BioResources

A peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to the science of lignocellulosic materials, chemicals, and their new and improved applications. Rearch areas of interest include wood products, paper science, lignocellulosic energy, chemical products of cellulosic materials, biocomposites, and novel uses material derived from woody material. The editors recommend the use of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers to view the contents of this OJS site. In particular, please use one of these browsers if you encounter difficulties in opening PDF files under the "Table of Contents" for an issue of the journal.

Vol 9, No 4 (2014)

Table of Contents

Editorials (Opinion Pieces)

Food Waste and Byproduct Valorization through Bio-processing: Opportunities and Challenges PDF
Xavier Turon, Joachim Venus, Mehrdad Arshadi, Michalis Koutinas, Carol S. K. Lin, Apostolis Koutinas 5774-5777
Can Wood be used as a Bio-mechanical Substitute for Bone during Evaluation of Surgical Machining Tools? PDF
Andrew Naylor 5778-5781
Puzzling Aspects of the Hydrophobic Sizing of Paper and its Inter-Fiber Bonding Ability PDF
Martin A. Hubbe 5782-5783

Research Articles (Peer Reviewed)

Thermal Conductivity of Papua New Guinea Balsa Wood Measured using the Needle Probe Procedure PDF
Nathan James Kotlarewski, Barbara Ozarska, Benson K. Gusamo 5784-5793
Changes in Chemical Composition and Microstructure of Bamboo after Gamma Ray Irradiation PDF
Fengbo Sun, Zehui Jiang, Qining Sun, Fang Lu 5794-5800
Thermal Stability and Thermodynamics of Xylanase from Melanocarpus albomyces in Presence of Polyols and Salts PDF
Gupteshwar Gupta, Vikram Sahai, Rajinder K. Gupta 5801-5816
Effects of Antioxidants on Photodegradation of Wood Flour/Polypropylene Composites during Artificial Weathering PDF
Yao Peng, Ru Liu, Jinzhen Cao 5817-5830
Experimentation and Simulation of the Combustion of Biomass Briquettes in Southern China PDF
Bo Lou, Sike Wu, Xiaocong Wang, Kuo Ma, Maodong Li 5831-5844
Cutting Forces and Chip Morphology in Medium Density Fiberboard Orthogonal Cutting PDF
Yu Teng, Jianwen Ding, Baojin Wang, Xiaolei Guo, Pingxiang Cao 5845-5857
Effects of Hot-Pressing Parameters on Shear Strength of Plywood Bonded with Modified Soy Protein Adhesives PDF
Hongyan Li, Congcong Li, Hui Chen, Derong Zhang, Shifeng Zhang, Jianzhang Li 5858-5870
Synergistic and Pretreatment Effect on Anaerobic Co-Digestion from Rice Straw and Municipal Sewage Sludge PDF
Mingxing Zhao, Yonghui Wang, Chengming Zhang, Shizhong Li, Zhenxing Huang, Wenquan Ruan 5871-5882
The Influence of Particle Size of Starch-Sodium Stearate Complex Modified GCC Filler on Paper Physical Strength PDF
Huiming Fan, Shuo Wang, Jianan Liu 5883-5892
Upgrading of Rice Husk by Torrefaction and its Influence on the Fuel Properties PDF
Dengyu Chen, Jianbin Zhou, Qisheng Zhang, Xifeng Zhu, Qiang Lu 5893-5905
Effects of Alkali Treatment and Polyisocyanate Crosslinking on the Mechanical Properties of Kraft Fiber-Reinforced Unsaturated Polyester Composites PDF
Zhenhua Gao, Mingwei Di, Xiaofeng Zhang, Dawei Zhang 5906-5916
Modification of Precipitated Calcium Carbonate Filler for Papermaking with Adsorption of Cationically Derivatized Chitosan and Carboxymethyl Chitosan PDF
Zicheng Chen, Chunting Li, Zhanqian Song, Xueren Qian 5917-5927
Characterization of Ailanthus altissima Veneer Modified by Urea-formaldehyde Pre-polymer with Compression Drying PDF
Xinwei Miao, Heyu Chen, Qian Lang, Zeng Bi, Xue Zheng, Junwen Pu 5928-5939
Effects of Micronized Fibers on the Cushion Properties of Foam Buffer Package Materials PDF
Chongxing Huang, Qi Zhu, Cuicui Li, Wen Lin, Dongjie Xue 5940-5950
Functionalization of Microcrystalline Cellulose with N,N-dimethyldodecylamine for the Removal of Congo Red Dye from an Aqueous Solution PDF
Dongying Hu, Peng Wang, Jian Li, Lijuan Wang 5951-5962
Influence of thermal modification on nail withdrawal strength of spruce wood PDF
Štefan Barcík, Miroslav Gašparík, Petr Horejš 5963-5975
Effect of Pre-flocculation of Lime Mud CaCO3 Filler on AKD Sizing Efficiency PDF
Yuan Peng, Beihai He, Lihong Zhao, Guanglei Zhao 5976-5987
Sequential Acid and Alkaline Pretreatment of Rice Straw for Bioethanol Fermentation PDF
Khatiya Weerasai, Nopparat Suriyachai, Aphisit Poonsrisawat, Jantima Arnthong, Pornkamol Unrean, Navadol Laosiripojana, Verawat Champreda 5988-6001
Lignin Structure and Aggregation Behavior in a Two-Component Ionic Liquid Solvent System PDF
Susanne Bylin, Tyrone Wells, Qining Sun, Art Ragauskas, Hans Theliander 6002-6018
Comparison of Interfiber Bonding Ability of Different Poplar P-RC Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp (APMP) Fiber Fractions PDF
Hailong Li, Hongjie Zhang, Jianguo Li, Fang Du 6019-6027
Wood/Polymer Nanocomposites Prepared by Impregnation with Furfuryl Alcohol and Nano-SiO2 PDF
Youming Dong, Yutao Yan, Shifeng Zhang, Jianzhang Li 6028-6040
Economic Analysis of an Organosolv Process for Bioethanol Production PDF
Jesse Kautto, Matthew J. Realff, Arthur J. Ragauskas, Tuomo Kässi 6041-6072
Quantitative Analysis of Biomass in Three Types of Wood-Plastic Composites by FTIR Spectroscopy PDF
Wanli Lao, Gaiyun Li, Qun Zhou, Tefu Qin 6073-6086
Preparation and Characterization of Hydroxyapatite-Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Composites Reinforced with Cellulose Nanocrystals PDF
Wenbang Wei, Wei Song, Shuangbao Zhang 6087-6099
An Integrated Process of Ionic Liquid Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass with Immobilised Cellulase PDF
Mihaela Ungurean, Zsófia Csanádi, László Gubicza, Francisc Péter 6100-6116
The Effect of Carboxymethyl Cellulose Addition on the Properties of Starch-based Wood Adhesive PDF
Zhibang Qiao, Jiyou Gu, Yingfeng Zuo, Haiyan Tan, Yanhua Zhang 6117-6129
Characterization of a Native Algae Species Chlamydomonas debaryana: Strain Selection, Bioremediation Ability, and Lipid Characterization PDF
Bo Zhang, Lijun Wang, Rijat Hasan, Abolghasem Shahbazi 6130-6140
Effects of Acid Dye on the Performance of Bamboo-based Fiber Composites PDF
Yuan Hu, Wenji Yu 6141-6152
Optimization of Enzyme-assisted Revalorization of Sweet Lime (Citrus limetta Risso) Peel into Phenolic Antioxidants PDF
Muhammad Mushtaq, Bushra Sultana, Haq Nawaz Bhatti, Muhammad Asgher 6153-6165
Microcrystalline Cellulose from Plant Wastes through Sodium Hydroxide-Anthraquinone-Ethanol Pulping PDF
Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, Labunmi Lajide, Bodunde Owolabi 6166-6192
Hydrothermal Pretreatment of Hardwood Chips Prior to Alkaline Pulping and D0(EP)D1 Bleaching PDF
Congcong Chi, Mi Liu, Hasan Jameel, Sufeng Zhang, Zeng Zhang 6193-6204
Using Lignin Content, Cellulose Content, and Cellulose Crystallinity as Indicators of Wood Decay in Juglans mandshurica Maxim. and Pinus koraiensis PDF
Lihai Wang, Xinling Zhang, Guoqi Xu, Huadong Xu, Jinzhuo Wu 6205-6213
Can Biochar Come to the Rescue of Coastal Barren Species? A Controlled Study Reports on the Impact of Biochar Amendment on Their Survival PDF
Jeff Licht, Hugh McLaughlin, Chris Burns, Frank Shields 6214-6226
Sound Absorption Properties of Unbleached Cellulose Loose-Fill Insulation Material PDF
Jorge P. Arenas, Juan Rebolledo, Romina del Rey, Jesús Alba 6227-6240
Torrefaction of Rice Husk using TG-FTIR and its Effect on the Fuel Characteristics, Carbon, and Energy Yields PDF
Dengyu Chen, Jianbin Zhou, Qisheng Zhang, Xifeng Zhu, Qiang Lu 6241-6253
The Improvement of Recycled Newsprint Properties by In-situ CaCO3 Loading PDF
Yung Bum Seo, Young Ho Lee, Jae Kwon Chung 6254-6266
Characterization and Application of Urea-Formaldehyde-Furfural Co-condensed Resins as Wood Adhesives PDF
Jizhi Zhang, Hui Chen, Antonio Pizzi, Yonghua Li, Qiang Gao, Jianzhang Li 6267-6276
Chemical Structure and Pyrolysis Characteristics of the Soda-Alkali Lignin Fractions PDF
Xiao-hong Li, Shu-bin Wu 6277-6289
Preparation and Performance of Dimethyl-Acetoxy- (2-Carboxymethyl Ether)-Lignin Ammonium Chloride Amphoteric Surfactant PDF
Jinling Tian, Shixue Ren, Guizhen Fang, Yanli Ma, Qing Ai 6290-6303
Effect of Temperature on a Lignin-based Polymer with Two Types of Microstructures PDF
Yonghong Deng, Yunqing Guo, Yong Qian, Hongming Lou, Xueqing Qiu 6304-6315
Modeling of a Straw Ring-die Briquetting Process PDF
Xianfei Xia, Yu Sun, Kai Wu, Qinghai Jiang 6316-6328
The Influence of Microfungi on Physicomechanical Properties of Particleboards PDF
Radosław Mirski, Dorota Dziurka, Dorota Dukarska, Rafał Czarnecki, Grzegorz Cofta 6329-6339
Effect of the Panel Type and Panel Thickness on Moment Resistance of Screw-Jointed Corner Joints and Stiffness of Four-Member Cabinets PDF
Mehmet Yuksel, Nadir Yildirim, Ali Kasal, Yusuf Ziya Erdil, Selcuk Demirci 6340-6349
Generation of Wood-waste Vinegar and Its Effectiveness as a Plant Growth Regulator and Pest Insect Repellent PDF
Budy Rahmat, Dwi Pangesti, Dedi Natawijaya, Dedi Sufyadi 6350-6360
Physicochemical Characterization of Oil Palm Decanter Cake (OPDC) for Residual Oil Recovery PDF
Naimah Sahad, Ayub Md. Som, Azhari Samsu Baharuddin, Noriznan Mokhtar, Zainuri Busu, Alawi Sulaiman 6361-6372
Effect of Preparation Conditions on Cellulose from Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Fiber PDF
Yern Chee Ching, Tuck Sean Ng 6373-6385
Sodium Hydrogen Sulfite Pretreatment of Wood Pulp Waste for Enhancement of Enzymatic Efficiency PDF
Shanshan Liu, Qiang Wang, Guihua Yang, Jiachuan Chen 6386-6396
Effect of Durability Treatment on Moisture Sorption Properties of Wood-Plastic Composites PDF
Huiyuan Li, Kunlin Song, Dingguo Zhou, Qinglin Wu 6397-6407
Large-span Bamboo Fiber-based Composites, Part I: A Prediction Model based on the Lucas-Washburn Equation Describing the Resin Content of Bamboo Fiber Impregnated with Different PVAC/PF Concentrations PDF
Haidong Li, Fuming Chen, Haitao Cheng, Jianchao Deng, Ge Wang, Fengbo Sun 6408-6419
Trichoderma reesei Cellulase Complex in Hydrolysis of Agricultural Waste of Grapefruit Peel and Orange Peel PDF
I-Son Ng, Xiaomin Wu, Yinghua Lu, Chuanyi Yao 6420-6431
How Planer Settings Affect Timber Properties PDF
Ann Axelsson 6432-6439
Hydrophobicity of Lime Sludge Filled Paper Assisted by a Cationic Starch/CPAM/Bentonite Retention Aids System PDF
Minglu Liang, Beihai He, Lihong Zhao 6440-6452
Analysis of Wood Flows in Slovakia PDF
Ján Parobek, Hubert Paluš, Vladislav Kaputa, Mikuláš Šupín 6453-6462
Comparisons and Characteristics of Slicewood Acetylation with Acetic Anhydride by Liquid Phase, Microwave, and Vapor Phase Reactions PDF
Chen-Ning Yang, Ke-Chang Hung, Tung-Lin Wu, Teng-Chun Yang, Yong-Long Chen, Jyh-Horng Wu 6463-6475
Isolation and Irradiation-Modification of Lignin Specimens from Black Liquor and Evaluation of Their Effects on Wastewater Purification PDF
Ke-Qin Wang, Jing-Ping Chen, Liang Chen, Xiao-Fen Wu, Xiao-Jun Su, Samuel Amartey, Wensheng Qin 6476-6489
Effect of Chemical Modification with Maleic, Propionic, and Succinic Anhydrides on Some Properties of Wood Flour Filled HDPE Composites PDF
Ayfer Donmez Cavdar, Fatih Mengeloglu, Kadir Karakus, Eylem Dizman Tomak 6490-6503
Accessibility and Morphology of Cellulose Fibres Treated with Sodium Hydroxide PDF
Chunyan Jiao, Jizhong Xiong 6504-6513
Effect of Modified Eucalyptus nitens Lignin on the Morphology and Thermo-mechanical Properties of Recycled Polystyrene PDF
Patricio Pérez-Guerrero, Justo Lisperguer, José Navarrete, Denis Rodrigue 6514-6526
Intermediaries in the U.S. Hardwood Lumber Market: Comparing and Contrasting Sawmills and Distributors PDF
Omar Espinoza, Urs Buehlmann, Matthew Bumgardner, Robert Smith 6527-6539
Exploring Allylation and Claisen Rearrangement as a Novel Chemical Modification of Lignin PDF
Luca Zoia, Anika Salanti, Paola Frigerio, Marco Orlandi 6540-6561
Veneer Grade Analysis of Early to Mid-rotation Plantation Eucalyptus Species in Australia PDF
Robert Lee McGavin, Henri Bailleres, Fred Lane, Joh Fehrmann, Barbara Ozarska 6562-6581
Reinforcing Effects of UHMWPE Fiber on the Mechanical Properties of Woods PDF
Wendong Shen, Jian Li 6582-6590

Review Articles (Peer Reviewed)

Cellulosic Substrates for Removal of Pollutants from Aqueous Systems: A Review. Part 4. Dissolved Petrochemical Compounds PDF
Martin A. Hubbe, Junyeong Park, Sunkyu Park
A Review on Recycling Ash Derived from Elaeis guineensis By-product PDF
Zhong Xian Ooi, Hanafi Ismail, Azhar Abu Bakar, Yi Peng Teoh
Investigating the Possibility of Geopolymer to Produce Inorganic-Bonded Wood Composites for Multifunctional Construction Material – A Review PDF
Siti Noorbaini Sarmin, Johannes Welling, Andreas Krause, Ali Shalbafan


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