JAIC 1982, Volume 21, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 01 to 34)
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JAIC 1982, Volume 21, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 01 to 34)


Barbara M. Reagan


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Evans, D.G.; Skelly, J.K. “Application of Microwave Heating in Dye Fixation.” Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists. 88:12 (1972): 429–433.

Delaney, M.J.; Seltzer, I. “Microwave Heating for Fixation of Pad-dyeings on Wool.” Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists. 88:2 (1972): 55–59.

Pepperman, Jr., A.B.; Vail, S.L.; Lyons, D.W. “Application of Microwave Drying to Flame-Retardant Finishing of Cotton Textiles.” 16th Annual Chemistry and Processing Conference. March 17–19, 1976, pp. 114–120.

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Pendergrass, J.E.; Hatcher, J.D.; Lyons, D.W. “Deposition of Finishes and Dyes in Materials Dried Using Microwave Heating.” Journal of Microwave Power. 7:3 (1972): 207–213.

Pepperman, Jr., A.B.; Vail, S.L.; Lyons, W.L. “The Use of Microwave Drying in the Application of Flame Retardants for Cotton Fabrics.” Journal of Coated Fabrics. 6 (1976): 95–104.

Metaxas, A.C.; Catlow, N.; and Evans, D.G. “Microwave Assisted Dye Fixation.” Journal of Microwave Power. 13:4 (1978): 341–350.

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Mayfield, R.J.; Russel, I.M. “Resistance of Dieldrin of the Case Bearing and Webbing Moth Species in Australia.” Textile Institute and Industry. 15 (1977): 419–420.

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Waters, F.L. “Microwave Radiation for Control of Tribolium Confusum in Wheat and Flour.” Journal of Stored Products Research. 12:1 (1976): 19–25.

Carpenter, R.L.; Livstone, E.M. “Evidence for Nonthermal Effects of Microwave Radiation: Abnormal Development of Irradiated Insect Pupae.” IEEE Transactions of Microwave Theory and Techniques. 19 (1971): 173–177.

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I thank Annie Cheng and Kari Arnold, Research Assistants, Department of Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design; and Marian Massoth, Extension Assistant, Pesticide Impact Assessment, for their assistance in collecting data on pesticide formulations. The technical assistance of Mr. Martin Dannatt, CPO, Schendel Pest Control, Manhattan, Kansas, also is appreciated.

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