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One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
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Mandla A. Tshabalala

Forest Biopolymer Science and Engineering
Unit: FPL-4707

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

Phone:
mtshabalala@fs.fed.us

Below are the 55 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2016
 
Title: Formulation and characterization of polysaccharide beads for controlled release of plant growth regulators
Source: Journal of Materials Science
Author(s) Li, Mei; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Buschle-Diller, Gisela
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Not just lumber--Using wood in the sustainable future of materials, chemicals, and fuels
Source: JOM, Vol. 68(9). pp. 2395-2404
Author(s) Jakes, Joseph E.; Arzola, Xavier; Bergman, Richard; Ciesielski, Peter; Hunt, Christopher G.; Rahbar, Nima; Tshabalala, Mandla; Wiedenhoeft, Alex C.; Zelinka, Samuel L.
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Photocatalytic Degradation of Wood Coated with a Combination of Rutile TiO2 Nanostructures and Low-Surface Free-Energy Materials
Source: BioResources 11 (1), 2393-2402. 10 p.
Author(s) Zheng, Rongbo; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Li, Qingyu; Wang, Hongyan
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Weathering characteristics of wood plastic composites reinforced with extracted or delignified wood flour
Source: Materials 2016, 9(610).
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Stark, Nicole M.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Gao, Jianmin; Fan, Yongming
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2015
 
Title: A Combination Coating of Rutile TiO<sub>2</sub> Nano Structures and Sol-Gel Films to Enhance Weathering Performance of Wood
Source: Paper 2 from Proceedings of the 13th Chinacoat Conference, Nov. 16-17, 2015, Shanghai, China. 11 p.
Author(s) Zheng, Rongbo; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Du, Guanben
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Construction of hydrophobic wood surfaces by room temperature deposition of rutile (TiO2) nanostructures
Source: Applied Surface Science, Volume 328, 2015; pp. 453-458.
Author(s) Zheng, Rongbo; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Li, Qingyu; Wang, Hongyan
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Weathering Performance of Wood Coated with a Combination of Alkoxysilanes and Rutile TiO2 Heirarchical Nanostructures
Source: BioResources Volume 10, Number 4, 2015; pp. 7053-7064.
Author(s) Zheng, Rongbo; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Li, Qingyu; Wang, Hongyan
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2014
 
Title: Color and Surface Chemistry Changes of Pine Wood Flour after Extraction and Delignification
Source: BioResources, Volume 9, Number 2, 2014; pp. 2937-2948.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Gao, Jianmin; Stark, Nicole M.; Fan, Yongming
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Decay resistance of wood-plastic composites reinforced with extracted or delignified wood flour
Source: IRG/WP 14-40655, THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP ON WOOD PROTECTION Section 4, Processes and properties, Paper prepared for the 45th IRG Annual Meeting St George, Utah, USA, 11-15 May, 2014 pp. 2-9.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Chen, Yao; Stark, Nicole M.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Fan, Yongming; Gao, Jianmin
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Moisture Performance of wood-plastic composites reinforced with extracted and delignified wood flour
Source: In: the ANTEC 2014, The Plastics Conference, April 28-30, 2014 Rio All-Suite Holtel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada; SPE ANTEC 2014 pp. 2049-2053.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Stark, Nicole M.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Gao, Jianmin; Fan, Yongming
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Properties of wood-plastic composites (WPCs) reinforced with extracted and delignified wood flour
Source: Holzforschung 2014; 8 p.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Stark, Nicole M.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Gao, Jianmin; Fan, Yongming
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Thermal behavior of extracted and delignified pine wood flour
Source: Thermochimica Acta Volume 591, 2014; pp. 40–44.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Gao, Jianmin; Stark, Nicole M.; Fan, Yongming; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2013
 
Title: Chapter 1.1 Drying Cellulose Nanocrystal Suspensions
Source: In: Production and applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials, Chapter 1.1, TAPPI Press 2013; pp. 31-33.
Author(s) Peng, Yucheng; Gardner, Douglas J.; Han, Yousoo; Cai, Zhiyong; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chapter 2.1 Drying Cellulose Nanofibril Suspensions
Source: In: Production and applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials, TAPPI Press, Chapter 2.1, 2013; pp. 215-217.
Author(s) Peng, Yucheng; Gardner, Douglas J.; Han, Yousoo; Cai, Zhiyong; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chapter 8:Surface Characterization
Source: In: Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites, Second ed., Roger Rowell, Editor, by CRC Books, 2013, pp.217-252.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Jakes, Joseph; VanLandingham, Mark R.; Wang, Shaoxia; Peltonen, Jouko
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Color and surface chemistry changes of extracted wood flour after heating at 120 °C
Source: Wood Sci Technol Volume, 48 2014; pp. 137-150.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Gao, Jianmin; Stark, Nicole M.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Influence of drying method on the material properties of nanocellulose I: thermostability and crystallinity
Source: Cellulose, 2013; 14 p.
Author(s) Peng, Yucheng; Gardner, Douglas J.; Han, Yousoo; Kiziltas, Alper; Cai, Zhiyong; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Influence of drying method on the surface energy of cellulose nanofibrils determined by inverse gas chromatography
Source: Journal of Colloid And Interface Science, Volume 405, 2013; pp. 85-95.
Author(s) Peng, Yucheng; Gardner, Douglas J.; Han, Yousoo; Cai, Zhiyong; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Thermal Properties of Extracted and Delignified Wood Flour for use in Wood-Plastic Composites
Source: In: Conference Proceedings, The Advancements in Fiber-Polymer Composites: Wood Fiber, Natural Fibers and Nanocellulose, May 6-7, 2013 Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 10 p.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Stark, Nicole M.; Gao, Jianmin; Fan, Yongming; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2012
 
Title: Chapter 3 Cell Wall Chemistry
Source: In:Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites, 2nd Edition; Chapter 3. pp. 33-72. 2013.
Author(s) Rowell, Roger M.; Pettersen, Roger; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Heat treatment of wet wood fiber: A study of the effect of reaction conditions on the formation of furfurals
Source: Wood Material Science & Engineering 0.0:1-7; 2012.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; McSweeny, James D.; Rowell, Roger M.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Heat-induced chemical and color changes of extractive-free Black Locust (Rosinia Pseudoacacia) wood
Source: BioResources Volume 7, Number 2, 2236-2248; 2012
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Gao, Jianmin; Fan, Yongming; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Stark, Nicole M.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Optical property analysis of thermally and photolytically aged Eucalyptus Camaldulensis chemithermomechanical pulp (CTMP)
Source: BioResources 7(2), 1474-1487; 2012.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Fan, Yongming; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Stark, Nicole M.; Gao, Jianmin
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Semi-Interpenetrating polymer network hydrogels based on aspen hemicellulose and chitosan: Effect of crosslinking sequence on hydrogel properties
Source: Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Volume 124, pp. 1168-1177; 2012.
Author(s) Karaaslan, Muzaffer Ahmet; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Buschle-Diller, Gisela
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Spectroscopic analysis of the role of extractives on heat-induced discoloration of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
Source: Wood Material Science & Engineering 0.0:1-8; 2012.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Fan, Yongming; Gao, Jianmin; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Stark, Nicole M.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2011
 
Title: Nanoreinforced biocompatible hydrogels from wood hemicelluloses and cellulose whiskers
Source: Carbohydrate Polymers, 86 (2011) 192-201. 10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.04.030
Author(s) Karaaslan, Muzaffer Ahmet; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Yelle, Daniel J.; Buschle-Diller, Gisela
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Photostability and moisture uptake properties of wood veneers coated with a combination of thin sol-gel films and light stabilizers
Source: Holzforschung, Volume 65, pp. 215-220, 2011
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Libert, Ryan; Shaller, Christian M.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2010
 
Title: Performance Enhancement of Wood Surfaces Used in Outdoor Applications: The Effect of Sol-gel Treatment on the Weathering Performance of Solid Wood-polymer Composites
Source: The Fifth European Conference on Wood Modification, September 20-21, 2010. pp. 355-362
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Starr, Charles
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Weathering characteristics and moisture uptake properties of wood coated with water-borne sol-gel thin films
Source: PRA's 7th International Woodcoatings Congress : "Reducing the environmental footprint", The Netherlands, 12-13 October 2010 congress papers [electronic resource]. Hampton : PRA Coatings Technology Centre, c2010 [1 CD-ROM]: 11 p.: ISBN: 9780956135728.
Author(s) Tshabalala, M. A.; Starr, C.; Sutherland, N. R.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: WOOD HEMICELLULOSE/CHITOSAN-BASEDSEMI-INTERPENETRATING NETWORK HYDROGELS: MECHANICAL, SWELLING AND CONTROLLED DRUG RELEASE PROPERTIES
Source: BioResources 5(2), 1036-1054.
Author(s) Karaaslan, Ahmet M.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Buschle-Diller, Gisela
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2009
 
Title: Outdoor weathering of sol-gel-treated wood
Source: In: Third International Coating Wood and Wood Composites Conference: durable and sustainable--today and beyond. Proceedings, Sept. 22-23, 2009, Charlotte, NC. Washington, D.C. : National Paint & Coatings Assocation, 2009. 1 vol.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Libert, Ryan; Sutherland, Nancy Ross
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Sol-Gel Modification of Wood Substrates to Retard Weathering
Source: In: PRA's 6th international Woodcoatings congress, Perserve, Protect, Prolong. 2008 October 14-15. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Paper 35: 1-14; 2009
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Williams, R. Sam
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Surface Modification of Wood by Alkoxysilane Sol-Gel Deposition to Create Anti-mold and Anti-fungal Characteristics
Source: Silanes and Other Coupling Agents, Vol. 5; pp. 135-147; 2009
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Yang, Vina; Libert, Ryan
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2007
 
Title: Adsorption mechanism of cadmium on juniper bark and wood
Source: Bioresource technology. Vol. 98 (2007): pages 588-594.
Author(s) Shin, Eun Woo; Karthikeyan, K. G.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Pelletized ponderosa pine bark for adsorption of toxic heavy metals from water
Source: BioResources. Vol. 2, no. 1 (2007): pages 66-81.
Author(s) Oh, Miyoung; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: PELLETIZED PONDEROSA PINE BARK FOR ADSORPTION OF TOXIC HEAVY METALS FROM WATER
Source: BioResources 2(1), 66-81; 2007
Author(s) Oh, Miyoung; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood surface modification by in-situ sol-gel deposition of hybred inorganic--organic thin films
Source: J. Coat. Technol. Res., 4 (4) 483-490, 2007
Author(s) Tshabalala, Sung
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2006
 
Title: Use of lignocellulosic materials as sorbents for pesticide and phosphate residues
Source: [Wisconsin : Wisconsin Cranberry Board], 2006: 6 pages.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Surface Modification by In-situ Sol-gel Deposition of Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Thin Films
Source: In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Woodcoatings Congress: Enhancing Service Life. 2006 October 17-18; Prague, Czech Republic. Middlesex, UK: PRA Coatings Technology Centre: paper 5. 6 p.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2005
 
Title: Cell wall chemistry
Source: Handbook of wood chemistry and wood composites. Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2005: pages 35-74.
Author(s) Rowell, Roger M.; Pettersen, Roger; Han, James S.; Rowell, Jeffrey S.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Orthophosphate sorption onto lanthanum-treated lignocellulosic sorbents
Source: Environmental science & technology. Vol. 39 (2005): pages 6273-6279.
Author(s) Shin, Eun Woo; Karthikeyan, K. G.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Sol-Gel deposition of inorganic alkoxides on wood surfaces to enhance their durability under exposure to sunlight and moisture
Source: In: Martin, Johathan W.; Ryntz, Rose A.; Dickie, Ray A. eds. Service life prediction: challenging the status quo. Bluebell, PA: Federation of Societies of Coating Technology; 385-391. Chapter
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Surface characterization
Source: Handbook of wood chemistry and wood composites. Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2005: pages 187-211.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2004
 
Title: Cationized milled pine bark as an adsorbent for orthophosphate anions
Source: Journal of applied polymer science. Vol. 93 (2004): Pages 1577-1583
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Karthikeyan, K.G.; Wang, D.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Laccase modification of the physical properties of bark and pulp of loblolly pine and spruce pulp
Source: Lignocellulose biodegradation. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 2004. ACS Symposium series ; 889
Author(s) Kenealy, William; Klungness, John; Tshabalala, Mandla; Horn, Eric; Akhtar, Masood; Gleisner, Roland; Buschle-Diller, Gisela
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Solution chemistry effects on orthophosphate adsorption by cationized solid wood residues
Source: Environmental science & technology. Vol. 38, no. 3 (2004): Pages 904-911
Author(s) Karthikeyan, K.G.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Wang, D.; Kalbasi, M.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2003
 
Title: Accelerated weathering of wood surfaces coated with multifunctional allkoxysilanes by sol-gel deposition
Source: Journal of coatings technology. Vol. 75, no. 943 (Aug. 2003): Pages 37-43.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Gangstad, John E.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Modification of lignocellulosic materials by laccase
Source: 2003 TAPPI Fall Technical Conference: Engineering, Pulping & PCE&I. Atlanta, GA: TAPPI Press, 2003: 9 pages.
Author(s) Kenealy, William; Klungness, John; Tshabalala, Mandla; Gleisner, Roland; Horn, Eric; Akhtar, Masood; Zulaica-Villagomez, Hilda; Buschle-Diller, Gisela
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Surface chemistry and moisture sorption properties of wood coated with multifunctional alkoxysilanes by sol-gel process
Source: Journal of applied polymer science. Vol. 88 (2003): Pages 2828-2841
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Kingshott, Peter; VanLandingham, Mark R.; Plackett, David
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Use of Lignocellulose Materials as Sorption Media for Phosphorus Removal
Source: 2002 ASAE Annual International Meeting / CIGR XVth World Congress, July 2002. pp. 2-15
Author(s) Karthikeyan, Tshabalala, Wang
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Use of modified pine bark for removal of pesticides from stormwater runoff
Source: StormCon [electronic resource] : The North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition : July 28-31, 2003, San Antonio, Texas. Santa Barbara, CA : Forester Communications, Inc., 2003: 8 pages.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2002
 
Title: Alternative technologies for water quality management
Source: Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association news. Vol. 13, no. 5 (May 2002): [1] Page
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Use of lignocellulose materials as sorption media for phosphorus removal
Source: [2002 ASAE annual international meeting : CIGR XVth World Congress : Chicago, Illinois, USA, July 28-July 31, 2002. St. Joseph, MI : ASAE, 2002]: 15 pages.
Author(s) Karthikeyan, K.G.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Wang, Dongmei
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1999
 
Title: Correlation of water vapor adsorption behavior of wood with surface thermodynamic properties
Source: Journal of applied polymer science. Vol. 73, no. 3 (July 18, 1999).:p. 399-407.
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Denes, Agnes R.; Williams, R. Sam.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1997
 
Title: Determination of the Acid - Base Characteristics of Lignocellulosic Surfaces by Inverse Gas Chromatography
Source: Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Volume 65, Number 5, August 1, 1997, p. 1013-1020
Author(s) Tshabalala, Mandla A.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
 
Publication Year: 2011
Surface color of modified (B, C, D) and unmodified (A) western red cedar before (0 h) and after (720 h) of artificial weathering in a WeatherOmeter. Steve Schmieding, Forest Service
Highlight ID: 305
Lumen filling and sol-gel reinforcement of the wood cell wall

FPL researchers used a two-prong strategy to enhance weathering properties of wood. This dual treatment showed promise in protecting wood against the combined effects of sunlight and moisture. ...

 
Publication Year: 2010

Highlight ID: 190
Sol-gel technology to enhance performance properties of wood or wood fiber

With support from industry partners, FPL researchers are developing new sol-gel technologies to enhance performance properties of wood or wood fiber. Sol-gel technologies are wet-chemical techniques that are widely used in the fields of materials sci ...

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Winning water filter design using ponderosa pine bark as filter media.Wood Water Filter Design Wins Regional Competition

A team of engineering students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) took first place in a recent American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) competition with a bit of guidance from FPL Research Chemist Mandla Tshabalala...

05-09-2013