Articles from Penn State Authors

Comparative study of radio-frequency and microwave heating for phytosanitary treatment of wood

PDF document, 3.1 MB

Manoj K. Dubey, John Janowiak, Ron Mack, Peggy Elder & Kelli Hoover

Lethal temperature for pinewood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, in infested wood using radio frequency (RF) energy

PDF document, 639.2 KB

Adnan Uzunovic, Brad Gething, Aaron Coelho, Angela Dale, John J. Janowiak, Ron Mack, Kelli Hoover

Lethal Temperature for Pinewood Nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, in Infested Wood Using Microwave Energy

PDF document, 835.5 KB

Kelli Hoover, Adnan Uzunovic, Brad Gething, Angela Dale, Karen Leung, Nancy Ostiguy, John J. Janowiak

Feasibility of eradicating cerambycid larvae and pinewood nematodes infesting lumber with commercial 2.45 GHz microwave equipment

PDF document, 438.2 KB

Mary R. Fleming, John J. Janowiak, John M. Halbrendt, Leah S. Bauer, Deborah L. Miller, and Kelli Hoover

Parameters for scale-up of lethal microwave treatment to eradicate cerambycid larvae infesting solid wood packing materials

PDF document, 159.9 KB

Mary R. Fleming, John J. Janowiak, Joseph Kearns, Jeffrey E. Shield, Rustum Roy, Dinesh K. Agrawal, Leah S. Bauer, Deborah L. Miller, Kelli Hoover

Microwave irradiation of wood packing material to destroy the Asian longhorned beetle

PDF document, 230.5 KB

Mary R. Fleming, Kelli Hoover, John J. Janowiak, Yi Fang, Xin Wang, Wenmin Liu, Yuejin Wang, Xiaoxi Hang, Dinesh Agrawal, Victor C. Mastro, David R. Lance, Jeffery E. Shield, Rustum Roy.

Comparison of potential environmental impacts of microwave and RF phytosanitary treatment of wooden pallets to conventional heat treatment and methyl bromide treatments

PowerPoint 2007 presentation, 1.8 MB

Charles Ray, Sebastian Anil , Li Ma, Shirin Shahidi, Kelli Hoover, and John Janowiak

Determining Treatment Cost of Pallets Under Dielectric Heating Criteria

PowerPoint 2007 presentation, 807.7 KB

C.D. Ray, M.K. Dubey, S. Shahidi, J.J. Janowiak, and K. Hoover. The Pennsylvania State University - September, 2014

Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed Bark-Free Requirements for Wood Pallets in International Trade

PDF document, 736.5 KB

Charles D. Ray, John J. Janowiak, Judd H. Michael, and Hrabrin Bachev

Bark occurrence in U.S. and Canadian wooden pallets

PDF document, 186.7 KB

Charles D. Ray and Edgar Deomano

Articles from Non Penn State Authors

Review of heat treatment of wood and wood packaging

PDF document, 558.5 KB

Lead author: Dr. Eric Allen, Research Scientist, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forestry Service

Wood Pallets – An Important U.S. Industrial Product

PDF document, 4.3 MB

Phil Araman - Virginia Tech/USFS, Blacksburg, VA

Pallet Management and Waste Reduction - Fact Sheet

PDF document, 78.4 KB

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

Methyl Bromide and the Montreal Protocol

PDF document, 1.2 MB

Jeremy Arling, EPA, Methyl Bromide Alternatives Outreach Conference

United States QPS Use of Methyl Bromide

PDF document, 637.7 KB

Robert M. Baca, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ)

Hardwood Lumber Outlook - The Changing Hardwood Lumber Industry and Its Subsequent Effect on the Pallet Industry

PDF document, 543.4 KB

Mark Barford, CAE, National Hardwood Lumber Association Executive Director

ISPM No. 15 and the incidence of wood pests: recent findings, policy changes, and current knowledge gaps

PDF document, 1.6 MB

Eckehard Brockerhoff - SCION, (NZ Forest Research Institute) Christchurch, New Zealand & Robert A. Haack - USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, East Lansing, MI, USA

Pallets 101: Industry Overview and Wood, Plastic, Paper & Metal Options

PDF document, 588.7 KB

John Clarke, Technical Sales Director, The Nelson Company

Quantification of the economic, environmental and social impacts of introducing mandatory treatment requirements for wood packaging material circulating inside the European Union - Final Report

PDF document, 2.4 MB

Submitted by: Food Chain Evaluation Consortium (FCEC) Civic Consulting – Agra CEAS Consulting - Arcadia International - Van Dijk Management Consultants Project leader: Agra CEAS Consulting Brussels

Pallet Trends

PDF document, 3.7 MB

This report was produced as part of the Value to Wood Program, funded by Natural Resources Canada – Canadian Forest Service.

Effectiveness of the International Phytosanitary Standard ISPM No. 15 on Reducing Wood Borer Infestation Rates in Wood Packaging Material Entering the United States

PDF document, 714.3 KB

Robert A. Haack, Kerry O. Britton, Eckehard G. Brockerhoff, Joseph F. Cavey, Lynn J. Garrett, Mark Kimberley, Frank Lowenstein, Amelia Nuding, Lars J. Olson, James Turner, Kathryn N. Vasilaky

Heating characteristics of western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) in a high frequency field

PDF document, 948.3 KB

Ciprian Lazarescu and Stavros Avramidis

Radio frequency heating pasteurization of pine wood nematode (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus) infected wood

PDF document, 376.9 KB

Ciprian Lazarescu, Angela Dale, Adnan Uzunovic, Colette Breuil, Stavros Avramidis

Radio-Frequency Heating Kinetics of Softwood Logs

PDF document, 1.7 MB

Ciprian Lazarescu and Stavros Avramidis - Department of Wood Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Phytosanitary risks associated with the global movement of forest products: A commodity-based approach

PDF document, 1020.1 KB

Isabel Leal, Eric Allen, Leland Humble, Shane Sela, and Adnan Uzunovic - Canadian Forest service, Pacific Forestry Centre, Information report

Pallet Outlook Market Trends and Manufacturing Concerns

PDF document, 391.9 KB

Hardwood Publishing Company

How Do Differing Standards Increase Trade Costs? The Case of Pallets

PDF document, 203.8 KB

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 3519, February 2005