A peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to the science of lignocellulosic materials, chemicals, and their new and improved applications. Research 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 4 (2015)

Table of Contents

Editorials (Opinion Pieces)

Oops, I thought that those books had been deacidified PDF
Martin A. Hubbe 6305-6309
Composite Films Based on Nanocellulose and Nanoclay Minerals as High Strength Materials with Gas Barrier Capabilities: Key Points and Challenges PDF
José António Ferreira Gamelas, Eduardo Ferraz 6310-6313
Use of Byproduct from Cellulosic Ethanol Production as an Additive for Concrete: A Possible Win-win Strategy? PDF
Xiangwei Hao, Chenghao Liu, Huazhen Cao, Yuhua Liu, Haiyan Peng, Jing Shen 6314-6317
Approaches to Energy Pellet Cost and Quality Optimization PDF
Omar F. Ali, Alexander A. Koukoulas 6318-6320

Research Articles (Peer Reviewed)

Algal Decay Resistance of Conventional and Novel Wood-Based Composites PDF
Jing Feng, Kaimeng Xu, Qingshan Shi, Xiaomo Huang, Kaifu Li 6321-6331
Effects of Alkaline Hydrogen Peroxide Pre-Extraction on Bamboo Lignin Chemistry and Other Bamboo Chemical Components PDF
Yan Jiang, Shuangxi Nie, Dongsong Liang, Ning Zhang, Shuangfei Wang, Xueping Song 6332-6347
Highly Conductive Fiberboards Made with Carbon and Wood Fibers PDF
Junfeng Hou, Feng Fu, Keyang Lu, Lanzhen Chen 6348-6362
Effect of Seasoning of Different Woods on Resistance against Odontotermes obesus (Ramb.) under Laboratory and Field Choice and No-Choice Tests PDF
Rushda Fatima, Sohail Ahmed, Muhammad Arshad, Shahbaz Talib Sahi 6363-6377
Effect of Adhesive Spreading Rate on the Performance of Laminated Compressed Oil Palm Trunks PDF
Noor Afeefah Nordin, Othman Sulaiman, Rokiah Hashim, Nurjannah Salim, Mohammed Nasir, Masatoshi Sato, Salim Hiziroglu 6378-6387
Low-Density Oriented Strand Boards PDF
Radosław Mirski, Dorota Dziurka 6388-6394
Stiffness and Density Analysis of Rotary Veneer Recovered from Six Species of Australian Plantation Hardwoods PDF
Robert Lee McGavin, Henri Bailleres, Johannes Fehrmann, Barbara Ozarska 6395-6416
Effects of Pre-Freezing Prior to Drying upon Some Physical and Mechanical Properties of Eucalyptus urophylla × Eucalyptus grandis Wood PDF
Hongda Liu, Jianmin Gao, Yao Chen 6417-6427
In-situ Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles using Unbleached Kraft Pulp PDF
Nattinee Bumbudsanpharoke, Seonghyuk Ko 6428-6441
Influence of Operating Variables and Model to Minimize the Use of Anthraquinone in the Soda-Anthraquinone Pulping of Barley Straw PDF
Ana Ferrer, Fatima Vargas, Hasan Jameel, Orlando J. Rojas 6442-6456
Pyrolysis of Napier Grass in a Fixed Bed Reactor: Effect of Operating Conditions on Product Yields and Characteristics PDF
Isah Yakub Mohammed, Yousif Abdalla Abakr, Feroz Kabir Kazi, Suzana Yusuf, Ibraheem Alshareef, Soh Aik Chin 6457-6478
Superabsorbent Sponge and Membrane Prepared by Polyelectrolyte Complexation of Carboxymethyl Cellulose/Hydroxyethyl Cellulose-Al3+ PDF
Yang Liu, Yu Chen, Ying Zhao, Zongrui Tong, Shuseng Chen 6479-6495
Predicting Wood Strength using Dielectric Parameters PDF
Hamiyet Şahin Kol, İlker Yalçın 6496-6511
Surface Quality of Milled Birch Wood after Thermal Treatment at Various Temperatures PDF
Monika Kvietková, Milan Gaff, Miroslav Gašparík, Lukáš Kaplan, Štefan Barcík 6512-6521
Ethanol Production from Hydrothermally-Treated Biomass from West Africa PDF
Edem Cudjoe Bensah, Zsófia Kádár, Moses Y. Mensah 6522-6537
Kraft Pulping of Reduced Metal Content Eucalyptus Wood: Process Impacts PDF
Ricardo B. Santos, José L. Gomide, Peter W. Hart 6538-6547
Formation of Humin and Alkyl Levulinate in the Acid-catalyzed Conversion of Biomass-derived Furfuryl Alcohol PDF
Xueying Gao, Lincai Peng, Hui Li, Keli Chen 6548-6564
Ionic Liquids as a New Platform for Fiber Brittleness Removal PDF
Zhili Zhang, Jiachuan Chen, Zhiqiang Pang, Lucian A. Lucia, Fengfeng Li, Guihua Yang 6565-6575
Improving the Conventional Pelletization Process to Save Energy during Biomass Densification PDF
Zhongjia Chen, Guosheng Yu, Xiangyue Yuan, Qingyu Wang, Jiangmin Kan 6576-6585
Improved Strength of Peroxide-Bleached Deinked Pulp after TEMPO-Mediated Oxidation at Medium Consistency PDF
Feiguo Hua, Shuhua Tong, Rendang Yang, Bin Wang, Fei Yang 6586-6596
Clean Fuel, Clean Energy Conversion Technology: Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Palm Oil Mill Effluent Biogas Flameless Combustion PDF
Seyed Ehsan Hosseini, Ghobad Bagheri, Mazlan Abdul Wahid, Aminuddin Saat 6597-6609
The Effect of Hydrothermal Treatment on the Color Stability and Chemical Properties of Birch Veneer Surfaces PDF
Akio Yamamoto, Anti Rohumaa, Eero Kontturi, Mark Hughes, Tapani Vuorinen 6610-6623
Effect of Sepiolite Filler in Malamine-Urea-Formaldehyde Resin on the Properties of Three-ply Plywood PDF
Xiaona Li, Jingjing Li, Jianzhang Li, Qiang Gao 6624-6634
An Efficient Dispersive Agent — KCl for Ultrasonic Preparation of Microfibrillated Cellulose (MFC) PDF
Xuexia Zhang, Yan Yu, Wanju Li, Dan Ren, Hankun Wang 6635-6642
Assessment of Environmental Emissions from Sawmilling Activity in Malaysia PDF
Geetha Ramasamy, Jegatheswaran Ratnasingam, Edi Suhaimi Bakar, Rasmina Halis, Neelakandan Muttiah 6643-6662
Dimensional Changes of Veneer Layered Materials after Cold Pressing PDF
Vlastimil Borůvka, Milan Gaff, Marián Babiak, Marko Matúš 6663-6675
Native Macrofungi that Produce Lignin-Modifying Enzymes, Cellulases, and Xylanases with Potential Biotechnological Applications PDF
Guadalupe Gutiérrez-Soto, Guadalupe Estefanía Medina-Gonzalez, José Elías Treviño-Ramírez, Carlos Eduardo Hernández-Luna 6676-6689
Study of the Interaction of Portland Cement and Pinus Wood for Composites using Bragg Sensors in Optical Fibers PDF
Adauto José Miranda de Lima, Setsuo Iwakiri, María Guadalupe Lomelí-Ramírez 6690-6704
Characterization of Aldehyde Crosslinked Kenaf Regenerated Cellulose Film PDF
Hatika Kaco, Sarani Zakaria, Chin Hua Chia, Mohd Shaiful Sajab, Anis Syuhada Mohd Saidi 6705-6719
Preparation of Magnetic Biomass-based Solid Acid Catalyst and Effective Catalytic Conversion of Cellulose into High Yields of Reducing Sugar PDF
Xueqin Li, Xiangyu Li, Wei Qi, Junyou Shi, Jiping Zhang, Yanhong Xu, Jiuyin Pang 6720-6729
Biodegradation of Benzene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene Mixture in a Date Palm Tree Bark-based Upflow Biofilter PDF
Rajamohan Natarajan, Jamila Al-Sinani 6730-6740
Mahogany Wood-Waste Vinegar as Larvacide for Spodoptera litura PDF
Budy Rahmat, Fitri Kurniati, Elya Hartini 6741-6750
Adsorption Characteristics of Norfloxacin by Biochar Prepared by Cassava Dreg: Kinetics, Isotherms, and Thermodynamic Analysis PDF
Dan Feng, Huamei Yu, Hui Deng, Fangze Li, Chengjun Ge 6751-6768
Effect of Lignin on Bamboo Biomass Self-Bonding During Hot-Pressing: Lignin Structure and Characterization PDF
Dong-Li Li, Jian-Quan Wu, Wan-Xi Peng, Wen-Fei Xiao, Jian-Guo Wu, Jian-Yin Zhuo, Tong-Qi Yuan, Run-Cang Sun 6769-6782
Tensile Properties of Bamboo Fiber-reinforced Polypropylene Composites Modified by Impregnation with Calcium Carbonate Nanoparticles PDF
Cuicui Wang, Yu Xian, Haitao Cheng, Wenyan Li, Shuangbao Zhang 6783-6796
Using Artificial Neural Networks to Model the Surface Roughness of Massive Wooden Edge-Glued Panels Made of Scotch Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) in a Machining Process with Computer Numerical Control PDF
Sait Dundar Sofuoglu 6797-6808
Changes in Surface Properties of Heat-Treated Phyllostachys pubescens Bamboo PDF
Yamei Zhang, Wenji Yu 6809-6818
Antioxidant Activity of Organosolv Lignin Degraded Using SO42-/ZrO2 as Catalyst PDF
Shengming Zhang, Yan Zhang, Liang Liu, Guizhen Fang 6819-6829
Maleic Anhydride Treated Wood: Effects of Drying Time and Esterification Temperature on Properties PDF
Gatien Geraud Essoua Essoua, Pierre Blanchet, Veronic Landry, Robert Beauregard 6830-6860
Study of Coating Weight and Utilization Rate in the Modification of Ground Calcium Carbonate PDF
Huiming Fan, Xueqin Wang, Jianan Liu, Binfeng Xu 6861-6871
Biocomposites Based on Rice Husk Flour and Recycled Polymer Blend: Effects of Interfacial Modification and High Fibre Loading PDF
Ruey Shan Chen, Mohd Nazry Salleh, Mohd Hafizuddin Ab Ghani, Sahrim Ahmad, Sinyee Gan 6872-6885
Dynamic Young’s Modulus of Scarf- and Finger-Jointed Beams using Longitudinal Vibration Method PDF
Ali Yavari, Amirhooman Hemmasi, Mehran Roohnia, Róbert Marušák 6886-6895
Production of Particleboards from Hevea brasiliensis Clones and Castor Oil-based Polyurethane Resin PDF
Maristela Gava, Sarah David Müzel, Larissa Ribas de Lima, Juliana Cortez Barbosa, José Nivaldo Garcia, Bruno Santos Ferreira, Henrique José Servolo Filho, Marcos Silveira Bernardes, Victor Almeida De Araujo 6896-6905
Leakproof Heat Sealing of Paperboard Trays - Effect of Sealing Pressure and Crease Geometry PDF
Ville Leminen, Petri Mäkelä, Panu Tanninen, Juha Varis 6906-6916
Effect of Pentaerythritol on the Properties of Wood-Flour/Polypropylene/Ammonium Polyphosphate Composite System PDF
Wen Wang, Yao Peng, Wei Zhang, Jianzhang Li 6917-6927
Lignin-induced Expression of Aspergillus oryzae 5992 Genes using Suppression Subtractive Hybridization PDF
Zhicai Zhang, Hongxue Ding, Defu Shi, Lili Xia, Maxiaoqi Zhu 6928-6941
Thermally Modified Wood: Marketing Strategies of U.S. Producers PDF
Omar Espinoza, Urs Buehlmann, Maria Fernanda Laguarda-Mallo 6942-6952
Correlation of Near Infrared Spectroscopy Measurements with the Surface Roughness of Wood PDF
Maomao Zhang, Yana Liu, Zhong Yang 6953-6960
Effect of Temperature and Clamping during Heat Treatment on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Okan (Cylicodiscus gabunensis [Taub.] Harms) Wood PDF
Hidayat Wahyu, Jae Hyuk Jang, Se Hwi Park, Yue Qi, Fauzi Febrianto, Seung Hwan Lee, Nam Hun Kim 6961-6974
Linerboard Made from Soda-Anthraquinone (Soda-AQ) Treated Coconut Coir Fiber and Effect of Pulp Beating PDF
Nor Mazlana Main, Rosnita A. Talib, Rushdan Ibrahim, Russly Abdul Rahman, Ainun Zuriyati Mohamed 6975-6992
Biosorption of Heavy Metal Ions from Aqueous Solution on Chinese Fir Bark Modified by Sodium Hypochlorite PDF
Wenpeng Su, Yiqin Yang, Hongqi Dai, Linyu Jiang 6993-7008
Bending Moment Capacities of L-Shaped Mortise and Tenon Joints under Compression and Tension Loadings PDF
Ali Kasal, Carl Albert Eckelman, Eva Haviarova, Yusuf Ziya Erdil, İbrahim Yalcin 7009-7020
Optimization of [Amim]Cl Pretreatment Conditions for Maximum Glucose Recovery from Hybrid Pennisetum by Response Surface Methodology PDF
Shengdan Wang, Tingting You, Feng Xu, Jiachuan Chen, Guihua Yang 7021-7037
Dry Bond Strength and Water Resistance of Konjac Glucomannan, Chitosan, and Polyvinyl Alcohol Blend Adhesive PDF
Xianqing Chen, Nan Xia, Kangquan Guo, Chusheng Qi 7038-7052
Weathering Performance of Wood Coated with a Combination of Alkoxysilanes and Rutile TiO2 Heirarchical Nanostructures PDF
Rongbo Zheng, Mandla A. Tshabalala, Qingyu Li, Hongyan Wang 7053-7064
Eccentric Compression Performance of Parallel Bamboo Strand Lumber Columns PDF
Hai-tao Li, Jing-wen Su, Andrew John Deeks, Qi-sheng Zhang, Dong-dong Wei, Cong-gan Yuan 7065-7080
Development of Thermally Enhanced Wood-Based Materials with High VOCs Adsorption using Exfoliated Graphite Nanoplatelets for Use as Building Materials PDF
Hyun Jeong Seo, Su-Gwang Jeong, Sumin Kim 7081-7091
Effects of Different Drying Treatments on Preservation of Organic Compounds in Dalbergia bariensis Wood PDF
Lin Yang, Tao Jiang, Honghai Liu, Kaifu Li 7092-7104
Transcriptomic Analysis of Clostridium thermocellum in Cellulolytic Consortium after Artificial Reconstruction to Enhance Ethanol Production PDF
Hongyu Li, Yuanlong Pan, Sandra Chang Zhang, Ran Du, Peipei Li, Shizhong Li 7105-7122
The Dependence of Surface Quality on Tool Wear of Circular Saw Blades during Transversal Sawing of Beech Wood PDF
Richard Kminiak, Miroslav Gašparík, Monika Kvietková 7123-7135
Extraction and Bleaching of Olive Tree Branch Cellulose PDF
Essam S. Abdel-Halim, Humaid H. Alanazi, Abdulaziz A. Alghamdi 7136-7150
The Effect of Heat Treatment on the Pull-off Strength of Optionally Varnished Surfaces of Five Wood Materials PDF
Musa Atar, Hamza Cinar, Nihat Dongel, Ahmet Cihangir Yalinkilic 7151-7164
Analysis of Valonia Oak (Quercus aegylops) Acorn Tannin and Wood Adhesives Application PDF
Soliman Abdalla, Antonio Pizzi, Fatimah Bahabri, Aysha Ganash 7165-7177
Analysis of Biogas Produced from Switchgrass by Anaerobic Digestion PDF
Hongzhi Niu, Xiaoying Kong, Lianhua Li, Yongming Sun, Zhenhong Yuan, Xianyou Zhou 7178-7187
Influence of PVA and CMC on the Properties of Pigment Coating Colors and their Effects on Curtain Stability PDF
Eun Heui Choi, Chae Hoon Kim, Hye Jung Youn, Hak Lae Lee 7188-7202

Review Articles (Peer Reviewed)

Kenaf/Synthetic and Kevlar®/Cellulosic Fiber-Reinforced Hybrid Composites: A Review PDF
Suhad D. Salman, Zulkiflle Leman, Mohamed T. H. Sultan, Mohamad R. Ishak, Francisco Cardona

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