Vol 14, No 2 (2019)

Table of Contents

Editorials (Opinion Pieces)

Curing our Addiction to Fossil and Nonbiodegradable Plastics: Steps Ahead PDF
Petri Vasara, Pongpatchara Pongpiriyakan, Tomi Nyman, Hannele Lehtinen, Idil-Nazli Aktüre, Olli Laukkanen 2458-2459
Renaissance of Industrial Hemp: A Miracle Crop for a Multitude of Products PDF
Lokendra Pal, Lucian A. Lucia 2460-2464
Bamboo as an Emerging Source of Raw Material for Household and Building Products PDF
Hongyun Qiu, Jianfeng Xu, Zhibin He, Ling Long, Xiaopeng Yue 2465-2467
Polyhydroxyalkanoates: Their Importance and Future PDF
Adriana Kovalcik, Stanislav Obruca, Ines Fritz, Ivana Marova 2468-2471

Research Articles (Peer Reviewed)

Characterization of Composite Formed by Cement and Wheat Straw Treated with Sodium Hydroxide PDF
João Vitor Felippe Silva, Natália Andrade Bianchi, Carolina Aparecida Barros Oliveira, José Claudio Caraschi, Alexandre Jorge Duarte de Souza, Julio Cesar Molina, Cristiane Inácio de Campos 2472-2479
Resistance of in natura and Torrefied Eucalyptus Wood to Cryptotermes brevis (Isoptera) PDF
Vinícius Resende de Castro, Matheus Perdigão de Castro Freitas, Antônio José Vinha Zanuncio, José Cola Zanuncio, Paula Gabriella Surdi de Castro, Angélica Angélica de Cássia Oliveira Carneiro, Benedito Rocha Vital 2480-2490
Impact of Selected Factors on the Bending Forces at the Proportionality Limit and Yield Point in Laminated Veneer Lumber PDF
Tomáš Svoboda, Adam Sikora, Vladimír Záborský, Zuzana Gaffová 2491-2512
Isolation, Characterization, and Incorporation of Microfibrils and Microcrystals from Typha domingensis Pers. as Impact Strength Reinforcer of Polypropylene Matrix Composite Using Stearic Acid as Interfacial Modifier PDF
Luisiana Morales-Zamudio, Arturo Lopez-Marure, Margarita Garcia-Hernandez, Francisco Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Sergio Flores-Gallardo, Erika Lopez-Martinez 2513-2535
Geometry-invariant Wrinkle Detection in Sealing Rims of Paperboard Containers PDF
Tobias Müller, Alexander Lenske, Christophe Barbier, Marek Hauptmann, Jens-Peter Majschak 2536-2549
Bioresources for Sustainable Pellet Production in Zambia: Twelve Biomasses Pelletized at Different Moisture Contents PDF
Lisa Henriksson, Stefan Frodeson, Jonas Berghel, Simon Andersson, Mattias Ohlson 2550-2575
Effects of Thermal Treatment before Plane Sanding on the Surface Quality of Corymbia citriodora Wood PDF
Larissa Ribas de Lima Soares, Carlino Carvalho de Almeida, Manoel Cléber de Sampaio Alves, Bruno Santos Ferreira, Alexandre Camargo da Silva 2576-2583
Mechanical and Physical Properties of Regenerated Biomass Composite Films from Lignocellulosic Materials in Ionic Liquid PDF
Kehong Zhang, Hui Xiao, Yuhang Su, Yanrong Wu, Ying Cui, Ming Li 2584-2595
Production of Bioethanol from Hybrid Cassava Pulp and Peel using Microbial and Acid Hydrolysis PDF
Vincent E. Efeovbokhan, Louis Egwari, Edith E. Alagbe, James T. Adeyemi, Olugbenga S. Taiwo 2596-2609
Effect of the ACQ Preservative on the Bonding Strength of Aqueous Polymer Isocyanate Bonded Masson Pine Joints and on the Adhesive Penetration into Wood PDF
Lizhe Qin, La Hu, Zhangqi Yang, Wengui Duan 2610-2621
Adsorption of Pb(II) Ions from Aqueous Solutions Using Chemically Treated and Untreated Cow Dung Ash PDF
Victor Chika Ojeme, Olajide Ayodele, Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, Elvis Afamefuna Okoronkwo 2622-2641
Mercury Porosimetry and X-ray Microtomography for 3-Dimensional Characterization of Multilayered Paper: Nanofibrillated Cellulose, Thermomechanical Pulp, and a Layered Structure Involving Both PDF
Mohamed Ali Charfeddine, Jean-Francis Bloch, Patrice Mangin 2642-2650
Chemical Composition and Thermal Properties of Tropical Wood from the Yucatán Dry Forests PDF
Sergio Rodriguez-Jimenez, Santiago Duarte-Aranda, Gonzalo Canche-Escamilla 2651-2666
Color and Chemical Changes in Teak (Tectona grandis L. f.) and Meranti (Shorea spp.) Wood after Thermal Treatment PDF
Miroslav Gašparík, Milan Gaff, František Kačík, Adam Sikora 2667-2683
Characterization of the Liquefaction Residue from Corn Stalk and Its Biomass Components Using Polyhydric Alcohols with Phosphoric Acid PDF
Yan Zhang, Zhong Liu, Haitang Liu, Lanfeng Hui, Huimei Wang, Haoyue Liu 2684-2706
The Effects of Henequen Cellulose Treated with Polyethylene Glycol on Properties of Polylactic Acid Composites PDF
Francisco Javier Moscoso Sánchez, Abraham Alvarado, Liliana Martínez-Chávez, Rosaura Hernández-Montelongo, Victor Vladimir Fernández Escamilla, Gonzalo Canche Escamilla 2707-2726
Furan Resin as Potential Substitute for Phenol-formaldehyde Resin in Plywood Manufacturing PDF
Anca Maria Varodi, Emanuela Beldean, Maria Cristina Timar 2727-2739
Do Novel Wooden Composites Provide an Environmentally Favorable Alternative for Panel-type Furniture? PDF
Sidan Li, Yuan Yuan, Jinman Wang, Minghui Guo 2740-2758
Efficiency of Blended Polyhydric Alcohols Solution on Liquefaction of Oil Palm Trunk (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) PDF
Rattana Choowang, Jian Lin, Guangjie Zhao 2759-2772
Analysis of the Parameters Affecting the Surface Sanding of Pinus elliottii and Corymbia citriodora Wood Species PDF
Sueli Souza Leite, Gessica Mina Kim Jesus, Manoel Cléber de Sampaio Alves, Ivaldo de Domenico Valarelli, Marcus Antonio Pereira Bueno, Fernanda Christiane Rossetto Dinhane Magorbo, Fabio Alexandre Moizes, Vitor Manoel Salvadeo 2773-2783
Starch Nanocomposites Reinforced with TEMPO-Oxidized Cellulose Nanofibrils derived from Bamboo Holocellulose PDF
Sasiprapa Pitiphatharaworachot, Korawit Chitbanyong, Sarawood Sungkaew, Sawitree Pisutpiched, Somwang Khantayanuwong, Buapan Puangsin 2784-2797
Prospects for the Preparation of Paper Money from Cotton Fibers and Bleached Softwood Kraft Pulp Fibers with Nanofibrillated Cellulose PDF
Ghaffar Fathi, Jafar Ebrahimpour Kasmani 2798-2811
Optimized Expression of a Hyperthermostable Endoglucanase from Pyrococcus horikoshii in Arabidopsis thaliana PDF
Xia Li, Xiaoyan Geng, Lu Gao, Yanfang Wu, Yongli Wang, Alei Geng, Jianzhong Sun, Jianxiong Jiang 2812-2826
The Processing of Pinus radiata: Pore Size Distribution Changes in the Cell Wall Structure Studied by Pressure Plate Technique and Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry PDF
Dante Giacomozzi, Olli Joutsimo, Samuel L. Zelinka 2827-2841
Preparation of Oligomeric Dehydrogenation Polymer and Characterization of its Antibacterial Properties PDF
Yimin Xie, Xuekuan Chen, Chen Jiang, Hongfei Wu, Zhezi Ye 2842-2860
Effects of Enzyme Treatment on Surface Properties of Mg(OH)2-based Peroxide Bleached Deinked Pulp PDF
Na Yun, Beihai He 2861-2872
Characterization of a Novel Thermophilic Endopolygalacturonase Produced by Bacillus licheniformis IEB-8 PDF
Saqib Hussain Hadri, Muhammad Javaid Asad, Muhammad Zeeshan Hyder, Syed Muhammad Saqlan Naqvi, Tariq Mukhtar, Muddassar Zafar, Shahzad Hussain Shah, Raja Tahir Mehmood, J. H. David Wu 2873-2884
Influence of the Pyrolytic Temperature and Feedstock on the Characteristics and Naphthalene Adsorption of Crop Straw-derived Biochars PDF
Enzhu Hu, Siyao Shang, Nana Wang, Xiangli Nan, Shengjun Zhong, Zaijian Yuan 2885-2902
Morphology, Physical, and Mechanical Properties of Particleboard Made from Rape Straw and Wood Particles Glued with Urea-Formaldehyde Resin PDF
Camelia Cosereanu, Camelia Cerbu 2903-2918
Acoustic Properties Assessment of Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.) Wood from Trees Irrigated with Secondarily Treated Wastewater PDF
Khaled T. S. Hassan, Jan Tippner 2919-2930
Is the Quality of the Non-native Douglas-fir Wood Produced in the Czech Forests Comparable to Native Softwoods? PDF
Kyriaki Giagli, Lukáš Timko, Vladimír Gryc, Hanuš Vavrčík 2931-2945
Influence of Geometry on the Stiffness of Corner Finger Joints PDF
Gourav Kamboj, Vladimír Záborský, Tomáš Girl 2946-2960
Accurately Estimating and Minimizing Costs for the Cellulosic Biomass Supply Chain with Statistical Process Control and the Taguchi Loss Function PDF
Christoph Metzner, Maximilian Platzer, Timothy M. Young, Bogdan Bichescu, Marius-Catalin Barbu, Timothy G. Rials 2961-2976
Experimental Testing of Elastic Properties of Paper and WoodEpox® in Honeycomb Panels PDF
Krzysztof Peliński, Jerzy Smardzewski 2977-2994
Prices of Raw-wood Assortments in Selected Markets of Central Europe and their Development in the Future PDF
Miloš Gejdoš, Martin Lieskovský, Blanka Giertliová, Miroslav Němec, Zuzana Danihelová 2995-3011
Effect of Enzymatic Treatment of Flax on Chemical Composition and the Extent of Fiber Separation PDF
Jana De Prez, Aart Willem Van Vuure, Jan Ivens, Guido Aerts, Ilse Van de Voorde 3012-3030
Influence of CCA-A Preservative on Physical-mechanical Properties of Brazilian Tropical Woods PDF
Andréa de Souza Almeida, Gabriel Criscuolo, Tiago Hendrigo de Almeida, André Luis Christoforo, Eduardo Chahud, Luiz A. M. N. Branco, Roberto V. Pinheiro, Francisco Antonio Rocco Lahr 3031-3041
Effect of Freezing Temperature and Stacking Sequence on the Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Fibre Metal Laminates Made with Carbon, Flax, and Sugar Palm Fibres PDF
Muthukumar Chandrasekar, Mohamad Ridzwan Ishak, S. M. Sapuan, Zulkiflle Leman, R. M. Shahroze 3042-3056
Preparation of Gold Nanoparticles on Nanocellulose and their Catalytic Activity for Reduction of NO2- PDF
Zihe Guo, Shiyu Fu 3057-3068
Changes in Cell Wall Components of Pinus sylvestris L. Wood after 300 Years in Contact with Salt (NaCl) PDF
Alberto García-Iruela, Luis Garcia Esteban, Paloma de Palacios, Francisco Garcia Fernandez, Raquel Martin-Sampedro, Maria Eugenia Eugenio 3069-3091
Comparison of the Beatability for Fast-growing Plants, Softwood, and Hardwood Sources of Fibers PDF
Edyta Małachowska, Marcin Dubowik 3092-3100
Improving Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Injection Moulded Kenaf Fibre-reinforced Polyhydroxy-butyrate Composites through Fibre Surface Treatment PDF
Aziz Hassan, Mohd Isa Muhammad Rafiq, Mohd Ishak Zainal Ariffin 3101-3116
Effect of Phosphoric Acid in the Pre-hydrolysis Process of Dissolving Pulp Production from Bamboo-willow PDF
Jin-Chao Zhang, Chao-Jun Wu, Dong-Mei Yu 3117-3131
Diversity of Paenibacillus sp. LLZ1 Cellulase and its Improved Enzyme Activity and Stability in the Ionic Liquid 1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Diethyl Phosphate PDF
Wei Yang, Min Zhou, Lishi Yan, Xin Ju, Liangzhi Li 3132-3145
Optimized Extraction Process and Compositional Analysis of Bioflocculant Produced by Klebsiella M1 PDF
Huan Diao, Lvmu Li, Jun Liang, Chen Lu, Xiaoling Ding, Wenjie Guo 3146-3167
Preparation of Composites from Natural Rubber and Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Cellulose: Effect of Cellulose Morphology on Properties PDF
José Antonio Fiorote, Alair Pereira Freire, Dasciana de Sousa Rodrigues, Maria Alice Martins, Larissa Andreani, Leonardo Fonseca Valadares 3168-3181
Comparative Studies on the Explosion Severity of Different Wood Dusts from Fiberboard Production PDF
Lu Guo, Qiuping Xiao, Nanfeng Zhu, Yao Wang, Xiulan Chen, Changyan Xu 3182-3199
Bio-based Epoxy Resins from Biorefinery By-products PDF
Pablo Ortiz, Martijn Wiekamp, Richard Vendamme, Walter Eevers 3200-3209
Physicochemical Analysis of Apple and Grape Pomaces PDF
Alison C. Gowman, Maisyn C. Picard, Arturo Rodriguez-Uribe, Manjusri Misra, Hamdy Khalil, Mahendra Thimmanagari, Amar K. Mohanty 3210-3230
Isolation and Characterization of Microcrystalline Cellulose from Cotton Stalk Waste PDF
Ming Li, Beihai He, Lihong Zhao 3231-3246
Influence of Former Farmland on the Characteristics and Properties of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) Tree Tissue PDF
Tomasz Jelonek, Magdalena Arasimowicz-Jelonek, Jarosław Gzyl, Arkadiusz Tomczak, Piotr Łakomy, Witold Grzywiński, Agnieszka Remlein, Katarzyna Klimek, Joanna Kopaczyk, Roman Jaszczak, Robert Kuźmiński 3247-3265
The Influence of Machining Parameters on Surface Roughness of MDF in Milling Operation PDF
Ümmü K. İşleyen, Mehmet Karamanoğlu 3266-3277
Improvement of Wood Densification Process via Enhancing Steam Diffusion, Distribution, and Evaporation PDF
Chang-Hua Fang, Alain Cloutier, Ze-Hui Jiang, Jia-Zhong He, Ben-Hua Fei 3278-3288
The Effect of ThermoWood Method Heat Treatment on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Sorbus torminalis PDF
Ayhan Aytin, Süleyman Korkut, Nevzat Çakıcıer 3289-3300
Obtaining Dissolving Grade Cellulose from the Huizache (Acacia farnesiana L. Willd.) Plant PDF
Rogelio Ramírez-Casillas, Maria del Carmen López-López, Bruno Becerra-Aguilar, Florentina Dávalos-Olivares, Kestur Gundapp Satyanarayana 3301-3318
Preparation and Characterization of Cellulose Nanocrystals using Soluble Grade Cellulose from Acid Hydrolysis of Huizache (Acacia farnesiana L. Willd.) PDF
Rogelio Ramírez-Casillas, Maria del Carmen López-Lópeza, Bruno Becerra-Aguilar, Florentina Dávalos-Olivares, Kestur Gundappa Satyanarayana 3319-3338
Thermal Insulation Properties of Green Vacuum Insulation Panel Using Wood Fiber as Core Material PDF
Baowen Wang, Zhihui Li, Xinglai Qi, Nairong Chen, Qinzhi Zeng, Dasong Dai, Mizi Fan, Jiuping Rao 3339-3351
Preparation and Stability of Microcapsule Wood Preservative from Neem Extract PDF
Luchen Liu, Guoqi Xu 3352-3363
Biomechanics and Traditional Use of Raphia matombe Rachis in Northern Angola PDF
Thea Lautenschläger, Andreas Kempe, Katharina Bunk, Monizi Mawunu, Christoph Neinhuis 3364-3378
Use of Cutting Force and Vibro-acoustic Signals in Tool Wear Monitoring Based on Multiple Regression Technique for Compreg Milling PDF
Jarosław Górski, Karol Szymanowski, Piotr Podziewski, Katarzyna Śmietańska, Paweł Czarniak, Mariusz Cyrankowski 3379-3388
Development of Seaweed-based Bamboo Microcrystalline Cellulose Films Intended for Sustainable Food Packaging Applications PDF
D. Hermawan, Tze Kiat Lai, Shima Jafarzadeh, Deepu A. Gopakumar, M. Hasan, F. A. T Owolabi, N. A Sri Aprilia, Samsul Rizal, H. P. S. Abdul Khalil 3389-3410
Optimization of Dilute NaOH Pretreatment at Mild Temperatures for Monomeric Sugar Release from Sorghum Pith Using Response Surface Methodology PDF
Kankan Jiang, Shaojun Ding, Boping Tang 3411-3431
Acoustic Properties of Norway Spruce Wood Modified with Staining Fungus (Sydowia polyspora) PDF
Anna Danihelová, Dominik Spišiak, Ladislav Reinprecht, Tomáš Gergeľ, Zuzana Vidholdová, Vojtěch Ondrejka 3432-3444
Modification of Scots Pine with Activated Glucose and Citric Acid: Physical and Mechanical Properties PDF
Wenjun Guo, Zefang Xiao, Maximilian Wentzel, Lukas Emmerich, Yanjun Xie, Holger Militz 3445-3458
Mobile Shields for Standard Woodworking Machinery as an Element of a Protection and Accident Prevention System – The Idea and Testing PDF
Mariusz Dąbrowski, Jarosław Górski 3459-3470
Crystal and Thermal Response of Cellulose Isolation from Bamboo by Two Different Chemical Treatments PDF
Wenbo Zhang, Benhua Fei, Andrea Polle, Dejuan Dejuan Euring, Genlin Tian, Xianghua Yue, Yanting Chang, Zehui Jiang, Tao Hu 3471-3480
Synergetic Depolymerization of Aspen CEL by Pyranose 2-Oxidase and Lignin-degrading Peroxidases PDF
Fangfang Wang, Feng Huang, Mingqiang Ai 3481-3494
Cutting Conditions and Tool Wear when Machining Wood-Based Materials PDF
Josef Chladil, Josef Sedlák, Eva Šebelová Rybářová, Marian Kučera, Miroslav Dado 3495-3505
Leucaena Particleboard: A Commercial Trial PDF
Muhammad Fitri Sa'ad, Nor Yuziah Yunus, Hilmi Ab Rahman, Wan Mohd Nazri Wan Abdul Rahman 3506-3511
Delignification of L. leucocephala and C. equisetifolia through kraft pulping and Mitigation of Vessel Picking PDF
Poonam Maan, Ashish Kadam, Dharm Dutt 3512-3527
Impact of Pulp Drying Modes for Water-Retention Values Measured by Headspace Gas Chromatographic Method PDF
Ruoyun Wang, Yaping Li, Wen-Xuan Mo 3528-3533
Use of Sweet Sorghum Bagasse (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) for Cellulose Acetate Synthesis PDF
José Mariano da Silva Neto, Líbia de Sousa Conrado Oliveira, Flávio Luiz Honorato da Silva, Jose N. Tabosa, Jose G. de A. Pacheco, Marcio J. V. da Silva 3534-3553
Influence of Birch False Heartwood on the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Wood-plastic Composites PDF
Heikko Kallakas, Gbenga S. Ayansola, Tanel Tumanov, Dmitri Goljandin, Triinu Poltimäe, Andres Krumme, Jaan Kers 3554-3566
Highly Efficient Single-step Pretreatment to Remove Lignin and Hemicellulose from Softwood PDF
Irma Bernal-Lugo, Carmen Jacinto-Hernandez, Miquel Gimeno, C. Carmina Montiel, Fausto Rivero-Cruz, Oscar Velasco 3567-3577
Study of the Flexural Modulus and the Micromechanics of Old Newspaper Reinforced Polypropylene Composites PDF
Francesc X. Espinach, Miquel A. Chamorro-Trenado, Joan Llorens, Josep Tresserras, Neus Pellicer, Fabiola Vilaseca, Angels Pèlach 3578-3593
Investigation of Biomass Char Gasification Kinetic Parameters Using a Novel Miniaturized Educational System PDF
Jacqueline K. Gartner, Manuel Garcia-Perez, Barnard J. Van Wie 3594-3614
Cellulose/Guar Gum Hydrogel Microspheres as a Magnetic Anticancer Drug Carrier PDF
Yanli Li, Yucheng Feng, Jun Jing, Fei Yang 3615-3629
Salt-Template Hydrothermal Carbonization for Pd NP-loaded Porous Carbonaceous Material PDF
Jiaming Li, Xiaoyun Li, Guocheng Han, Chuanfu Liu, Xiaoying Wang 3630-3650
European Pallets Fabricated with Composite Wood Blocks from Tropical Species Reinforced with Nanocrystalline Cellulose: Effects on the Properties of Blocks and Static Flexure of the Pallet PDF
Priscilla Rigg-Aguilar, Roger Moya, José Vega-Baudrit, Angel Navarro-Mora, Johana Gaitan-Alvarez 3651-3667
Reductive Cellulose Aerogel as an Efficient Adsorbent for ClO3- in Drinking Water PDF
Guifang Yang, Yuqing Zhang, Yifan Liu, Ruihan Pei, Yuancai Lv, Minghua Liu 3668-3687
Optimization of Cellulose Nanofiber Production from Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Using Trichoderma sp. with the Solid State Fermentation Method PDF
Pingkan Aditiawati, Rudi Dungani, Redian Mayo Fikri, Sri Hartati 3688-3700

Review Articles (Peer Reviewed)

Natural Bio-Based Products for Wood Coating and Protection against Degradation: A Review PDF
Carmen Alice Teaca, Dan Roşu, Fănică Mustaţă, Teodora Rusu, Liliana Roşu, Irina Roşca, Cristian-Dragoş Varganici
Bio-based Polymers for Sustainable Packaging and Biobarriers: A Critical Review PDF
Karoliina Emilia Helanto, Lauri Matikainen, Riku Talja, Orlando J. Rojas
Biosorption of Heavy Metals by Lignocellulosic Biomass and Chemical Analysis PDF
Petra Camilla Lindholm-Lehto
Properties of Densified Solid Biofuels in Relation to Chemical Composition, Moisture Content, and Bulk Density of the Biomass PDF
Jamileh Shojaeiarani, Dilpreet S. Bajwa, Sreekala G. Bajwa


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