GCB Bioenergy

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Edited By: Steve Long

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 2/78 (Agronomy); 12/82 (Energy & Fuels)

Online ISSN: 1757-1707

Associated Title(s): Global Change Biology


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  1. Original Research

    1. Trade-offs between land and water requirements for large-scale bioenergy production

      Markus Bonsch, Florian Humpenöder, Alexander Popp, Benjamin Bodirsky, Jan Philipp Dietrich, Susanne Rolinski, Anne Biewald, Hermann Lotze-Campen, Isabelle Weindl, Dieter Gerten and Miodrag Stevanovic

      Article first published online: 3 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12226

  2. Reviews

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      Direct nitrous oxide emissions from oilseed rape cropping – a meta-analysis

      Katja Walter, Axel Don, Roland Fuß, Jürgen Kern, Julia Drewer and Heinz Flessa

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12223

  3. Original Research

    1. An economic analysis of sweet sorghum cultivation for ethanol production in North China

      Huihui Liu, Lantian Ren, Huub Spiertz, Yongbin Zhu and Guang Hui Xie

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12222

    2. Competing uses for China's straw: the economic and carbon abatement potential of biochar

      Abbie Clare, Simon Shackley, Stephen Joseph, James Hammond, Genxing Pan and Anthony Bloom

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12220

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      Biochar mineralization and priming effect on SOM decomposition in two European short rotation coppices

      Maurizio Ventura, Giorgio Alberti, Maud Viger, Joseph R. Jenkins, Cyril Girardin, Silvia Baronti, Alessandro Zaldei, Gail Taylor, Cornelia Rumpel, Franco Miglietta and Giustino Tonon

      Article first published online: 12 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12219

    4. Comparing annual and perennial crops for bioenergy production – influence on nitrate leaching and energy balance

      Siri Pugesgaard, Kirsten Schelde, Søren Ugilt Larsen, Poul Erik Lærke and Uffe Jørgensen

      Article first published online: 17 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12215

  4. Commentary

    1. Resolving regulatory uncertainty: legislative language for potentially invasive bioenergy feedstocks

      Lauren D. Quinn, Elise C. Scott, A. Bryan Endres, Jacob N. Barney, Thomas B. Voigt and James McCubbins

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12216

  5. Original Research

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    2. Perennial rhizomatous grasses as bioenergy feedstock in SWAT: parameter development and model improvement

      Elizabeth M. Trybula, Raj Cibin, Jennifer L. Burks, Indrajeet Chaubey, Sylvie M. Brouder and Jeffrey J. Volenec

      Article first published online: 29 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12210

    3. The effect of biomass harvesting on greenhouse gas emissions from a rewetted temperate fen

      Anke Günther, Vytas Huth, Gerald Jurasinski and Stephan Glatzel

      Article first published online: 29 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12214

    4. Ash as a phosphorus fertilizer to reed canary grass: effects of nutrient and heavy metal composition on plant and soil

      Eva Lindvall, Anne-Maj Gustavsson, Robert Samuelsson, Tord Magnusson and Cecilia Palmborg

      Article first published online: 10 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12161

    5. Application of the AquaCrop model to simulate the biomass of Miscanthus x giganteus under different nutrient supply conditions

      Ruzica Stričević, Zeljko Dželetović, Nevenka Djurović and Marija Cosić

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12206

    6. Soil and greenhouse gas responses to biochar additions in a temperate hardwood forest

      Tara E. Sackett, Nathan Basiliko, Genevieve L. Noyce, Carolyn Winsborough, Jonathan Schurman, Chihiro Ikeda and Sean C. Thomas

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12211

    7. Enhancing tree belt productivity through capture of short-slope runoff water

      Richard G. Bennett, Daniel Mendham, Gary Ogden and John Bartle

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12207

  6. Reviews

    1. Bioenergy and climate change mitigation: an assessment

      Felix Creutzig, N. H. Ravindranath, Göran Berndes, Simon Bolwig, Ryan Bright, Francesco Cherubini, Helena Chum, Esteve Corbera, Mark Delucchi, Andre Faaij, Joseph Fargione, Helmut Haberl, Garvin Heath, Oswaldo Lucon, Richard Plevin, Alexander Popp, Carmenza Robledo-Abad, Steven Rose, Pete Smith, Anders Stromman, Sangwon Suh and Omar Masera

      Article first published online: 4 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12205

  7. Original Research

    1. Energy potential for combustion and anaerobic digestion of biomass from low-input high-diversity systems in conservation areas

      Koenraad Van Meerbeek, Lise Appels, Raf Dewil, Jonathan Van Beek, Lore Bellings, Kenny Liebert, Bart Muys and Martin Hermy

      Article first published online: 24 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12208

    2. Comparing the potential production and value of high-energy liquid fuels and protein from marine and freshwater macroalgae

      Nicolas Neveux, Marie Magnusson, Thomas Maschmeyer, Rocky de Nys and Nicholas A. Paul

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12171

    3. Short-term harvesting of biomass from conservation grasslands maintains plant diversity

      Jacob M. Jungers, Craig C. Sheaffer, Joseph Fargione and Clarence Lehman

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12195

    4. Mapping the genome of Miscanthus sinensis for QTL associated with biomass productivity

      Justin M. Gifford, Won Byoung Chae, Kankshita Swaminathan, Stephen P. Moose and John A. Juvik

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12201

    5. Temporal evolution of biochar's impact on soil nitrogen processes – a 15N tracing study

      Victoria Nelissen, Tobias Rütting, Dries Huygens, Greet Ruysschaert and Pascal Boeckx

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12156

  8. Reviews

  9. Original Research

    1. Assessing the cultivation potential of the energy crop Miscanthus × giganteus for Germany

      Markus Schorling, Christopher Enders and Christian A. Voigt

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12170

    2. Agronomic factors in the establishment of tetraploid seeded Miscanthus × giganteus

      Eric K. Anderson, DoKyoung Lee, Damian J. Allen and Thomas B. Voigt

      Article first published online: 7 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12192

    3. The economics and greenhouse gas balance of land conversion to Jatropha: the case of Tanzania

      Wouter M. J. Achten, Koen Dillen, Antonio Trabucco, Bruno Verbist, Lode Messemaker, Bart Muys and Erik Mathijs

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12160

    4. Yield-biodiversity trade-off in patchy fields of Miscanthus × giganteus

      Jens Dauber, Susannah Cass, Doreen Gabriel, Kate Harte, Sandra Åström, Erin O'Rourke and Jane C. Stout

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12167

    5. Cattle feed or bioenergy? Consequential life cycle assessment of biogas feedstock options on dairy farms

      David Styles, James Gibbons, Arwel Prysor Williams, Heinz Stichnothe, David Robert Chadwick and John Robert Healey

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12189

    6. Biochar amendment of soil improves resilience to climate change

      Roger T. Koide, Binh T. Nguyen, R. Howard Skinner, Curtis J. Dell, Matthew S. Peoples, Paul R. Adler and Patrick J. Drohan

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12191

  10. Reviews

    1. A meta-analysis on pyrogenic organic matter induced priming effect

      Bernardo Maestrini, Paolo Nannipieri and Samuel Abiven

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12194

  11. Original Research

    1. Predicted avian responses to bioenergy development scenarios in an intensive agricultural landscape

      Daniel R. Uden, Craig R. Allen, Rob B. Mitchell, Tim D. McCoy and Qingfeng Guan

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12157

    2. Genetic variation in Miscanthus × giganteus and the importance of estimating genetic distance thresholds for differentiating clones

      Katarzyna Głowacka, Lindsay V. Clark, Shivani Adhikari, Junhua Peng, J. Ryan Stewart, Aya Nishiwaki, Toshihiko Yamada, Uffe Jørgensen, Trevor R. Hodkinson, Justin Gifford, John A. Juvik and Erik J. Sacks

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12166

    3. The economics of producing sustainable aviation fuel: a regional case study in Queensland, Australia

      Jennifer A. Hayward, Deborah A. O'Connell, R. John Raison, Andrew C. Warden, Michael H. O'Connor, Helen T. Murphy, Trevor H. Booth, Andrew L. Braid, Debbie F. Crawford, Alexander Herr, Tom Jovanovic, Michael L. Poole, Di Prestwidge, Nat Raisbeck-Brown and Lucas Rye

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12159

  12. Reviews

    1. Bioethanol from maize cell walls: genes, molecular tools, and breeding prospects

      Andres F. Torres, Richard G. F. Visser and Luisa M. Trindade

      Article first published online: 2 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12164

  13. Original Research

    1. Carbon debt repayment or carbon sequestration parity? Lessons from a forest bioenergy case study in Ontario, Canada

      Michael T. Ter-Mikaelian, Stephen J. Colombo, Dave Lovekin, Jon McKechnie, Rick Reynolds, Brian Titus, Emil Laurin, Anne-Marie Chapman, Jiaxin Chen and Heather L. MacLean

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12198

    2. Forecasting changes in water quality in rivers associated with growing biofuels in the Arkansas-White-Red river drainage, USA

      Henriette I. Jager, Latha M. Baskaran, Peter E. Schweizer, Anthony F. Turhollow, Craig C. Brandt and Raghavan Srinivasan

      Article first published online: 15 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12169

    3. Annual net greenhouse gas balance in a halophyte (Helianthus tuberosus) bioenergy cropping system under various soil practices in Southeast China

      Shuwei Liu, Chun Zhao, Yaojun Zhang, Zhiqiang Hu, Cong Wang, Yajie Zong, Ling Zhang and Jianwen Zou

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12185

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      Implications of land-use change to Short Rotation Forestry in Great Britain for soil and biomass carbon

      Aidan M. Keith, Rebecca L. Rowe, Kim Parmar, Mike P. Perks, Ewan Mackie, Marta Dondini and Niall P. McNamara

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12168

    5. Cost-benefit analysis of using biochar to improve cereals agriculture

      Dane Dickinson, Ludovico Balduccio, Jeroen Buysse, Frederik Ronsse, Guido van Huylenbroeck and Wolter Prins

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12180

    6. Balance between climate change mitigation benefits and land use impacts of bioenergy: conservation implications for European birds

      Laura Meller, Wilfried Thuiller, Samuel Pironon, Morgane Barbet-Massin, Andries Hof and Mar Cabeza

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12178

  14. Reviews

    1. Model collaboration for the improved assessment of biomass supply, demand, and impacts

      Birka Wicke, Floor van der Hilst, Vassilis Daioglou, Martin Banse, Tim Beringer, Sarah Gerssen-Gondelach, Sanne Heijnen, Derek Karssenberg, David Laborde, Melvin Lippe, Hans van Meijl, André Nassar, Jeff Powell, Anne Gerdien Prins, Steve N. K. Rose, Edward M. W. Smeets, Elke Stehfest, Wallace E. Tyner, Judith A. Verstegen, Hugo Valin, Detlef P. van Vuuren, Sonia Yeh and André P. C. Faaij

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12176

  15. Original Research

    1. Simulation of management and soil interactions impacting SOC dynamics in sugarcane using the CENTURY Model

      Carolina B. Brandani, Thalita F. Abbruzzini, Stephen Williams, Mark Easter, Carlos E. Pellegrino Cerri and Keith Paustian

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12175

    2. Nitrogen fertilizer and landscape position impacts on CO2 and CH4 fluxes from a landscape seeded to switchgrass

      Eric G. Mbonimpa, Chang O. Hong, Vance N. Owens, R. Michael Lehman, Shannon L. Osborne, Thomas E. Schumacher, David E. Clay and Sandeep Kumar

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12187

    3. Biogas from dedicated energy crops in Northern Italy: electric energy generation costs

      Andrea Schievano, Giuliana D'Imporzano, Valentina Orzi, Giorgio Colombo, Tommaso Maggiore and Fabrizio Adani

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12186

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

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    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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. 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

  22. Editorial Commentary

  23. 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

  24. Editorial

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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


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