GCB Bioenergy

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Edited By: Steve Long

Impact Factor: 4.248

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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GCB Bioenergy exists to promote understanding of the interface between biological sciences and the production of fuels directly from plants, algae and waste.

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GCB Bioenergy podcastsIssue 6:5 Round Up

In GCB-Bioenergy's September Issue Round Up Podcast, we explore two featured articles. The first article looks at the potential of using a slurry of manure and crop byproducts on patty fields in China. In our second article, we look at a method of maintaining large-scale production of biofuel crops in Australia. Access the podcast here

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In the Press

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Recent press releases about GCB Bioenergy papers include:

The first decade: Team reports on US trials of bioenergy grasses
The first long-term U.S. field trials of Miscanthus x giganteus, reveal that its exceptional yields, though reduced somewhat after five years of growth, are still more than twice those of switchgrass.
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New methods increases food and bioenergy production from cassava
New ways to utilize starch from cassava can provide food to an additional 30 million people without taking more arable land than today.
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Logging may destabilize carbon in forest soils | Using wood as biofuel may be worse for the planet than we thought
New data suggests logging could release large amounts of previously ignored carbon into the atmosphere.
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Biochar slashes bioenergy soil emissions
Adding charcoal to land used to grow bioenergy crops can greatly increase their overall benefit in helping cut our greenhouse-gas emissions, scientists have shown.
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