2013 Articles

2013 CenUSA Bioenergy Peer Reviewed Publications & Technical/Working Papers

  • Allen, R.M. & D.A. Laird 2013. Quantitative prediction of biochar soil amendments by near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 77:1784-1794.
  • Basso, A.S., F.E. Miguez, D.A. Laird, R. Horton & M. Westgate. 2013. Assessing potential of biochar for increasing water-holding capacity of sandy soils. GCB Bioenergy 5(2):132–143.
  • Brown, T. & R.C. Brown. (2013). A review of cellulosic biofuel commercial-scale projects in the United States. Biofuels. Bioproducts & Biorefineries 7(3):235-245.
  • Brown, T. & R.C. Brown. (2013). Techno-economics of advanced biofuels pathways. RSC. Adv. 3(17): 5758 – 5764.
  • Brown, T. R., R. Thilakaratne, R.C. Brown & Hu, G. (2013). Techno-economic analysis of biomass to transportation fuels and electricity via fast pyrolysis and hydroprocessing. Fuel. 106:463–469.
  • Coulman, B., A. Dalai , E.A. Heaton, M. Lefsrud, D. Levin, P.G. Lemaux, D. Neale, S.P. Shoemaker, J. Singh, D.L. Smith & Whalen J.K. (2013). Developments in crops and management systems to improve lignocellulosic feedstock production. BioFPR 7:582-601.
  • Dien, B.S., P.J. O'Bryan, R.E. Hector, L.B. Iten, R.B. Mitchell, N. Qureshi, G. Sarath, K.P. Vogel  & M.A. Cotta. (2013). Conversion of switchgrass to ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment: influence of ecotype and harvest maturity. Environ. Technol. 34:13-14.
  • Elobeid, A., M. Carriquiry, J. Dumortier, F. Rosas, K. Mulik, J.F. Fabiosa, D.J. Hayes & B.A. Babcock. 2013. Biofuel expansion, fertilizer use, and GHG emissions: Unintended consequences of mitigation policies. Economics Research International. Article ID 708604. Open access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/708604.
  • Fidel, R.B., D.A. Laird & M.L. Thompson. 2013. Evaluation of Modified Boehm Titration Methods for Use with Biochars. J. Environ. Qual. 42:1771-1778.
  • Guretzky, J., A. Kohmetscher & D. Namuth-Covert. 2013. Grass seed structure and seedling emergence. Nat. Sci. Educ. 42:1-1. doi:10.4195/nse.2012.0018w.
  • Heaton E.A., L.A. Schulte, M. Bert, H. Langeveld, W. Zegada-Lizarazu, D. Parrish & A. Monti. 2013. Integrating food and fuel: How to manage a 2G-crop portfolio. BioFPR. 7:702-714.

  • Heaton E.A., L.A. Schulte, M. Berti, H. Langeveld, W. Zegada-Lizarazu , D. Parrish & A. Monti. (2013). Managing a second-generation crop portfolio through sustainable intensification: Examples from the USA and the EU Biofuels. Bioprod. Bioref. 7:702–714. 
  • Kauffman, N. & D. Hayes. 2013. The trade-off between bioenergy and emissions with land constraints. Energy Policy 54:300-310.
  • Keeler B., B. Krohn, T. Nickerson & J. Hill. 2013. U.S. Federal agency models offer different visions for achieving Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) biofuel volumes. Environ. Sci. Technol.  47:10095–10101. (Cover Feature)
  • Laird D.A. & C.W. Chang. 2013. Long-term impacts of residue harvesting on soil quality. Soil Tillage Res. 134:33-40.
  • Owens V.N., D.R. Viands, H.S. Mayton, J.H. Fike, R. Farris, E.A. Heaton, D.I. Bransby & C.O. Hong. 2013. Nitrogen use in switchgrass grown for bioenergy across the USA. Biomass Bioenergy 58:286-293.
  • Resende, R.M.S., M.D.V. Resende & M.D. Casler. 2013. Selection methods in forage breeding: a quantitative appraisal. Crop Sci. 53:1925-1936.
  • Schilling, K., P. Gassman, C.T Kling, M. Campbell, C. Jha, C. Wolter & J. Arnold. 2013. The Potential for Agricultural Land Use Change to Reduce Flood Risk in a Large Watershed. Hydrol. Process. 28(8):3314-3325.
  • Shinners, K.J. & J.C. Friede. 2013. Energy requirements for at-harvest or on-farm size-reduction of biomass. ASABE Technical Paper No. 1591983.
  • Shinners, K.J. & J.C. Friede. 2013. Improving the drying rate of switchgrass. ASABE Technical Paper No. 1591968.
  • Shinners, K.J. & J.C. Friede, J. Kraus & D. Anstey.  2013. Improving bale handling logistics by strategic bale placement. ASABE Technical Paper No. 1591987.
  • Waramit, N., K.J. Moore & E.A. Heaton. 2013. Nitrogen and harvest date affect developmental morphology and biomass yield of warm-season grasses. GCB Bioenergy. 6(5):534–543.
  • Woodson, P., S.M. Brouder & J.J. Volenec. 2013. Field-scale potassium and phosphorus fluxes in the bioenergy crop switchgrass: Theoretical energy yields and management implications. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 176:387-399. doi:10.1002/jpln.201200294. 

  • Zhang, Y., Hu, G., & R.C. Brown. 2013. Life cycle assessment of the production of hydrogen and transportation fuels from corn stover via fast pyrolysis. Environ. Res. Lett. 8(2).