.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2012. Factors Affecting Pellet Quality and Energy Analysis of Pelleting Process. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, TX, Paper No. 1213377658, July 30.

24.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau and L.G. Tabil. 2012. Postharvest Processing and Densification of Selected Agricultural Straw as Feedstock for the Biofuel Industry. 2nd World Congress of Bioenergy (WCBE), Renewable Energy for Sustainability, Xi'an, China, April 25-28.

23.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2011. A Comprehensive Analysis on the Factors Affecting Densification of Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw Grinds. CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Paper No. CSBE11-513, July 10-13, 2011.

22.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. Schoenau and S. Raamanathan. 2011. Determining the Lignocellulosic Composition of Agricultural Straw using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. Annual General Meeting, Agricultural Biorefinery Innovation Network, Agricultural and Bioproducts Innovation Program, London, ON, January 10-11.

21.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2010. Densification of Agricultural Straw Grinds into Pellets. ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Paper No. MBSK 10-406, October 7-9.

20.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau (Invited). 2010. Agricultural Biomass as Feedstock for Biofuel Industry. Geography Colloquia, Department of Geography, University of Saskatchewan, September 17.

19.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2010. Feasibility Study on the Pelletization of Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw Grinds. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Paper No. 1009141, June 20-23.

18. Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2010. Application of Infrared Spectromicroscopy to Characterize and Determine Spatial Distribution of Lignocellulosic Components in Agricultural Straw Pellets. CSBE/SCGAB the 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR), Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, Paper No. CSBE100647, June 13-17.

17. Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. Schoenau and A. Opoku. 2010. Pelleting of Agricultural Biomass with and without Pre-Treatment. 2nd Annual General Meeting, Cellulosic Biofuel Network Meeting, Agricultural and Bioproducts Innovation Program, Ottawa, ON, Poster No. 19, March 11-12, and Agricultural Biorefinery Innovation Network, Agricultural and Bioproducts Innovation Program, London, ON, March 15-16.

16. Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2010. Compression Characteristics of Agricultural Biomass Subject to Pre-Treatment. 2nd Annual General Meeting, Cellulosic Biofuel Network Meeting, Agricultural and Bioproducts Innovation Program, Ottawa, ON, Poster No. 11, March 11-12, and Agricultural Biorefinery Innovation Network, Agricultural and Bioproducts Innovation Program, London, ON, March 15-16.

15.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2009. Grinding Characteristics of Selected Non-Treated and Steam Exploded Agricultural Biomass. ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, Student Union, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA, Paper No. SD09-600, September 18-19.

14.  Adapa, P.K., D. Nelson, L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2009. Compaction Characteristics of Non-Treated and Steam Exploded Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw grinds. ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, Student Union, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA, Paper No. SD09-800, September 18-19.

13.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. Schoenau and D. Nelson. 2009. Compression Characteristics of Non-Treated and Steam Exploded Barley, Canola, Oat and Wheat Straw Grinds. ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, Student Union, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA, Paper No. SD09-900, September 18-19.

12.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2009. Pelleting Characteristics of Selected Agricultural Biomass – Density and Energy Models. Biofuels & Bioenergy - A Changing Climate, IEA Bioenergy Conference, Vancouver, Canada, Poster No. 15, July 23-26.

11.  Adapa, P.K., C. Karunakaran, L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2009. Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass using Infrared Spectroscopy. CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference, Prince Edward Island, Paper No. CSBE09307, July 12-15.

10.  Adapa, P.K., C. Karunakaran, L.G. Tabil and G.J. Schoenau. 2008. Application of FT-IR and FT-Raman Spectromicroscopy to Study Chemical Compound Characterization and Distribution in Agricultural Biomass - A Review. CSBE/ASABE 2008 Red River Inter-sectional Meeting at Hotel Holiday Inn, Winnipeg, Manitoba Paper No. RRV 08-603, Sept. 19-20.

9.   Adapa,P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. and Schoenau, 2006. Municipal Solid Waste - A Review of Classification System. CSBE/ASABE 2006 North-Central Inter-sectional Meeting Sponsored by CSBE and ASABE Parktown Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA Paper No. MBSK 06-209, Oct. 5-7.

8.  Adapa,P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. Schoenau, and S. Sokhansanj, 2005. Physical Properties of Cube from Fractionated Suncured and Dehydrated Alfalfa Chops. ASAE 2005 Annual International Meeting, Tampa Convention Centre, Tampa, Florida, Paper No. 056161, July 17-20.

7.  Adapa,P.K., G.J. Schoenau, L.G. Tabil, S. Sokhansanj and B. Crerar, 2003. Pelleting of Fractionated Alfalfa Product. ASAE 2003 Annual International Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, Paper No. 036069, July 27-30.

6.   Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil, G.J. Schoenau, and S. Sokhansanj, 2003. Value Added Processing of Dehydrated and Suncured Alfalfa, Soils and Crops Conference, University of Saskatchewan, February 17-18.

5.  Adapa, P.K., L.G. Tabil Jr., G.J. Schoenau, S. Sokhansanj and J. Bucko, 2002. Compression and Compaction Behavior of Fractionated Alfalfa Grinds. ASAE/CSAE 2002 North-Central Intersectional Meeting Sponsored by ASAE and CSAE Parktown Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA Paper No. MBSK 02-206, September 27-28.

4.  Adapa, P.K., J. Bucko, L.G. Tabil Jr., G.J. Schoenau and S. Sokhansanj, 2002. Pelleting Characteristics of Fractionated Suncure and Dehydrated Alfalfa Grinds. ASAE/CSAE 2002 North-Central Intersectional Meeting Sponsored by ASAE and CSAE Parktown Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA Paper No. MBSK 02-207, September 27-28.

3.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau and S. Sokhansanj, 2001. An Energy Efficient System for Drying High Quality Crops in Humid Climates. The Second International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment Protection Technologies, Cairo, Egypt, November 5 – 8.

2.  Adapa, P.K., G.J. Schoenau and S. Sokhansanj, 2001. Low temperature energy efficient drying using heat pump. The 27th Annual Conference of the Solar Energy Society of Canada, Inc., Regina, Saskatchewan, September 28 – 30.

1.  Adapa, P.K., S. Sokhansanj, G.J. Schoenau, and B. Crerar, 2000. Heat pump assisted drying of specialty crops. The 2000 North central region intersectional meeting sponsored by the red river valley section of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Moorehead, Minnesota, Paper No. RRV00-506, September 29-30.