2018 Articles

2018 CenUSA Bioenergy Peer Reviewed Publications

Here are the first articles available for 2018 from CenUSA researchers. We anticipate several more articles will be published in 2018.

  • Aller, D., W. Sawadgo, K. Moore, D. Laird, W. Zhang & S. Archontoulis. 2018. Long term biochar effects on corn yield, soil quality and profitability in the US Midwest. Field Crops Res. 227 (1): 30-40.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2018.07.012.
  • Banik, C., M. Lawrinenko, S. Bakshi & D.A. Laird. 2018. Impact of Pyrolysis Temperature and Feedstock on Surface Charge and Functional Group Chemistry of Biochars. J. Environ. Quality. 47(3): 452-461. doi:10.2134/jeq2017.11.0432.
  • Bakshi, S., C. Banik & D.A. Laird. 2018. Quantification and characterization of chemically-and thermally labile and recalcitrant biochar fractions. Chemosphere 194: 247-255. doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.11.151
  • Bakshi, S., C. Banik, S.J. Rathke & D.A. Laird. 2018. Arsenic sorption on zero-valent iron-biochar complexes. Water Research. 137: 153-163. doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.03.021
  • Bbosa, D. R.C. Brown & M. MBA Wright. 2018. More than ethanol: A Techno-Economic Analysis of a corn stover Ethanol Biorefinery Integrated with Hydrothermal liquefaction to convert lignin into biochemicals. Biofuels Bioproducts and Biorefining 12(3)
    doi: 10.1002/bbb.1866.
  • Bonin, C.L., R.B. Fidel, C. Banik D.A. Laird, R. Mitchell & E.A. Heaton. 2018. Perennial biomass crop establishment, community characteristics, and productivity in the upper US Midwest: Effects of cropping systems seed mixtures and biochar applications.  Eur. J. Agron. 101: 121-128.
  • Chumki, B., M. Lawrinenko, S. Bakshi & D.A. Laird. Functional groups in relation to biochar surface charges. 2018 J. of Environ. Quality 47(3)
    doi: 10.2134/jeq2017.11.0432.
  • Cibin, R., I. Chaubey, M. Helmers, K.P. Sudheer, M.J. White & J.G. Arnold. 2018. Improved filter strip representation in SWAT model. Amer. Soc. Ag & Biolog. Eng. Vol. 61(3): 1017-1024 2018.
  • Dien, B.S, R. Mitchell, M. Bowman, V. Jin, J. Quarterman, M. Schmer, V. Singh, and P. Slininger. Bioconversion of pelletized big bluestem, switchgrass, and low-diversity grass mixtures into sugars and bioethanol. Frontiers in Energy Res. doi: 10.3389/fenrg.2018.00129. 2018.
  • Feng, Q., I Chaubey, R. Cibin, B. Engle, K.P. Sudheer, J.J. Volenec & N. Omani. 2018. Perennial biomass production from marginal land in the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Land Degrad. Develop. 29 (6): 1748-1755. https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2971.
  • Fidel, R. D.A. Laird & K. Spokas. 2018. Sorption of ammonium and nitrate to biochars is electrostatic and pH dependent. Scientific Reports 8: 17627. 
  • Khanchi, A., S. Birrell & R.B. Mitchell. 2018. Modeling the influence of crop density and weather conditions on field drying characteristics of switchgrass and maize stover using random forest. Biosystems Eng. 169: 71-84.
  • Khanchi, A., B. Sharma, A.K. Sharma, A. Kumar, J.S. Tumuluru & S.J. Birrell. 2018. Effects of biomass preprocessing technologies on gasification performance and economic value of syngas. Book chapter published in Tumuluru, J.S. ”Biomass Preprocessing For Biofuels Production: Mechanical, Chemical and Thermal Methods.  
  • Li, C.D. & K.L. Jacobs. 2018. Biomass for bioenergy: Optimal collection mechanisms and pricing when feedstock supply does not equal availability. Energy Economics 76 (403-410)
  • McAfee, J.M., K.J. Shinners & J.C. Friede. 2018. Twine-tension in high-density large-square bales. Applied Engineering in Ag. (AAPL ENG AGRIC). 34(3): 515-525. doi: 10.13031/aea.12606.
  • Ojeda, J.J., J.J. Volenec, S.M. Brouder, O.P. Caviglia & M.G. Agnusdei. 2018. Modeling stover and grain yields, and subsurface artificial drainage from long-term corn rotations using APSIM. Agric. Water Manage. 195: 154–171.
  • Qi, F. & M. Mba Wright. 2018. Particle scale modeling of heat transfer in granular flows in a double screw reactor. Powder Technology 335: 18-34.
  • Shinners, K.J. & J.C. Friede. 2018. Energy requirements for biomass harvest and densification. Energies, 11(4); 780. doi:10.3390/en11040780. http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/11/4/780/htm (Open access).