Digvir Jayas

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Biosystems Engineering
Post-Harvest Handling & Storage of Grains and Oilseeds
Mathematical modeling, digital image processing, modified atmosphere storage of grains
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Research interests include the physical properties of agricultural products; modified atmosphere storage of grains, oilseeds, potatoes, and meats; mathematical modeling of biological systems; and digital image processing for grading and processing operations in the Agri-Food industry.

Jian*, F., P.G. Fields, K. Hargreaves*, D.S. Jayas and N.D. G. White. 2015. Chill-coma and minimum movement temperatures of stored-products beetles in stored wheat (accepted in June 2015 for publication in Journal of Economic Entomology).

Chelladurai*, V., R.V. Parker*, D.S. Jayas and N.D.G. White. 2015. Evaluation of a horizontal flow in-bin grain drying system (accepted in June 2015 for publication in Applied Engineering in Agriculture).

Jian*, F., V. Chelladurai*, D.S. Jayas, N.D.G. White. 2015. Three-dimensional transient heat, mass and momentum transfer model to predict conditions of canola stored inside silo bags under Canadian Prairie conditions, Part I - soil temperature model (accepted in June 2015 for publication in Transactions of the ASABE).

Jian*, F., V. Chelladurai*, D.S. Jayas, N.D.G. White. 2015. Three-dimensional transient heat, mass and momentum transfer model to predict conditions of canola stored inside silo bags under Canadian Prairie conditions, Part II B model of canola bulk temperature and moisture content (accepted in June 2015 for publication in Transactions of the ASABE).

Jian*, F., D.S. Jayas, P.G. Fields and N.D.G. White. 2015. A new method to rapidly detect rusty grain beetle, Cryptolestes ferrugineus (Stephens), in stored grain. Journal of Stored Products Research, 63:1-5.

Vadivambal*, R., V. Chelladurai*, F. Jian* and D.S. Jayas. 2015. Tensile strength and elongation of hemp and sisal ropes at different temperatures. Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 57:3.9-3.12.

Ravikanth*, L., C.B. Singh, D.S. Jayas and N.D.G. White. 2015. Classification of contaminants from wheat using near-infrared hyperspectral imaging. Biosystems Engineering, 135:73-86.

Kheiralipour*, K., H. Ahmadi, A. Rajabipour, S. Rafiee, M. Javan-Nikkhah, D.S. Jayas and S. Kaliramesh*. 2015. Detection of fungal infection in pistachio kernel by long-wave near infrared hyperspectral imaging technique (accepted in March 2015 for publication in Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods).

Amudhasurabi*, A., D.S. Jayas and K. Alagusundaram. 2015. Assessment of effectiveness of subsidized food grain distribution in India with respect to rice and wheat. Indian Journal of Marketing, 45(1):49-59.

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