GCB Bioenergy

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Edited By: Steve Long

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Online ISSN: 1757-1707

Associated Title(s): Global Change Biology


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  1. Opinion

    1. Bioenergy, Food Production and Biodiversity – An Unlikely Alliance?

      Pete Manning, Gail Taylor and Mick E. Hanley

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12173

  2. Original Research

    1. Optimization of sugarcane farming as a multipurpose crop for energy and food production

      Damien Sabatier, Jean-François Martiné, Frédéric Chiroleu, Camille Roussel, Philippe Letourmy, Rianto van Antwerpen, Benoit Gabrielle and Bertrand Ney

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12133

  3. Technical Advance

    1. Biomass, sugar, and bioethanol potential of sweet corn

      Jaime Barros-Rios, Aloia Romaní, Gil Garrote and Bernardo Ordas

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12136

  4. Original Research

    1. Soil carbon balance following conversion of grassland to oil palm

      Iain Goodrick, Paul N. Nelson, Murom Banabas, Christopher M. Wurster and Michael I. Bird

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12138

    2. Can we produce carbon and climate neutral forest bioenergy?

      Anna Repo, Juha-Pekka Tuovinen and Jari Liski

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12134

    3. Impacts of biogenic CO2 emissions on human health and terrestrial ecosystems: the case of increased wood extraction for bioenergy production on a global scale

      Rosalie van Zelm, Patience A. N. Muchada, Marijn van der Velde, Georg Kindermann, Michael Obersteiner and Mark A. J. Huijbregts

      Article first published online: 8 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12153

    4. Short-term CO2-C emissions from soil prior to sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) replanting in southern Brazil

      Eduardo B. de Figueiredo, Alan R. Panosso, Donald C. Reicosky and Newton La Scala Jr

      Article first published online: 8 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12151

    5. Sustainable limits to crop residue harvest for bioenergy: maintaining soil carbon in Australia's agricultural lands

      Gang Zhao, Brett A. Bryan, Darran King, Zhongkui Luo, Enli Wang and Qiang Yu

      Article first published online: 8 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12145

  5. Reviews

    1. Modelling the carbon cycle of Miscanthus plantations: existing models and the potential for their improvement

      Andy D. Robertson, Christian A. Davies, Pete Smith, Marta Dondini and Niall P. McNamara

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12144

  6. Original Research

    1. Bioenergy crop greenhouse gas mitigation potential under a range of management practices

      Tara W. Hudiburg, Sarah C. Davis, William Parton and Evan H. Delucia

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12152

    2. Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for US Agave production as a bioenergy feedstock

      Sarah M. Lewis, Stephen Gross, Axel Visel, Maggi Kelly and William Morrow

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12116

    3. Productivity, 15N dynamics and water use efficiency in low- and high-input switchgrass systems

      Gabriel M. Pedroso, Chris van Kessel, Johan Six, Daniel H. Putnam and Bruce A. Linquist

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12104

    4. Effect of physical weathering on the carbon sequestration potential of biochars and hydrochars in soil

      Christophe Naisse, Cyril Girardin, Romain Lefevre, Alessandro Pozzi, Robert Maas, Arne Stark and Cornelia Rumpel

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12158

  7. Editorial Commentary

  8. Reviews

    1. Miscanthus sacchariflorus – biofuel parent or new weed?

      Catherine L. Bonin, Emily A. Heaton and Jessica Barb

      Article first published online: 31 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12098

  9. Original Research

    1. Evaluation of the ECOSSE model for simulating soil carbon under short rotation forestry energy crops in Britain

      Marta Dondini, Edward O. Jones, Mark Richards, Mark Pogson, Rebecca L. Rowe, Aidan M. Keith, Mike P. Perks, Niall P. McNamara, Joanne U. Smith and Pete Smith

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12154

  10. Editorial

  11. Original Research

    1. Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rainfed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: implications for soil quality

      Catherine E. Stewart, Ronald F. Follett, Elizabeth G. Pruessner, Gary E. Varvel, Kenneth P. Vogel and Robert B. Mitchell

      Article first published online: 15 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12142

    2. Biomass and nutrients in tree root systems–sustainable harvesting of an intensively managed Pinus pinaster (Ait.) planted forest

      Laurent Augusto, David L. Achat, Mark R. Bakker, Frederic Bernier, Didier Bert, Frederic Danjon, Rim Khlifa, Celine Meredieu and Pierre Trichet

      Article first published online: 15 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12127

    3. Trade-offs among agronomic, energetic, and environmental performance characteristics of corn and prairie bioenergy cropping systems

      Meghann E. Jarchow, Matt Liebman, Shashi Dhungel, Ranae Dietzel, David Sundberg, Robert P. Anex, Michael L. Thompson and Teresita Chua

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12096

    4. Plant morphology, genome size, and SSR markers differentiate five distinct taxonomic groups among accessions in the genus Miscanthus

      Won Byoung Chae, Sae Jin Hong, Justin M. Gifford, A. Lane Rayburn, Erik J. Sacks and John A. Juvik

      Article first published online: 3 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12101

  12. Reviews

    1. Legal constraints and opportunities for biochar: a case analysis of EU law

      Tania Van Laer, Peter De Smedt, Frederik Ronsse, Greet Ruysschaert, Pascal Boeckx, Willy Verstraete, Jeroen Buysse and Luc J. Lavrysen

      Article first published online: 25 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12114

  13. Original Research

    1. The way forward in biochar research: targeting trade-offs between the potential wins

      Simon Jeffery, T. Martijn Bezemer, Gerard Cornelissen, Thomas W. Kuyper, Johannes Lehmann, Liesje Mommer, Saran P. Sohi, Tess F.J. van de Voorde, David A. Wardle and Jan Willem Van Groenigen

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12132

    2. Variability in reproductive traits in Jatropha curcas L. accessions during early developmental stages under warm subtropical conditions

      Silvia Nietsche, Wagner A. Vendrame, Jonathan H. Crane, Marlon C. T. Pereira, Anne Costa and Sidnei T. Reis

      Article first published online: 29 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12113

    3. Life cycle assessment of biomass production in microalgae compact photobioreactors

      Angela G. Silva, Richard Carter, Felipe L. M. Merss, Diego O. Corrêa, Jose V. C. Vargas, André B. Mariano, Juan C. Ordonez and Marisa D. Scherer

      Article first published online: 11 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12120

    4. Soil and crop response to stover removal from rainfed and irrigated corn

      Ian Kenney, Humberto Blanco-Canqui, Deann R. Presley, Charles W. Rice, Keith Janssen and Brian Olson

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12128

  14. Technical Advance

    1. Material flow analysis of feedstock for enhancing its conversion efficiency during continuous photo-hydrogen production

      Guo-Jun Xie, Bing-Feng Liu, Hong-Yu Ren, De-Feng Xing, Jun Nan and Nan-Qi Ren

      Article first published online: 21 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12099

  15. Original Research

    1. Effects of harvest frequency and biosolids application on switchgrass yield, feedstock quality, and theoretical ethanol yield

      Xiao-Jun Allen Liu, John H. Fike, John M. Galbraith, Wonae B. Fike, David J. Parrish, Gregory K. Evanylo and Brian D. Strahm

      Article first published online: 3 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12124

    2. Biochar amendment to soils with contrasting organic matter level: effects on N mineralization and biological soil properties

      Nele Ameloot, Steven Sleutel, K. C. Das, Jegajeevagan Kanagaratnam and Stefaan De Neve

      Article first published online: 3 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12119

    3. A quantitative assessment of crop residue feedstocks for biofuel in North and Northeast China

      Lu Yang, Xiao yu Wang, Li pu Han, Huub Spiertz, Shu hua Liao, Mao gui Wei and Guang hui Xie

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12109

    4. Using CO2 to enhance carbon capture and biomass applications of freshwater macroalgae

      Andrew J. Cole, Leonardo Mata, Nicholas A. Paul and Rocky de Nys

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12097

    5. Cassava stems: a new resource to increase food and fuel production

      Wanbin Zhu, Torbjörn A. Lestander, Håkan Örberg, Maogui Wei, Björn Hedman, Jiwei Ren, Guanghui Xie and Shaojun Xiong

      Article first published online: 9 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12112

    6. Rain use efficiency as affected by climate warming and biofuel harvest: results from a 12-year field experiment

      Liming Yan, Yiqi Luo, Rebecca A. Sherry, Jesse E. Bell, Xuhui Zhou and Jianyang Xia

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12081

    7. Managing water in agricultural landscapes with short-rotation biomass plantations

      Richard J. Harper, Stanley J. Sochacki, Keith R. J. Smettem and Nicole Robinson

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12090

    8. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
      The effect of a dry spring on seasonal carbon allocation and vegetation dynamics in a poplar bioenergy plantation

      Laura S. Broeckx, Melanie S. Verlinden, Gonzalo Berhongaray, Donatella Zona, Régis Fichot and Reinhart Ceulemans

      Article first published online: 10 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12087

    9. Elevated methane emissions from a paddy field in southeast China occur after applying anaerobic digestion slurry

      Hong-Ying Huang, Jin-Liu Cao, Hong-Sheng Wu, Xiao-Mei Ye, Yan Ma, Jian-Guang Yu, Qi-Rong Shen and Zhi-Zhou Chang

      Article first published online: 17 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12088

  16. Technical Advance

    1. Indirect emissions of forest bioenergy: detailed modeling of stump-root systems

      Jari Liski, Sanna Kaasalainen, Pasi Raumonen, Anu Akujärvi, Anssi Krooks, Anna Repo and Mikko Kaasalainen

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12091

  17. Original Research

    1. Land availability and potential biomass production with poplar and willow short rotation coppices in Germany

      Cisco Aust, Janine Schweier, Frank Brodbeck, Udo Hans Sauter, Gero Becker and Jörg-Peter Schnitzler

      Article first published online: 15 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12083

    2. Switchgrass in California: where, and at what price?

      Fujin Yi, Pierre Mérel, Juhwan Lee, Y. Hossein Farzin and Johan Six

      Article first published online: 9 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12075

    3. Performance of hybrid poplar clones in short rotation coppice in Mediterranean environments: analysis of genotypic stability

      Hortensia Sixto, Paula Gil, Pilar Ciria, Francesc Camps, Mario Sánchez, Isabel Cañellas and Jordi Voltas

      Article first published online: 9 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12079

  18. Technical Advance

    1. ORCHIDEE-STICS, a process-based model of sugarcane biomass production: calibration of model parameters governing phenology

      Aude Valade, Nicolas Vuichard, Philippe Ciais, Françoise Ruget, Nicolas Viovy, Benoît Gabrielle, Neil Huth and Jean-François Martiné

      Article first published online: 9 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12074

  19. Original Research

    1. Biomass production assessment from Populus spp. short-rotation irrigated crops in Spain

      César Pérez-Cruzado, David Sanchez-Ron, Roque Rodríguez-Soalleiro, Maria José Hernández, M. Mario Sánchez-Martín, Isabel Cañellas and Hortensia Sixto

      Article first published online: 12 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12061

    2. Land use change from C3 grassland to C4 Miscanthus: effects on soil carbon content and estimated mitigation benefit after six years

      Alessandro Zatta, John Clifton-Brown, Paul Robson, Astley Hastings and Andrea Monti

      Article first published online: 12 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12054

    3. Implications of productivity and nutrient requirements on greenhouse gas balance of annual and perennial bioenergy crops

      Stephane Cadoux, Fabien Ferchaud, Charlotte Demay, Hubert Boizard, Jean-Marie Machet, Emilie Fourdinier, Matthieu Preudhomme, Brigitte Chabbert, Ghislain Gosse and Bruno Mary

      Article first published online: 12 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12065

    4. Implications of land class and environmental factors on life cycle GHG emissions of Miscanthus as a bioenergy feedstock

      David Sanscartier, Bill Deen, Goretty Dias, Heather L. MacLean, Humaira Dadfar, Ian McDonald and Hilla Kludze

      Article first published online: 12 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12062

    5. Assessing nitrate leaching during the three-first years of Miscanthus × giganteus from on-farm measurements and modeling

      Claire Lesur, Mathieu Bazot, Fadel Bio-Beri, Bruno Mary, Marie-Hélène Jeuffroy and Chantal Loyce

      Article first published online: 12 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12066

  20. Technical Advance

  21. Original Research

    1. Balancing bioenergy and biosecurity policies: estimating current and future climate suitability patterns for a bioenergy crop

      D. J. Kriticos, H. T. Murphy, T. Jovanovic, J. Taylor, A. Herr, J. Raison and D. O'Connell

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12068

    2. Assessment of reproductive characteristics of Jatropha curcas L. in south Florida

      Silvia Nietsche, Wagner A. Vendrame, Jonathan H. Crane and Marlon C. T. Pereira

      Article first published online: 9 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12051

  22. Reviews

    1. Mineral soil carbon fluxes in forests and implications for carbon balance assessments

      Thomas Buchholz, Andrew J. Friedland, Claire E. Hornig, William S. Keeton, Giuliana Zanchi and Jared Nunery

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12044


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