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Joe B. Dixon

Dixon, Joe B.
Joe B. Dixon
Emeritus Professor
541A Heep Center

Specialty:Soil Clay Mineralogy

Biographical profile: Joe B. Dixon, Degrees: B.S. Agronomy and Masters in Agronomy U. of Kentucky,  Ph.D. in  Soil Science, U. of Wisconsin, Madison; NSF postdoctoral U. of Wisconsin, Madison, Sabbatical Arizona  State University Facility for High Resolution Electron Microscopy.

Current research: Sorption of aflatoxin and other mycotoxins by bentonite clays.

Publications: Minerals in Soil Environments Dixon and Weed co-editors, 1977, 1989; Soil Mineralogy with Environmental Applications Dixon and Schulze, co-editors, 2002.

Soil Mineralogy Laboratory Manual Agronomy 626, G. Norman White and J. B. Dixon, 2003.

Smectite Clays as Adsorbents of Aflatoxin B1: Initial Steps, Kannewischer, Tenorio Arvide,White and  Dixon, 2006. Clay Science, Japan. Available presentation as narration and text, English and Spanish: http://otscweb.tamu.edu

Aflatoxin Sequestration in Animal Feeds by Quality-Labeled Smectite Clays: an Introductory Plan, in review 2006. Dixon, Kannewischer, and Tenorio Arvide.

Instrumental use: XRD, TEM, FTIR, UV-VIS.


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