Publications

2014

Ng E.-H., C.W. Smith, E.F. Hequet, S. Hague, and J. Dever. 2014. Diallel Analysis of Fiber Quality Traits with an Emphasis on Elongation in Upland Cotton. Crop Science. 54:1-6.

Jernigan K., C.W. Smith, E.F. Hequet, B. Beyer and R. Percy. 2014. Combining Ability and Genetic Variability for Fiber Color among Upland Cotton Accessions. Crop Science. 54:1041-1047.

Jernigan K., C.W. Smith, E.F. Hequet, B. Beyer and R. Percy. 2014. Combining Ability and Variability for Fiber Maturity among Diverse World Cotton Genotypes. Crop Science. 54:906-913.

Manandhar R., Hequet E.F., Boman R., Wanjura J., Kelley M., Abidi N. 2014. Impact of Cotton Fiber Maturity on Cotton Fiber Properties and Yarn Quality. Submitted to Industrial Crops and Products.

2013

Paudel D.R., E.F. Hequet, N. Abidi. 2013. Evaluation of cotton fiber maturity measurements. Industrial Crops and Products. 45(2013):435-441.

Beyer B.M., C.W. Smith, R. Percy, S. Hague, and E.F. Hequet. 2013. Test Cross Evaluation of Upland Cotton Accessions for Selected Fiber Properties. Crop Science. Crop Science. 54(1):60-67.

Brown, N., C.W. Smith, D. Auld, E.F. Hequet. 2013. Improvement of Upland Cotton Fiber Quality through Mutation of TAM 94L-25. Crop Science. (53)2:452-459.

Kelly, C.M., E.F. Hequet, J. K. Dever. 2013. Breeding for Improved Yarn Quality: Modifying Fiber Length Distribution. Industrial Crops and Products. 42:386-396.

Ng E.-H., K. Jernigan, W. Smith, E. Hequet, J. Dever, S. Hague and A.M.H. Ibrahim. 2013. Stability Analysis of Upland Cotton in Texas. Crop Science. 53(4):1347-1355.

Shahriar M., I. Scott-Fleming, H. Sari-Sarraf, and E.F. Hequet. 2013. A Machine Vision System to Estimate Cotton Fiber Maturity from Longitudinal View Using a Transfer Learning Approach. Machine Vision and Applications. 24:1161-1683.

Smith C.W., E.F. Hequet, S. Hague, and D. Jones. 2013. Registration of TAM 06WE-621 Upland Cotton with Improved Fiber Strength and Yarn Performance. Journal of Plant Registration. 8(3):308-312.

Kothari N., Denver J., S. Hague, E.F. Hequet. 2013. Evaluating Intra-Plant Cotton Fiber Variability. Crop Science. 55(2):564-570.

Kelly B. and E.F. Hequet. 2013. Breeding for Improved Yarn Quality: Importance of Non-HVI Fiber Properties. The ICAC Recorder, Vol 31 (2). Published in English, French, and Spanish. Invited.

2012

Joy K., C.W. Smith, E.F. Hequet, S.E. Hughs, and S. Hague. 2012. Extra Long Staple Upland Cotton for the Production of Superior Yarns. Crop Science. 52(5):2089-2096.

Brown N., C.W. Smith, D. Auld, and E.F. Hequet. 2012. Improvement of Upland Cotton Fiber Quality Through Mutation of TAM 94L-25. Crop Science. 53(2):452-459.

Brown I.N., Smith C.W., Auld D., Hague S., Hequet E.F., Jones D. 2012. Registration of TAM 94L-25-M24, TAM 94L-25-M25, and TAM 94L-25-M30 Mutant Upland Cotton Germplasm with Improved Fiber Length and Strength.  Journal of Plant Registration. 6(2):195–199. 

Kelly C.M., E.F. Hequet, and J.K. Dever. 2012. Breeding for Improved Yarn Quality: Modifying Fiber Length Distribution. Industrial Crops and Products. 42:386-396.

Faulkner B.W., E.F. Hequet, J. Wanjura, and R. Boman. 2012. Relationships of Cotton Fiber Properties to Ring-Spun Yarn Quality on Selected High Plains Cottons. Textile Research Journal. 82(4):400-414.

Joy K., C.W. Smith, E.F. Hequet, S.E. Hughs, and S. Hague. 2012. Extra Long Staple Upland Cotton for the Production of Superior Yarns. Crop Science. 52(5):2089–2096.

Kelly C.M., E.F. Hequet, and J.K. Dever. 2012. Interpretation of AFIS and HVI Fiber Property Measurements in Breeding for Cotton Fiber Quality Improvement. Journal of Cotton Science. 16:1-16.

Gregory K., E. Ng, W. Smith, E. Hequet, and S. Hague. 2012. Fiber and Yarn Performance of Upland Cotton with Improved Fiber Bundle Strength. Crop Science. 52(3):1061-1067.

Gururajan A., H. Sari-Sarraf, and E. Hequet. 2012. Generalized Framework for a User-Aware Interactive Texture Segmentation System. Journal of Electron Imaging. 21(3):033017.

2011

Abbott A.M., E.F. Hequet, G.J. Higgerson, S.R. Lucas, G.R.S. Naylor, and D.P. Thibodeaux. 2011. Precision of the Upgraded Cottonscan™ Instrument for Measuring the Average Fiber Linear Density (Fineness) of Cotton Lint Samples. Textile Research Journal. 81(20):2180-2183.

Smith C.W., S. Hague, E.F. Hequet, and D. Jones. 2011. Registration of TAM 04WB-33s Upland Cotton with Improved Fiber and Yarn Properties. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5(3):388-392.

Faulkner W.B., J.D. Wanjura, E.F. Hequet, R.K. Boman, B.W. Shaw, and C.B. Parnell. 2011. Evaluation of Modern Cotton Harvest Systems on Irrigated Cotton: Yarn Quality. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 27(4):523-532.

Faulkner W.B., J.D. Wanjura, E.F. Hequet, R.K. Boman, B.W. Shaw, and C.B. Parnell. 2011. Evaluation of Modern Cotton Harvest Systems on Irrigated Cotton: Fiber Quality. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 27(4):507-513.

Hill M., S. Kamalakannan, A. Gururajan, H. Sari-Sarraf, and E. F. Hequet. 2011. Dimensional Change Measurement and Stain Segmentation in Printed Fabrics. Textile Research Journal. 81(16):1655-1672.

Feng L., V.B. Bufon, C.I. Mills, E. Hequet, J. P. Bordovsky, W. Keeling, R. Boman, and C.W. Bednarz. 2011. Effects of Irrigation, Cultivar, and Plant Density on Cotton Within-Boll Fiber Quality. Agronomy Journal. 103(2):297-303.

Smith C.W., S. Hague, E. F.  Hequet,  and D. Jones. 2011. TAM B139-17 ELS Upland Cotton. Journal of Plant Registration. 5(1):113-117.

Smith C.W., S. Hague, Eric F. Hequet, and D. Jones. 2011. TAM 04 O-16L Long Staple Upland Cotton with Improved Strength. Journal of Plant Registration. 5(1):109-112.

2010

N. Abidi, L. Cabrales, and E. Hequet. 2010. Thermogravimetric Analysis of Developing Cotton Fibers. Thermochimica Acta. 498(1-2):27-32.

N. Abidi, L. Cabrales, and E. Hequet. 2010. Changes in Sugar Composition and Cellulose Content during the Secondary Cell Wall Biogenesis in Cotton Fibers. Cellulose. 17(1):153-160.

N. Abidi, L. Cabrales, and E. Hequet. 2010. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopic Approach to the Study of the Secondary Cell Wall Development in Cotton Fiber. Cellulose. 17(2):309-320.

Joy K., C. W. Smith, E. Hequet, S. Hague, P.S. Thaxton, and C. Souder. 2010. Fiber Properties and Mini-spun Yarn Performance of Extra Long Staple Upland Cotton. The Journal of Cotton Science. 14:82–90

Abbott A.M., E. F. Hequet, G. J. Higgerson, S.R. Lucas, G.R.S. Naylor, M. M. Purmalis, and D.P. Thibodeaux. 2010. Performance of the Cottonscan™ Instrument for Measuring the Average Fiber Linear Density (Fineness) of Cotton Lint Samples. Textile Research Journal. 81(1):94-100.

Kamalakannan S., M. Hill, A. Gururajan, M. Shahriar, H. Sari-Sarraf, and E. Hequet. 2010. GPU-Based Machine Vision System for Simultaneous Measurement of Shrinkage and Soil Release in Fabrics. Journal of Electronic Imaging. 19(2):023007.

Cui M., A. Gururajan, H. Sari-Sarraf, and E. Hequet. 2010. Machine Vision Scheme for Stain Release using Gabor Filters with optimized Coefficients. Machine Vision and Applications. 23(2):349-361.

Smith, C. W., C.A. Braden, and E.F. Hequet. 2010. Genetic Analysis of Fiber Length Uniformity in Upland Cotton. Crop Science. 50(2):567-573.

2009

Bechere E., D.L. Auld, E. Hequet. 2009. Development of “Naked-Tufted” Seed Coat Mutants for Potential Use in Cotton Production. Euphytica. 167(3):333-339.

Xu B., X. Yao, P. Bel, E. Hequet, and B. Wyatt. 2009. High Volume Measurements of Cotton Maturity by a Customized Microscopic System. Textile Research Journal. 79(10):937-946.

Braden C.A., C.W. Smith, and E.F. Hequet. 2009. Combining Ability of Near-Long Staple Upland Cotton. Crop Science. 49:756-762.

Smith C.W., S. Hague, P.S. Thaxton, E. Hequet, and D. Jones. 2009, Registration of Eight Extra Long Staple Upland Cotton Germplasm Lines. Journal of Plant Registrations. 3(1):81-85

Smith C.W., C.A. Braden, and E. Hequet. 2009. Generation Mean Analysis of Near Long Staple Fiber Length in TAM 94L-25 Upland Cotton. Crop Science. 49:1638-1646

Abidi N., L. Cabrales, E. Hequet. 2009. Functionalization of Cotton Fabric Surface with Titania Nanosols: Applications for Self Cleaning and UV Protection Properties. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 1(10):2141-2146.

2008

Gururajan A., H. Sari-Sarraf, E. F. Hequet. 2008. Statistical Approach to Unsupervised Defect Detection and Multi-Scale Localization in Two-Texture Images. Optical Engineering. 47(2):027202-1-10.

Abidi N., E. Hequet, L. Cabrales, J. Gannaway, T. Wilkins, L.W. Wells. 2008. Evaluating Cell Wall Structure and Composition of Developing Cotton Fibers using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Thermogravimetric Analysis. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 107(1):476-486.

Gururajan A., E. F. Hequet, and H. Sari-Sarraf. 2008. Objective Evaluation of Soil Release in Fabrics. Textile Research Journal. 78(9):782-795.

Wang H., C. Mao, H. Sari-Sarraf, and E. F. Hequet. 2008. Accurate Length Measurement of Multiple Cotton Fibers. Journal of Electronic Imaging. (17):031110.

Gardunia B.W., C. Braden, E. Hequet, C.W. Smith. 2008. Applying Quantile Regression to Analysis of AFIS Cotton Fiber Distribution. Crop Science. 48(4):1328-1336.

Smith C.W., S. Hague, E. Hequet, P.S. Thaxton, and N. Brown. 2008. Development of Extra-Long Staple Upland Cotton. Crop Science. (48):1823-1831.

Smith C.W., P. S. Thaxton, S. Hague, E. Hequet, and D. Jones. 2008. Registration of TAM 01E-22 Upland Cotton Germplasm Line with Improved Fiber Bundle Strength. Journal of plant registrations. 2(2):129-131.

2007

Abidi N., E. Hequet, S. Tarimala, L. Dai. 2007. Cotton Fabric Surface Modification for Improved UV-radiation Protection Using Sol-Gel Process. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 104(1):111-117.

Abidi N., E. Hequet. 2007. Thermogravimetric Analysis of Cotton fibers and Relationships with their Physical Properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 103(6):3476-3482.

Abidi N., E. Hequet. 2007. FTIR Analysis of Cotton Contamination.  Textile Research Journal. 77(2):77-84.

Bechere E., D. Auld, R. Cantrell, E. Hequet, M. Krifa, S. Misra, W. Smith. 2007. Registration of TTU 0774-3-3 and TTU 0808-1-6-1 Upland Cotton Germplasm Lines with Improved Fiber Length and Strength.  Journal of Plant Registration. 1(1):58-59.

D. Auld, Bechere E., M. Krifa, H. Kebede, E. Hequet, E. Wright, S. Misra. 2007. Registration of “Raider 276” (Holland 338-276-1-3-4), a High Yielding, Improved Quality Upland Mutant Cotton Cultivar. Journal of Plant Registration. 1(2):115-116.

Haigler C. H., B. Singh, D. Zhang, S. Hwang, C. Wu, X. Cai, M. Hozain, W. Kang, B. Kiedaisch, R. Strauss, E. Hequet, B. Wyatt, G. Jividen, S. Holaday. 2007. Transgenic Cotton Over-Producing Spinach Phosphate Synthase Showed Enhanced Leaf Sucrose Synthesis and Improved Fiber Quality Under Controlled Environmental Conditions. Plant Molecular Biology. 63:815-832.

Abidi N., E. Hequet, S. Tarimala. 2007. Functionalization of Cotton Fabric with Vinyltrimethoxysilane. Textile Research Journal. 77(9):668-674.

Benzina H., E. Hequet, N. Abidi, J-Y. Drean, O. Harzallah. 2007. Using Fiber Elongation to Improve Genetic Screening in Cotton Breeding Programs. Textile Research Journal. 77(10):770-778.

2006

S. Tarimala, N. Kothari, N. Abidi, E. Hequet, J. Fralick, and L. Dai. 2006. New Approach to Antibacterial Treatment of Cotton Fabric with Silver Nanoparticles-doped Silica Using Sol-gel Process. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 101(5):2938-2943.

Hequet, B. Wyatt, N. Abidi, and D.P. Thibodeaux. 2006. Creation of a Set of Reference Material for Cotton Fiber Maturity Measurements. Textile Research Journal. 76(7):576-586.

Abidi, E. Hequet, and D. Ethridge. 2006. Thermogravimetric Analysis of Cotton Fibers: Relationships with Maturity and Fineness. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 103(6):3476-3482.

2005

Abidi, C. Turner, E. Hequet, and H. Sari-Sarraf. 2005Objective Evaluation of Durable Press Treatment and Fabric Smoothness Rating. Textile Research Journal. 75(1):19-29.

Abidi and E. Hequet. 2005. HPLC of Insect Honeydew Deposits Collected from the High Speed Stickiness Detector. Textile Research Journal. 75(4):362-370.

Abidi, E. Hequet, C. Turner, and H. Sari-Sarraf. 2005. FTIR Analysis of Crosslinked Cotton Using a ZnSe-Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 96(2):392-399.

Hequet, N. Abidi, and D. Ethridge. 2005. Processing Sticky Cotton: Effect of Stickiness on Yarn QualityTextile Research Journal, 75(5). 402-410.

Hequet and N. Abidi. 2005. Effects of the Origin of the Honeydew Contamination on Cotton Spinning Performances. Textile Research Journal, 75(10). 699-709.

Abidi and E. Hequet. 2005. Cotton Fabric Graft Copolymerization Using Microwave Plasma. II. Physical Properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 98, 896-902.

Abidi and E. Hequet. 2005. Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis of Trehalulose and Sticky Cotton Yarn Defects Using ZnSe-Diamond Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance. Textile Research Journal. 75(9):645-652.

Barton F.E., J.D. Bargeron, G.R. Gamble. D.L. McAlister, E.F. Hequet. 2005. Analysis of Sticky Cotton by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Applied spectroscopy. 59(11):1388-1392.

Sun Y., S Veerabomma, M Fokar, N Abidi, E Hequet, RD Allen. 2005. Brassinosteroid Signaling Affects Secondary Cell Wall Deposition in Cotton Fibers. Industrial Crops and Products. 64:334-342.

2004

Herring A.D., D. L. Auld, M. D. Ethridge, E. F. Hequet, E. Bechere, C. J. Green and R. G. Cantrell. 2004. Inheritance of Fiber Quality and Lint Yield in a Chemically Mutated Population of Cotton. Euphytica. 136:333-339.

Abidi N. and E. Hequet. 2004. Cotton Fabric Graft Copolymerization using Microwave Plasma. Part I: Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance-FTIR Study. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 93(1):145-154.

Pai A., H. Sari-Sarraf, E.F. Hequet. 2004. Recognition of Cotton Contaminants via X-ray Microtomographic Image Analysis. IEEE Transactions On industry Applications. 40(1):77-85.

Turner C.N., H. Sari-Sarraf, E.F. Hequet, N. Abidi and S.H. Lee. 2004. Preliminary Validation of a Fabric Smoothness Assessment System. Journal of Electronic Imaging. 13(3):418-427.

2002

Sari-Sarraf H., E. F. Hequet, N. Abidi, Y. Dai, H. Y. Chan. 2002. Automatic Measurement of Fabric Shrinkage. AATCC review. 2(10):20-23.

Hequet E., N. Abidi. 2002. Processing Sticky Cotton: Implication of Trehalulose in Residue Build-Up. The Journal of Cotton Science. 6(1):77-90.

Hequet E., N. Abidi. 2002. High-Speed Stickiness Detector Measurement: Effect of Temperature Settings and Relative Humidity. The Journal of Cotton Science. 6(1):68-76.

2000

Auld D.L., E. Bechere, M.D. Ethridge, W. D. Becker, E. Hequet, R. G. Cantrell. 2000. Registration of TTU 202-1107-B and TTU 271-2155-C. Mutant Germplasm Lines of Upland Cotton with Improved Fiber Quality. Crop Science. 40(6):1835-1836.

1998

Kaewprasit C., E. Hequet, N. Abidi, J.P. Gourlot. 1998. Application of Methylene Blue Adsorption to Cotton Fiber Specific Area Measurement: Part I. Methodology. Journal of Cotton Science. 2(4):164-173.

1993

Frydrych R., E. Hequet, M. Vialle. 1993. Effect of Storage on Cotton Stickiness Potential – Incidence du Stockage sur L’évolution du Potentiel de Collage des Cotons. Coton et Fibres Tropicales. 48(3):207-212.

Frydrych R., E. Gozé, E. Hequet. 1993. Effect of Relative Humidity on the Results Obtained with the Thermodetector. Coton et Fibres Tropicales. 48(4):305-311.

1992

Bachelier B., E. Hequet, E. Ousmane. 1992. Study of a Diallel Cross for Resistance to Bacterial Blight (X. campestris pv.malvacearum [ Smith ] Dow.) in Cotton (G.hirsutum L.). Coton et Fibres Tropicales. 47(3):173-182.

1986

Girardot B., E. Hequet, M.T. Yehouessi, P. Guibordeau. 1986. Finding a Variety of Gossypium hirsutum L. Resistant to Strains of Xanthomonas campestris pv. malvacearum (Smith) Dye Virulent on Associations of Major Genes (B2-B3 or B9L-B10L). Coton et Fibres Tropicales. 41(1):67-69.

1985

Guibordeau P., E. Hequet. 1985. Study of F1 Hybrids Derived from Interspecific Crosses Between Two Varieties of Gossypium hirsutum and One Variety of G. barbadense. Analysis of some Fiber Traits. Coton et Fibres Tropicales. 40(4):169-186.

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