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One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
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Barbara L. Illman

Institute for Microbial and Biochemical Sciences
Unit: FPL-4712

One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI
United States
53726-2398

Phone:
billman@fs.fed.us

Below are the 50 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2015
 
Title: Chemistry of wood in 3D: new infrared imaging
Source: Proceedings paper: 19th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium, September 22-15, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2015; 5 p.
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Sedlmair, Julia; Unger, Miriam; Crooks, Casey; Oliveira, Marli; Hirschmugl, Carol
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Contrasting Patterns of Diterpene Acid Induction by Red Pine and White Spruce to Simulated Bark Beetle Attack, and Interspecific Differences in Sensitivity Among Fungal Associates
Source: Journal of Chemical Ecology
Author(s) Mason, Charles J.; Klepzig, Kier D.; Kopper, Brian J.; Kersten, Philip J.; Illman, Barbara L.; Raffa, Kenneth F.
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2014
 
Title: 3D FT-IR imaging spectroscopy of phase-separation in a poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)/poly(L-lactic acid) blend
Source: Vibrational Spectroscopy 75 (2014) pp. 169-172.
Author(s) Unger, Miriam; Sedlmair, Julia; Siesler, Heinz W.; Hirschmugl, Carol; Illman, Barbara
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2013
 
Title: 3D spectral imaging with synchrotron Fourier transform infrared spectro-microtomography
Source: Nature Methods, Volume 10, Number 9, SEPTEMBER 2013 pp. 861-866.
Author(s) Martin, Michael C.; Dabat-Blondeau, Charlotte; Unger, Miriam; Sedlmair, Julia; Parkinson, Dilworth Y.; Bechtel, Hans A.; Illman, Barbara; Castro, Jonathan M.; Keiluweit, Marco; Buschke, David; Ogle, Brenda; Nasse, Michael J.; Hirschmugl, Carol J.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chapter 6: Prehydrolysis Pulping with Fermentation Coproducts
Source: In: RSC Green Chemistry No. 18, Integrated Forest Biorefineries, Edited by Lew Christopher. The Royal Society of Chemistry 2013, Published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, www.rsc.org; 2013; pp. 134-150.
Author(s) Wegner, T.H.; Houtman, C.J.; Rudie, A.W.; Illman, B.L.; Ince, P.J.; Bilek, E.M.; Jeffries, T.W.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chemically imaging the effects of the addition of nanofibrillated cellulose on the distribution of poly(acrylic acid) in poly(vinyl alcohol)
Source: Polymer, 2013. pp.1-4.
Author(s) Clemons, Craig; Sedlmair, Julia; Illman, Barbara; Ibach, Rebecca; Hirschmugl, Carol
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Differential sensitivity of polyhydroxyalkanoate producing bacteria to fermentation inhibitors and comparison of polyhydroxybutyrate production from Burkholderia cepacia and Pseudomonas pseudoflava
Source: BMC Research Notes 2013, Volume 6, Number 1, 2013; 4 p.
Author(s) Dietrich, Diane; Illman, Barbara; Crooks, Casey
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Nondestructive chemical imaging of wood at the micro-scale: advanced technology to complement macro-scale evaluations
Source: In: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-226. pp. 331-335.
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Sedlmair, Julia; Unger, Miriam; Hirschmugl, Carol
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2012
 
Title: Diffraction-limited IR Microspectroscopy with IRENI
Source: Microsc. Microanal. 18 (Suppl 2), 2012; pp. 840-841.
Author(s) Sedlmair, J.; Illman, B.; Unger, M.; Hirschmugl, C.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2010
 
Title: Mycoremediation of Waste Wood Treated with CCA and ACQ
Source: In: Seventh international conference remediation of chlorinated and recalcitrant compounds preliminary program. 2010 March 24-27; Monterey, CA. Battelle 7th International conference program and abstract book, Monterey, CA. 5 p. 2010
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Yang, Vina W.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Prevention
Source: A Dynamic Invasive Species Research Vision: Opportunities and Priorities 2009-29; United States, Department of Agriculture Forest Service Research and Development Gen. Tech. Report WO-79/83
Author(s) Britton, Kerry; Illman, Barbara; Man, Gary
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Prevention
Source: In: Dix, Mary Ellen; Britton, Kerry, editors. A dynamic invasive species research vision: Opportunities and priorities 2009-29. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-79/83. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Research and Development: 85-90
Author(s) Illman, Barbara; Man, Gary
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2008
 
Title: Rapid whole-genome mutational profiling using next-generation sequencing technologies
Source: In: Genome Research 2008 18: 1638-1642; 2008
Author(s) Smith, Quinlan, Peckham, Makowsky, Tao, Woolf, Shen, Donahue, Tusneem, Stromberg, Stewart, Zhang, Ranade, Warner, Lee, Coleman, Zhang, McLaughlin, Malek, Sorenson, Blanchard, Chapman, Hillman, Chen, Rokhsar, McKernan, Jeffries, Marth, Richardson
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2006
 
Title: 23 Bioremediation of Treated Wood with Fungi
Source: In: Environmental impacts of treated wood; Chapter 23, pp., 413-426
Author(s) Illman, Yang
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Biorefining: Making Paper and Fermentable Sugars from Wood
Source: FPL RIP-4712-001
Author(s) Illman, Barbara
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Bioremediation of treated wood with fungi
Source: Environmental impacts of treated wood. Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006: Pages 413-426.
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Yang, Vina W.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Dynamics of phytophagous insects and their pathogens in Alaskan boreal forests
Source: Alaska's changing boreal forest. Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, 2006. Long-term Ecological Research Network series: Pages [133]-146.
Author(s) Werner, Richard A.; Raffa, Kenneth F.; Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Invasive forest species
Source: McGraw-Hill yearbook of science & technology, 2006. New York : McGraw-Hill, c2006: Pages 177-180.
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Rapid analysis of abietanes in conifers
Source: Journal of chemical ecology. Vol. 32 (2006): pages 2679-2685.
Author(s) Kersten, P.J.; Kopper, B.J.; Raffa, K.F.; Illman, B.L.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2005
 
Title: Effects of diterpene acids on components of a conifer bark beetle-fungal interaction : tolerance by Ips pini and sensitivity by its associate Ophiostoma ips
Source: Environmental entomology. Vol. 34, no. 2 (2005): pages 486-493.
Author(s) Kopper, Brian J.; Illman, Barbara L.; Kersten, Philip J.; Klepzig, Kier D.; Raffa, Kenneth F.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Quantifying sources of variation in the frequency of fungi associated with spruce beetles: Implications for hypothesis testing and sampling methodology in bark beetle-symbiont relationships
Source: Forest Ecology and Management 217 (2005) 187-202
Author(s) Aukema, Werner, Haverkern, Illman, Clayton, Raffa
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2004
 
Title: Bioremediation and degradation of CCA-treated wood waste.
Source: Proceedings of Environmental Impacts of Preservative-Treated Wood, February 8-11, 2004, Orlando, Florida, USA : Pre-conference Proceedings. Gainesville, Fla. : Florida Center for Environmental Solutions, 2004. 1 CD-Rom. 10 pages.
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L; Yang, Vina W.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2003
 
Title: Relationship between stress wave transmission time and bending strength of deteriorated oriented strandboard
Source: Forest Prod. J. 53(3):33-35.
Author(s) Ross, Yang, Illman, Nelson
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Synchrotron applications in wood preservation and deterioration
Source: Wood deterioration and preservation : advances in our changing world. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, c2003. ACS symposium series ; 845: Pages 337-345
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2002
 
Title: Bark beetles and fungal associates colonizing white spruce in the Great Lakes region.
Source: Canadian journal of forest resources. Vol. 32 (2002). Pages 1137-1150.
Author(s) Haberkern, Kirsten E.; Illman, Barbara L.; Raffa, Kenneth F.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Nondestructive evaluation of oriented strand board exposed to decay fungi.
Source: Thirty-third Annual Meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Preservation, 2002 May 12-17, Cardiff, South Wales, UK. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2002. IRG/WP ; 02-20243: [6] pages.
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Yang, Vina W.; Ross, Robert J.; Nelson, William J.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2001
 
Title: Nondestructive Evaluation of Biodegraded Oriented Strandboard: Laboratory Results
Source: Proc 2nd Annual Conf on Durability and Disaster Mitigation in Wood-Frame Housing
Author(s) Yang, Nelson, Illman, Ross
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood-Based Composites Exposed to Fungal Degradation: Laboratory Results
Source: IRG/WP 01-40215, Section 4, May 2001, pp.1-5
Author(s) Yang, Illman, Ferge, Ross
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2000
 
Title: Bioprocessing preservative-treated waste wood
Source: [The International Research Group on Wood Preservation. Section 5, Environmental Aspects : 31st annual meeting, Kona, Hawaii, USA, 14-19 May 2000. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2000].:11 p. : map.
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Yang, Vina W.; Ferge, Les.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Fungal Decay and Discoloration in Log Homes
Source: American/Canadian Association of Log Home Builders, International Log Building Conference 2000. p2
Author(s) Illman, Barbara
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1999
 
Title: High resolution microtomography for density and spatial infomation about wood structures
Source: [SPIE`s 44th Annual Meeting and Exhibition : The International Symposium on Optical Science, Engineering,and Instrumentation : 18-23 July 1999, Colorado Convention Center & Marriott City Center, Denver, Colorado, USA. S.l. : s.n., 1999?].:[7] p. : ill.
Author(s) Illman, Barbara.; Dowd, Betsy.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: High Resolution Microtomography for Density and Spatial Information about Wood Structures
Source: In: SPIE Conference on Developments in X-Ray Tomography II, Denver, Colorado July 1999, SPIE Vol. 3772, pp. 198-204
Author(s) Illman; Dowd
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1998
 
Title: Control of decay in waterfront structures
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 1998
Author(s) Illman, Barbara; Ferge, Les
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of Climate on Durability of Wood
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 1998
Author(s) Illman, Barbara
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Eradicating Decay in Exterior Timbers
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 1998
Author(s) Illman, Barbara
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: On-Site Protection of Structures
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 1998
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1997
 
Title: Nondestructive Elemental Analysis of wood Biodeterioration Using Electron paramagnetic Resonance and Synchrotrons X-ray Fluorenscence
Source: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, Vol. 39, No. 2-3 (1997) 235-243
Author(s) Illman, B. L.; Bajt, S.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The Role of Cations in the Biodegradation of wood by the Brown Rot Fungi
Source: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, Vol. 39 No. 2-3 (1997) 165-179
Author(s) Jellison, Jody; Connolly, Jon; Goodell, Barry; Doyle, Brian; Illman, Barbara; Fekete, Frank; Ostrofsky, Andrea
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1996
 
Title: Fungal degradation of wood treated with metal-based preservatives: 1. Fungal tolerance
Source: IRG/WP 96-10163; THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP ON WOOD PRESERVATION; SECTION 1 BIOLOGY; Prepared for the 27th Annual Meeting; Guadaloupe, French West Indies; 19-24 May 1996, P. 1-7
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Highley, Terry L.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Fungal degradation of wood treated with metal-based preservatives: 2. Redox states of chromium
Source: IRG/WP 96-10164; THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP ON WOOD PRESERVATION; SECTION 1, BIOLOGY; Prepared for the 27th Annual Meeting; Guadeloupe, French West Indies; 19-24 May 1996
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Bajt, Sasa; Highley, Terry L.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1994
 
Title: In Vitro Effect of Isatin on Wood Decay Fungi
Source: Biodeterioration Research 4: Mycotoxins, wood decay, plant stress, biocorrosion, and general biodeterioration: Proceedings of 4th meeting of the Pan American Biodeterioration Society; 1991 August 20-25. New York: Plenum Press, 1994, pp. 307-315
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Research on biodeterioration of wood, 1987-1992. I. Decay mechanisms and biocontrol
Source: FPL-RP-529 March 1994; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Highley, Terry L.; Clausen, Carol A.; Croan, Suki C.; Green, Frederick; Illman, Barbara L.; Micales, Jessie A.
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Research on biodeterioration of wood, 1987-1992. II. Diagnosis of decay and in-place treatments.
Source: FPL-RP-530, March 1994; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Highley, Terry L.; Micales, Jessie A.; Illman, Barbara L.; Green, Frederick; Croan, Suki C.; Clausen, Carol A.
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Response of Lutz, Sitka, and white spruce to attack by Dendroctonus rufipennis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) and blue stain fungi
Source: Environmental entomology. Vol. 23, no. 2 (1994): Pages 472-478
Author(s) Werner, Richard A.; Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1991
 
Title: Oxidative Degradation of Wood by Brown-Rot Fungi
Source: Proc 6th annual Penn State symposium in plant physiology; Vol. 6. 1991. pp. 97-106
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Progress in understanding how brown-rot fungi degrade cellulose
Source: Biodeterioration Abstracts 1991 Vol. 5 No. 3, pp. 231-244
Author(s) Highley, Terry L.; Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1990
 
Title: Changes in Cell Wall Components of White Pine and Maple by White-Rot Fungi
Source: BIODETERIORATION RESEARCH 3: Plenum Press, New York, 1990, pp. 349-360
Author(s) Highley, Terry L.; Illman, Barbara L.
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1989
 
Title: MANGANESE AS A PROBE OF FUNGAL DEGRADATION OF WOOD
Source: IODETERIORATION RESEARCH 2: 485-496
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Meinholtz, Dore C.; Highley, Terry L.
Year: 1989   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Oxygen Free Radical Detection In Wood Colonized By The Brown-rot Fungus, Postia Placenta
Source: Biodeterioration Research 2: Plenum Press, New York, 1989, pp. 497-509
Author(s) Illman, Barbara L.; Meinholtz, Dore C.; Highley, Terry L.
Year: 1989   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1986
 
Title: A Simplified Procedure for the Acetilation of hardwood and softwood flakes for flakeboard production
Source: Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology, 6(3), 427-448 (1986)
Author(s) Rowell, Roger M.; Tillman, Anne-Marie; Simonson, Rune
Year: 1986   view abstract, download publication »
 
Publication Year: 2015
Two-dimensional rendering of three-dimensional chemistry of poplar wood with representative spectra of lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose. Barbara Illman and USDA Forst Service
Highlight ID: 620
Imaging Wood Chemicals in Three Dimensions

For the first time, chemicals in wood were visualized in 3-dimensions. This advance in chemical analysis will help clarify scientists' understanding of wood architecture, strength properties, durability, and cell wall deconstruction for conversion of ...

Research Projects serving in the role of Principal Investigator
 
Project NameStart DateEnd Date
 
Bioconversion of thinnings

Total affiliated publications: 14
07-23-200707-22-2012

Bioconversion of wood sugars to fuels and other chemicals

Total affiliated publications: 23
07-23-200707-22-2012

Enzymatic and microbial processing of wood and wood fiber to fuels and other chemicals

Total affiliated publications: 6
07-23-200707-22-2012

Oxidative systems of wood decay fungi

Total affiliated publications: 24
07-23-200707-22-2012