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 10, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents

Editorials (Opinion Pieces)

The Success of Tree Breeding in the Southern US PDF
Steve McKeand 1-2
Fractal-Based Research Approach for Lignocellulose-to-Ethanol Conversion PDF
Congcong Chi, Mi Liu, Yahui Gong, Sufeng Zhang, Bin Zhang 3-5
What Next for Wood Construction/Demolition Debris? PDF
Martin A. Hubbe 6-9
China’s High-yield Pulp Sector and Its Carbon Dioxide Emission: Considering the Saved Standing Wood as an Increase of Carbon Storage PDF
Yanhong Gao, Jing Shen, Qun Li 10-13

Research Articles (Peer Reviewed)

The Physicochemical Characteristics of Residual Oil and Fibers from Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunches PDF
Noor Seribainun Hidayah Md Yunos, Azhari Samsu Baharuddin, Khairul Faezah Md Yunos, Halimatun Saadiah Hafid, Zainuri Busu, Mohd Noriznan Mokhtar, Alawi Sulaiman, Ayub Md. Som 14-29
Xylo-oligosaccharides and Ethanol Production from Liquid Hot Water Hydrolysate of Sugarcane Bagasse PDF
Qiang Yu, Chunxun Xu, Xinshu Zhuang, Zhenhong Yuan, Minchao He, Guixiong Zhou 30-40
Improving Water Resistance of Soy-Protein Wood Adhesive by Using Hydrophilic Additives PDF
Minzhi Chen, Yan Chen, Xiaoyan Zhou, Bitao Lu, Meiping He, Song Sun, Xi Ling 41-54
Can Acceptable Pulp be Obtained from Eucalyptus globulus Wood Chips after Hemicellulose Extraction? PDF
Francisco López, M. Trinidad García, Vicente Mena, J. Mauricio Loaiza, Minerva A. M. Zamudio, Juan C. García 55-67
The Effect of Layer Moisture Content Distribution on Lumber Surface and Bonding Interface Properties PDF
Xiaofeng Zhang, Qingzheng Cheng, Liping Sun, Min Xu, Brian Via 68-78
Effects of Steaming, Drying Temperature, and Adhesive Type on Static Bending Properties of LVL made of Picea orientalis and Abies nordmanniana veneers PDF
Huseyin Peker, Hüseyin Tan, Nadir Ersen 79-87
Does Biochar Alter the Speciation of Cd and Pb in Aqueous Solution? PDF
Liqiang Cui, Jinlong Yan, Liqiang Li, Guixiang Quan, Cheng Ding, Tianming Chen, Chuntao Yin, Junfei Gao, Qaiser Hussain 88-104
Cure Kinetics, Bonding Performance, Thermal Degradation, and Biocidal Studies of Phenol-Formaldehyde Resins Modified with Crude Bio-oil Prepared from Ziziphus mauritiana Endocarps PDF
Shakir Ahmad Shahid, Muhammad Ali, Zafar Iqbal Zafar 105-122
Static Mechanical, Interfacial, and Water Absorption Behaviors of Alkali Treated Oil Palm Mesocarp Fiber Reinforced Poly(butylene succinate) Biocomposites PDF
Yoon Yee Then, Nor Azowa Ibrahim, Norhazlin Zainuddin, Hidayah Ariffin, Wan Md Zin Wan Yunus, Buong Woei Chieng 123-136
Kinetics of Reed Black Liquor (RBL) Pyrolysis from Thermogravimetric Data PDF
Xingfei Song, Rushan Bie, Xiaoyu Ji, Pei Chen, Yun Zhang, Jun Fan 137-144
Interfacial Modification and Dispersion of Short Carbon Fiber and the Properties of Composite Papers as Gas Diffusion Layer for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) PDF
Zhijun Hu, Baojian Liu, Jiang Lin, Guilin Hu, Lijun Wang, Xuejin Zhang 145-154
Biomass-derived Activated Carbon for Rechargeable Lithium-Sulfur Batteries PDF
Min Liu, Yong Chen, Ke Chen, Na Zhang, Xiaoqin Zhao, Fenghui Zhao, Zhifeng Dou, Xiangming He, Li Wang 155-168
Use of Almond Shell Powder in Modification of the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Medium Density Fiberboard PDF
Morteza Nazerian, Amin Dalirzadeh, Saeid Reza Farrokhpayam 169-181
Rheological Measurement of Concentrated Pulp Fiber Suspensions in Oscillatory Shear Using a Novel Device PDF
Di Yu, Jing-song Zeng, Ke-fu Chen, Yu-cheng Feng, Xu Yang 182-195
Enzyme Treatment Enhances Release of Prebiotic Oligosaccharides from Palm Kernel Expeller PDF
Wei Li Chen, Juan Boo Liang, Mohammed Faseleh Jahromi, Norhani Abdullah, Yin Wan Ho, Vincenzo Tufarelli 196-209
Effect of Modified Cooking on Chemical Composition of Pulps from Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens PDF
Rudine Antes, Olli Pekka Joutsimo 210-226
Physical, Chemical, and Rheological Properties of Rice Husks Treated by Composting Process PDF
Guofeng Wu, Ping Qu, Enhui Sun, Zhizhou Chang, Yueding Xu, Hongying Huang 227-239
Effect of Kraft Pulping Pretreatment on the Chemical Composition, Enzymatic Digestibility, and Sugar Release of Moso Bamboo Residues PDF
Caoxing Huang, Qiulu Chu, Yihui Xie, Xin Li, Yongcan Jin, Douyong Min, Qiang Yong 240-255
Biodegradable Composite Films based on κ-carrageenan Reinforced by Cellulose Nanocrystal from Kenaf Fibers PDF
Siti Zarina, Ishak Ahmad 256-271
Analysis of Wood Vibration Energy Attenuation Based on FFT Vibration Signal PDF
Yuanyuan Miao, Minliang Zhong, Zhenbo Liu, Fengliang Sun 272-281
The Effect of Microwave Pretreatment on the Impregnation of Poplar Wood PDF
Kang Xu, Yan Wang, Jianxiong Lv, Xianjun Li, Yiqiang Wu 282-289
Effect of Cyclic Loading on Modulus of Elasticity of Aspen Wood PDF
Milan Gaff, Miroslav Gašparík 290-298
A Novel Evaluation Tool for Enhancing the Selection of Natural Fibers for Polymeric Composites Based on Fiber Moisture Content Criterion PDF
Faris M. AL-Oqla, S. M. Sapuan, M. R. Ishak, Abdul Aziz Nuraini 299-312
Variation in Rotary Veneer Recovery from Australian Plantation Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens PDF
Robert Lee McGavin, Henri Bailleres, Matthew Hamilton, David Blackburn, Mario Vega, Barbara Ozarska 313-329
Medium Density Particleboard Reinforced with Bamboo Laminas PDF
Juliana Cortez Barbosa, Anderson Luiz da Silva Michelon, Victor Almeida De Araujo, Maristela Gava, Elen Aparecida Martines Morales, José Nivaldo Garcia, Francisco Antonio Rocco Lahr, André Luis Christoforo 330-335
Study of the Hygric Behaviour and Moisture Buffering Performance of a Hemp–Starch Composite Panel for Buildings PDF
Chadi Maalouf, Benitha Sandrine Umurigirwa, Nicolas Viens, Mohammed Lachi, Ton Hoang Mai 336-347
Biobased Polystyrene Foam-like Material from Crosslinked Cassava Starch and Nanocellulose from Sugarcane Bagasse PDF
Parichat Phaodee, Neungruthai Tangjaroensirirat, Chularat Sakdaronnarong 348-368
Surface Characterization of Plasma-modified Poplar Veneer: Dynamic Wettability PDF
Lijuan Tang, Xuehui Yang, Minzhi Chen, Xiangming Wang, Xiaoyan Zhou 369-381
Preparation and Characterization of Oil Palm Leaf Fiber/Polypropylene/Epolene® E-43 Composite PDF
Huwayda Abdulaziz Khayat, Nor Azowa Ibrahim, Yusran Sulaiman, Wan Md Zin Yunus 382-401
Influence of Cyclic Stress on the Relaxation Speed of Native and Laminated Wood PDF
Milan Gaff, Miroslav Gašparík 402-411
3D Molding of Veneers by Mechanical Means PDF
Milan Gaff, Miroslav Gašparík, Jakub Matlák 412-422
Preparation of Dissolving Pulp Made from Poplar Residual Slabs and Effect of Xylanase Post-treatment on Its Reactivity PDF
Chaojun Wu, Lijuan Bing, Dongmei Yu, Ronggang Li, Shufang Zhou 423-431
Effects of Lignophenols on Mechanical Performance of Biocomposites Based on Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) and Polypropylene (PP) Reinforced with Pulp Fibers PDF
Hao Ren, Zhulan Liu, Huamin Zhai, Yunfeng Cao, Shigetoshi Omori 432-447
Oriented Strand Board Production from Water-Treated Date Palm Fronds PDF
Said Hegazy, Khaled Ahmed, Salim Hiziroglu 448-456
Local Reinforcement of Timber with Composite and Lignocellulosic Materials PDF
Izabela Burawska, Marcin Zbieć, Andrzej Tomusiak, Piotr Beer 457-468
Effect of Inlet Velocity on Heat Transfer Process in a Novel Photo-Fermentation Biohydrogen Production Bioreactor using Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation PDF
Zhiping Zhang, Qinglin Wu, Chuan Zhang, Yi Wang, Yameng Li, Quanguo Zhang 469-481
Quality of Pellets Made from Agricultural and Forestry Crops in Costa Rican Tropical Climates PDF
Carolina Tenorio, Roger Moya, Mario Tomazello-Filho, Jorre Valaert 482-498
Effect of Pressure, Feed Rate, and Abrasive Mass Flow Rate on Water Jet Cutting Efficiency When Cutting Recombinant Bamboo PDF
Rongrong Li, Mats Ekevad, Xiaolei Guo, Jianwen Ding, Pingxiang Cao 499-509
Sound Transmission Properties of Mineral-filled High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Wood-HDPE Composites PDF
Birm-June Kim, Runzhou Huang, Xinwu Xu, Sun-Young Lee, Jason Kunio, Qinglin Wu 510-526
Mathematical Simulation and Design of a Rectangular Cavity of Microwave Pretreatment Equipment Used for Wood Modification PDF
Xi Li, Jianxiong Zhang, Chunrong Liao, Hongbin Chen, Yongfeng Luo, Xianjun Li 527-537
Modification of Ultra-Low Density Fiberboards by an Inorganic Film Formed by Si-Al Deposition and their Mechanical Properties PDF
Tingjie Chen, Min Niu, Yongqun Xie, Zhenzeng Wu, Xiaozheng Liu, Lili Cai, Biaorong Zhuang 538-547
Environmental Comparison of Straw Applications Based on a Life Cycle Assessment Model and Emergy Evaluation PDF
Juan Gao, Chaopu Ti, Ning Chen 548-565
Pore Structure Characteristics of Activated Carbon Fibers Derived from Poplar Bark Liquefaction and Their Use for Adsorption of Cu(II) PDF
Jiahui Zhang, Wenbo Zhang, Yue Zhang 566-574
Effect of Temperature on Polyelectrolyte Expansion of Lignosulfonate PDF
Hao Li, Yonghong Deng, Huangqing Ye, Liang Xiao, Xueqing Qiu 575-587
Factors Affecting Delignification of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch by Microwave-assisted Dilute Acid/Alkali Pretreatment PDF
Junaid Akhtar, Chee Loong Teo, Long Wee Lai, Nursia Hassan, Ani Idris, Ramlan Abd. Aziz 588-596
Effect of Modified Cooking on Bleachability of Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens PDF
Rudine Antes, Olli Pekka Joutsimo 597-612
Evaluation of Dynamic Modulus of Elasticity of Medium Density Fiberboard Panel from Longitudinal Vibration Tests on Specimens PDF
Parinaz Mirbolouk, Mehran Roohnia 613-621
Effect of Fungal Treatments of Rape Straw on Chemical Composition and in vitro Rumen Fermentation Characteristics PDF
Xianghui Zhao, Jianming Gong, Shan Zhou, Kehui Ouyang, Xiaozhen Song, Chuanbian Fu, Lanjiao Xu, Mingren Qu 622-637
Interfacial Properties of Loblolly Pine Bonded with Epoxy/Wood Pyrolysis Bio-oil Blended System PDF
Yi Liu, Jianmin Gao, Hongwu Guo, Yuanfeng Pan, Chengfeng Zhou, Qingzheng Cheng, Brian K. Via 638-646
Physicochemical Properties of Camellia Nut Shell and its Thermal Degradation Characteristics PDF
Jinping Zhang, Zhoulian Wang, Menghao Du, Xiaohua Yao, Lisong Hu 647-659
Evaluation of the Performance of the Composite Bamboo/Epoxy Laminated Material for Wind Turbine Blades Technology PDF
Xiao-Dong Huang, Chung-Yun Hse, Todd F. Shupe 660-671
Development of Self-Bonded Fiberboards from Fiber of Leaf Plantain: Effect of Water and Organic Extractives Removal PDF
Catalina Alvarez-López, Orlando J. Rojas, Benjamín Rojano, Piedad Gañán 672-683
Isolation and Characteristics of Cellulose and Nanocellulose from Lotus Leaf Stalk Agro-wastes PDF
Yandan Chen, Qiaomei Wu, Biao Huang, Mingjie Huang, Xiaolin Ai 684-696
Tensile Property Analysis and Prediction Model Building for Coir Rope Reinforced Unsaturated Polyester Composite PDF
Jia Yao, Lili Ma, Wei Lu, Haiyan Tan 697-708
Effects of Green Liquor Pretreatment on the Chemical Composition and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Several Lignocellulosic Biomasses PDF
Wangxia Wang, Xin Meng, Douyong Min, Junlong Song, Yongcan Jin 709-720
Radial and Axial Variation of Heartwood Properties and Extractives in Mature Trees of Eucalyptus globulus PDF
Jorge Gominho, Ana Lourenço, Isabel Miranda, Helena Pereira 721-731
Evaluating Design Parameters for Breakthrough Curve Analysis and Kinetics of Fixed Bed Columns for Cu(II) Cations Using Lignocellulosic Wastes PDF
Zaira Zaman Chowdhury, Sharifah Bee Abd Hamid, Sharifuddin Mohd Zain 732-749
Synthesis of Poly[vinylamine-co-(sodium acrylate)] and its Application as a Paper Strength Additive PDF
Songlin Wang, Min Wang, Fushan Chen 750-759
Temperature/pH Sensitive Cellulose-based Hydrogel: Synthesis, Characterization, Loading, and Release of Model Drugs for Potential Oral Drug Delivery PDF
Hongling Zhou, Hangcheng Zhu, Xiaogang Yang, Yong Zhang, Xiumei Zhang, Kecong Cui, Lan Shao, Juming Yao 760-771
Assessment of Thermo-treated Bonded Wood Performance: Comparisons among Norway Spruce, Common Ash, and Turkey Oak PDF
Luigi Todaro, Angelo Rita, Nicola Moretti, Ignazia Cuccui, Achille Pellerano 772-781
Hyperbranched Poly(amidoamine)s as Additives for Urea Formaldehyde Resin and Their Application in Particleboard Fabrication PDF
Jizhi Zhang, Siham Amirou, Hisham A. Essawy, Antonio Pizzi, Qiang Gao, Jianzhang Li 782-792
Mechanical Properties of Grand Fir Wood Grown in the Czech Republic in Vertical and Horizontal Positions PDF
Aleš Zeidler, Mohamed Zidan Mohamed Salem, Vlastimil Borůvka 793-808
Preparation of Pinewood- and Wheat Straw-based Activated Carbon via a Microwave-assisted Potassium Hydroxide Treatment and an Analysis of the Effects of the Microwave Activation Conditions PDF
Haiyan Mao, Dingguo Zhou, Zaher Hashisho, Sunguo Wang, Heng Chen, Haiyan (Helena) Wang 809-821
Effect of Single and Double Stage Chemically Treated Kenaf Fibers on Mechanical Properties of Polyvinyl Alcohol Film PDF
Md Ershad Ali, Ching Kuan Yong, Yern Chee Ching, Cheng Hock Chuah, Nai-Shang Liou 822-838
Preparation of Wet Strength Paper from Filter Paper with NaOH-Thiourea-Urea Aqueous Solution PDF
Rui Zhai, Yue Yuan, Xiaofan Zhou 839-850
Adsorption of Xylan onto Cellulose Fibers Pretreated with Cationic Polyelectrolyte and Its Effect on Paper Properties PDF
Sang Hoon Lee, Hak Lae Lee, Hye Jung Youn 851-865
3D-Moldability of Veneers Plasticized with Water and Ammonia PDF
Jozef Fekiač, Ján Zemiar, Milan Gaff, Jozef Gáborík, Miroslav Gašparík, Róbert Marušák 866-876
Improved Cellulose Yield in the Production of Dissolving Pulp from Bamboo Using Acetic Acid in Prehydrolysis PDF
Guang Li, Shiyu Fu, Aijing Zhou, Huaiyu Zhan 877-886
Homogeneous Derivatization of Sugarcane Bagasse with Myristyl Chloride at Room Temperature to Prepare Bio-based Oil Absorbents PDF
Aiping Zhang, Chuanfu Liu, Jun Xie, Runcang Sun 887-897
Effect of Inoculum to Substrate Ratio on the Methane Potential of Microcrystalline Cellulose Production Wastewater PDF
Lourdes Maria Rodriguez-Chiang, Olli Pekka Dahl 898-911
Thermal Melting of Lignin Derivatives Prepared from Dried Black Liquor Powder of Softwood Soda-AQ Cooking and Polyethylene Glycol PDF
Kukjin Yoon, Shiho Takahashi, ThiThi Nge, Olov Karlsson, Akiko Nakagawa-izumi, Hiroshi Ohi, Yasumitsu Uraki, Tatsuhiko Yamada 912-921
Effect of the Starch Source on the Performance of Cationic Starches having Similar Degree of Substitution for Papermaking using Deinked Pulp PDF
Jin Liu, Rendang Yang, Fei Yang 922-931
Enhanced Rigidity of Natural Polymer Composite Developed from Oil Palm Decanter Cake PDF
Muhammad Aqif Adam, Alawi Sulaiman, Che Mohd Som Said, Ayub Md Som, Meisam Tabatabaei 932-942
Performance of a Novel Downward Plug-Flow Anaerobic Digester for Methane Production from Chopped Straw PDF
Tao Luo, Yan Long, Jang Li, Xi Meng, Enshen Long, Benlin Dai 943-955
The Effects of Electron Beam Irradiation Dose on the Mechanical Performance of Red Maple (Acer rubrum) PDF
Timothy Starr, David P. Harper, Timothy G. Rials 956-969
Contribution to Understanding the Occurrence of Extractives in Red Heart of Beech PDF
Viljem Vek, Primož Oven, Ida Poljanšek, Thomas Ters 970-985
Textural and Chemical Properties of Activated Carbon Prepared from Tropical Peat Soil by Chemical Activation Method PDF
Tumirah Khadiran, Mohd Zobir Hussein, Zulkarnain Zainal, Rafeadah Rusli 986-1007
Wettability of Sanded and Aged Fast-growing Poplar Wood Surfaces: I. Surface Free Energy PDF
Qin Zhiyong, Hui Chen, Qiang Gao, Shifeng Zhang, Jianzhang Li 1008-1023
Influence of Atmospheric Pressure Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Treatment on the Surface Properties of Wheat Straw PDF
Yang Li, Xuehui Yang, Minzhi Chen, Lijuan Tang, Yan Chen, Shuainan Jiang, Xiaoyan Zhou 1024-1036
Effect of Steam Explosion Pretreatment on Bamboo for Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Ethanol Fermentation PDF
Zhiqiang Li, Benhua Fei, Zehui Jiang 1037-1047
Merging Interstage Fractionation and Low Consistency Advantages During the TMP Refining Process: Part III – How Fibre Morphology Impacts Paper Properties PDF
My-Mustapha Lemrini, Robert Lanouette, Gaston Michaud 1048-1059
Cost-effective Isolation of Bioactive Compounds from a Discarded Bioresource – Defatted Seeds of Camellia oleifera PDF
Yong Ye, Yue Li, Fei Fang 1060-1072
Effect of Chemical Structure on Pyrolysis Behavior of Alcell Mild Acidolysis Lignin PDF
Chao Liu, Jia-Jin Liang, Shu-Bin Wu, Yu-Bin Deng 1073-1084
Extraction of Lignin from Wheat Straw by Catalysts in 1,4-Butanediol Medium under Atmospheric Pressure PDF
Yunzheng Li, Huizhen Jia, Rouzimaimaiti Ruxianguli, Hongquan Yin, Qingshan Zhang 1085-1098
Characterization of Corn (Zea mays) Leaf Powder and Its Adsorption Properties Regarding Cu(II) and Cd(II) from Aqueous Samples PDF
Adrielli C. P. Silva, Alexandre O. Jorgetto, Marcos H. P. Wondracek, Margarida J. Saeki, José F. Schneider, Valber A. Pedrosa, Marco A. U. Martines, Gustavo R. Castro 1099-1114
Warp Requirements and Yield Efficiency in the Visual Grading of Sawn Radiata Pine Timber PDF
Joaquín Montón, Francisco Arriaga, Guillermo Íñiguez-Gonzalez, Edgar Segués 1115-1126
Effect of Particle Size and Geometry on the Performance of Single-layer and Three-layer Particleboard Made from Sunflower Seed Husks PDF
Camelia N. Cosereanu, Luminita-Maria N. G. Brenci, Octavia I. Zeleniuc, Adriana N. Fotin 1127-1136
Air Permeation Rate of Oriented Strand Boards (OSB/3 and OSB/4) PDF
Matěj Hodoušek, Martin Böhm, Richard L. Lemaster, Miroslav Bureš, Jitka Beránková, Jiří Cvach 1137-1148
Effects of Pretreatment Methods Using Various 1,4-Dioxane Concentrations on the Performance of Lignocellulosic Films of Eucalyptus citriodora PDF
Fuquan Xiong, Liang Zhou, Liangcun Qian, Shengquan Liu 1149-1161


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