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Terry L. Amburgey

Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Phone: 662-465-9939  Email: terryamburgey@yahoo.com

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Terry L. Amburgey

2016
Kitchens, S.C., T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes, R.D. Seale. 2016. Mechanical and durability properties of steam-pressed scrim lumber. BioResources 11(2):5343-5347. Download


2014
Kitchens, S.C., T.L. Amburgey. 2014. Encapsulation systems combined with DOT borate treatments—the future of treated crossties. International Research Group on Wood Protection 14-40670.


2014
Skrobot III, F., H.A. Aglan, S. Kitchens, A. Ludwick, T. Amburgey, H. Borazjani, S.V. Diehl. 2014. Fungal populations in air and materials in a flood simulation study. Wood and Fiber Science 46(4):465-479.


2013
Kitchens, S.C., T.L. Amburgey. 2013. Minimizing flood-related damage to homes in flood-prone regions. Tree Talk 36(2):28-29.


2013
Kitchens, S.C., T.L. Amburgey. 2013. The effects of borate and creosote treatments on the resistance properties of wooden crossties. American Wood Protection Association 109:85-93.


2012
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey. 2012. Supplemental treatments for timber bridge components. Forest Products Journal 61(6):450-458.


2012
Kitchens, S.C., T.E. Johnson. 2012. Phytosanitation of wood packaging and shipping material: Are there opportunities for providing residual control. American Wood Protection Association 108:123-124.


2012
Lebow, S., G. Kirker, R. White, T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes, M. Sanders, J. Morrell. 2012. Guide for in-place treatment of wood in historic covered and modern bridges. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report FPL-GTR-205. 50 pp. Download


2011
Amburgey, T.L., S.C. Kitchens. 2011. Protecting wooden railway infrastructure for the next generation. Crossties March/April:10-11.


2011
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey, T.L. Amburgey. 2011. Performance of creosote/chlorothalonil preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 11-30580, 9 pp.


2011
Johnson, T.E., S.C. Kitchens, T.L. Amburgey. 2011. Observed color phenomena and behavioral abnormalities of Reticulitermes spp. in AWPA E1-09 standard laboratory termite test. Sociobiology 58(1):9-16.


2010
Amburgey, T.L., H.M. Barnes. 2010. From forest to pole: 40 years observing deterioration. Pages 111-116 in H.M. Barnes, editor, Proceedings of the 2010 southeastern Utility Pole Conference and Tradeshow.


2010
Amburgey, T.L., S.C. Kitchens, N.E. Irby. 2010. Lumber discolorations: causes and prevention. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 104:198-202.


2010
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


2010
Irby, N.E., T.L. Amburgey, S.C. Kitchens. 2010. Anti-sapstain biocides for fresh Southern hardwood logs when delays occur between felling and water-spray storage. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 105:302-305.


2010
Irby, N.E., T.L. Amburgey. 2010. Southern hardwood logging logistical constraints: how to retain quality raw materials. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 104:44-47.


2009
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.


2009
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.


2008
Amburgey, T.L. 2008. Insects that infest seasoned wood in structures. Pages 32-57 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.


2008
Amburgey, T.L. 2008. Mold fungi - major impediments to cleaning/repairing flood and rain-damaged homes. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 08-40427. 6 pp.


2008
Amburgey, T.L. 2008. Mold fungi as a major impediment to cleaning/repairing flooded and rain-damaged homes. Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Mississippi State University, Research Advances 11(2):4 pp. Download


2007
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.


2007
Amburgey, T.L. 2007. Use of wood composite building materials in the southern climatic region. Page 161 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.


2007
Burley, J.W., T.L. Amburgey. 2007. Surface mold prevention with chlorothalonil/disodium octaborate tetrahydrate systems. Pages 323-327 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.


2007
Kitchens, S.C., T.L. Amburgey. 2007. Appearance, cause and control of lumber discolorations. Pages 105-106 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.


2007
Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey. 2007. Formosan termite research facility for conducting replicated studies on the durability of building components to Coptotermes formosanus. Page 377 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.


2007
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


2006
Amburgey, T.L. 2006. Moisture control and the PCO. Mississippi Pest Control Assn Reporter 32(2):4,8.


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


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


2006
Ragon, K., T. Amburgey. 2006. Can you hear me now? Attracting subterranean termites using electric wavelengths. Proceedings, American Wood-Preservers’ Association 102:73.


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


2005
Amburgey, T.L., H.M. Barnes, D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2005. Wood protection: A guide to protecting your home. Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Mississippi State University, Research Advances 8(1):4 pp. Download


2005
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


2005
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


2005
Ragon, K., Amburgey, T.L. 2005. Positive Directive Movement of Coptotermes Formosanus to Low-Level Electronic Fields. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory Research in Progress, RIP-4723-004. 2 p. Dwonload


2005
Sanders, M.G., Amburgey, T.L. 2005. Field test site to study destructive Formosan termite. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research in Progress, RIP-4723-002. 2 p. Download


2004
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


2004
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, T.E. Connors. 2004. Crosstie species and defect identification guide. Railway Tie Association. Fayetteville, GA.


2004
Ring, D.R., G. Henderson, T.L. Amburgey, W.R. Smith. 2004. Test site for conducting experiments on the formosan subterranean termite. LSU Ag Center Newsletter.


2004
Smith, W.R., T.L. Amburgey, G. Henderson, D.R. Ring. 2004. Facility for conducting field test on Coptotermes formosanus at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. Forest Products Journal 54(5):26-28.


2003
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.


2003
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


2003
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.


2003
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, J.L. Watt. 2003. Crosstie species identification guide. Railway Tie Association Crosstie Species Identification Guide. 26 pp.


2003
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


2003
Smith, W.R., T.L. Amburgey, G. Henderson, D.R. Ring. 2003. Facility for conducting field tests on Coptotermes formosanus at LSU Agricultural Center. The International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc #IRG/WP 03-20274. 7 pp.


2002
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.


2002
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


2002
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.


2002
Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey, S.C. Kitchens. 2002. Strength and finishing characteristics of non-processed and TASK-processed hardwood lumber. Forest Products Journal 52(9):60-62.


2002
Williams, L.H., T.L. Amburgey. 2002. Enhancing durability of building with treated wood: Termite damage and boron contents in 12-year-old test houses in MS. Pages 295-303 in Proceedings, Enhancing the Durability of Lumber and Engineered Wood Products.


2001
Amburgey, T.L., S.C. Kitchens, J.K. Baileys. 2001. Guidelines for the use of anti-sapstain formulations. American Wood-Preservers' Association 97:175-178.


2001
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


2001
Slahor, J.J., H.M. Barnes, B. Dawson-Andoh, T.L. Amburgey, C.C. Hassler. 2001. The durability of yellow-poplar and American beech treated with creosote and borate. Forest Products Journal 51(7/8):51-55. Download


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


2000
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.


2000
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


2000
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


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