Scientific Journals – 2015

Allaire, S.E., Baril, b., Vanasse, A., Lange, S.F., Mackay, J., Smith, D.L. 2015. Carbon dynamics in a biochar-amended loamy soil under switchgrass. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 95 (1): 1-13.

Auclair, N., Kaboorani, A., Riedl, B., Landry, V. 2015. Acrylated betulin as a comonomer for bio-based coatings. Part I: Characterization, photo-polymerization behaviour and thermal stability. Industrial Crops and Products 76: 530-537.

Awada, H., Elchinger, P.-H., Faugeras, P.A., Zerrouki, C., Montplaisir, D., Brouillette, F., Zerrouki, R. 2015. Chemical modification of kraft cellulose fibers: Influence of pretreatment on paper properties. Bioresources 10(2): 2044-2056.

Bagheriasl, D., Carreau, P.J., Dubois, C., Riedl, B. 2015. Properties of polypropylene and polypropylene/poly(ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) blend /CNC nanocomposites. Composites Science and Technology DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2015.07.012.

Barnabé, S., Lemire, P.-O., Renard, A., Bussières, G. 2015. Écologie industrielle et bioprocédés: synergies et nouvelles. Le Biosourcé 3(1): 1-16.

Barrette, J., Thiffault, E., St-Pierre, F., Wetzel, S., Duchesne, I., Krigstin, S. 2015. Dynamics of dead tree degradation and shelf-life following natural disturbances: Can salvaged trees from boreal forests “fuel” the forestry and bioenergy sectors? Forestry doi: 10.1093/forestry/cpv007.

Bravo, A., Toubal, L., Koffi, D., Erchiqui, F. 2015. Development of novel green and biocomposite materials: Tensile and flexural properties and damage analysis using acoustic emission. Materials & Design 66 (Part A): 16-28.

Cáceres, C.B., Hernández, R.E., Koubaa, A. 2015. Effects of the cutting pattern and log provenance on size distribution of black spruce chips produced by a chipper-canter. Europeen Journal of Wood and Wood Products, DOI 10.1007/s00107-015-0894-0.

Cai, X, Blanchet, P. 2015. Electron-beam curing of acrylate/nanoparticle impregnated wood products. Bioresources 10(3): 3852-3864.

Cisneros-López, E.O., Anzaldo, J., Fuentes-Talavera, F.J., González-Núñez, R. Robledo-Ortíz, J. R., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Effect of agave fiber surface treatment on the properties of polyethylene composites produced by dry-blending and compression molding. Polymer Composites, DOI: 10.1002/pc.23564.

Cobut, A., Beauregard, R., Blanchet, P. 2015. Reducing the environmental footprint of interior wood doors in non-residential buildings – Part 2: Ecodesign. Journal of Cleaner Production, in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.05.068.

Cobut, A., Blanchet, P., Beauregard, R. 2015. Prospects for appearance wood products ecodesign in the context of non-residential applications. Forest Products Journal, in press. DOI: 10.13073/FPJ-D-15-00022

Cobut, A., Blanchet, P., Beauregard, R. 2015. The environmental footprint of interior wood doors in non-residential buildings – Part 1: Life cycle assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production, in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.04.079.

Cui, L., Meddeb-Mouelhi, F., Laframboise, F. Beauregard, M. 2015. Effect of commercial cellulases and refining on kraft pulp properties: Correlations between treatment impacts and enzymatic activity components. Carbohydrate Polymers 115: 193-199.

Dairi, B., Djidjelli, H., Boukerrou, A., Migneautl, S., Koubaa, A. 2015. Morphological, mechanical, and physical properties of composites made with flour-reinforced polypropylene/recycled poly (ethylene terephthalate) blends. Polymer Composites DOI: 10.1002/pc.23745.

Diop, A., Jradi, K., Daneault, C. Montplaisir, D. 2015. Kraft lignin depolymerization in an ionic liquid without a catalyst. Bioresources 10(3): 4933-4946.

Duchateau, E., Auty, D., Mothe, F., Longuetau, Ung, C.H., Achim, A. 2015. Models of knot and stem development in black spruce trees indicated a shift in allocation priority to branches when growth is limited. PeerJ 3:c873 DOI10.7717/peerj.873.

El Boustani, M., Brouillette, F., Lebrun, G., Belfkira, A. 2015. Solvent-free acetylation of lignocellulosic fibers at room temperature: Effect on fiber structure and surface properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science DOI: 10.1002/app.42247.

Essoua Essoua, G.G., Blanchet, P., Landry, V., Beauregard, R. 2015. Maleic anhydride treated wood: Effects of drying time and esterification temperature on properties. Bioresources 10(4): 6830-6860.

Fertah, M., Belfkira, A., Taourirte, M., Brouillette, F. 2015. Controlled release of diclofenac by a new system based on a cellulosic substrate and calcium alginate. Bioresources 10(3): 5932-5948.

Gelinas, M., Lemire, M, Adjallé, K., Barnabé, S. 2015. Glucose addition in mixed microalgae consortium cultivation substitute for the absence of CO2. Advances in Water Science and Technology 1(1): 15-29.

Ghafarizadeh, S., Chatelain, J.-F., Lebrun, G. 2015. Effect of cutting tool lead angle on machining forces and surface finish of CFRP laminates. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials DOI: 10.1515/secm-2013-0188.

Ghafarizadeh, S., Lebrun, G., Chatelain, J.-F. 2015. Experimental investigation of the cutting temperature and surface quality during milling of unidirectional carbo fiber reinforced plastic. Journal of Composite Materials DOI: 10.1177/0021998315587131.

Ghasemzadeh-Bavarz, M., Duchesne, C., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Mechanical, water absorption, and aging properties of polypropylene/flax/glass fiber hybrid composites. Journal of Composite Materials, DOI: 10.1177/0021998314568576.

Ghosh, S.C., Hernández, R.E., Blais, C. 2015. Effect of knife wear on surface quality of black spruce cants produced by a chipper-canter. Wood and Fiber Science 47(4): 1-10.

Ghosh, S.C., Hernández, R.E., Heidari, M., Blais, C. 2015. Patterns of knife edge recession in an industrial chipper-canter. Forest Products Journal 65(7/8): 358-364.

Guay-Picard, A., Auty, D., Munson, A.D., Achim, A. 2015. Partial harvesting in boreal mixedwoods: A case for planned heterogeneity in industrial silvicultural prescriptions. Forest Ecology and Management 358: 291-302.

Hardy, J.-M., Levasseur, O., Vlad, M., Stafford, L., Riedl, B. 2015. Surface free radicals detection using molecular scavenging method on black spruce wood treated with cold, atmospheric-pressure plasmas. Applied Surface Science 359: 137-142.

Hardy, J.-M., Vlad, M., Vandsburger, L., Stafford,L., Riedl, B. 2015. Effect of extractives in plasma modification of wood surfaces. Surface Innovations 3(4): 196-205.

Hassanabadi, H.M., Alemdar, A., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Polypropylene reinforced with nanocrystalline cellulose: Coupling agent optimization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/app.42438.

Hassegawa, M., Havreljuk, F., Ouimet, R., Auty, D., Pothier, D., Achim, A. 2015. Large-scale variations in lumber value recovery of yellow birch and sugar maple in Quebec, Canada. PLOS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136674.

Hu, L., Stevanovic, T., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Comparative study of polyethylene composites containing industrial lignines. Polymers and Polymer Composites 23(6): 369-374.

Hu, L., Stevanovic, T., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Unmodified and esterified Kraft lignin-filled polyethylene composites: Compatibilization by free-radical grafting. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 132(7) DOI: 10.1002/app.41484.

Huang, J., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Comparison of the mechanical properties between carbon nanotube and nanocrystalline cellulose polypropylene based nano-composites. Materials & Design 65: 974-982.

Huq, T., Vu, K.D., Riedl, B., Bouchard, J., Lacroix, M. 2015. Synergistic effect of gamma (y)-irradiation and microencapsulated antimicrobials against Listeria moncytogenes on ready-to eat (RTE) meat. Food Microbiology 46: 507-514.

Hulin, L., Husson, E., Bonnet, J.-P., Stevanovic, T., Sarazin, C. 2015. Enzymatic transesterfication of Kraft lignin with long Acyl chains in ionic liquids. Molecules 20(9): 16334-16353.

Iaych, K., Dumarcay, S., Gérardin, P. , Belakhmima, R., Ebn Touhami, M., Chaouch, M. 2015. Non isocyanate route to polyurethanes from polyglyceraol five membered polycarbonate. Journal of Materials and Environmental Science 6: 3245-3250.

Kaboorani, A., Riedl, B. 2015. Surface modification of cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) by a cationic surfactant. Industrial Crops and Products 65: 45-55.

Kakou, C.A., Essabir, H., Bensalah, M.-O., Bouhfid, R., Rodrigue, D., Qaiss, A. 2015. Hybrid composites based on polyethylene and coir/oil palm fibers. Journal of reinforced plastics and composites 34(20): 10.1177/0731684415596235.

Kasangana, P.B., Haddad, P.S., Stevanovic, T. 2015. Study of polyphenol content and antioxydant capacity of Myrianthus Arboreus (Cecropiaceae) root bark extracts. Antioxidants 4(2): 410-426.

Kavianiboroujeni, A., Cloutier, A., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Mechanical characterization of asymetric high density polyethylene/hemp composite sandwich panels with and without a foam core. Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials DOI: 10.1177/1099636215597667.

Koumba, G., Chavez, R., Bustos, C., Cloutier, A., Stevanovic, T. 2015. Chemical changes induced in Pinus radiata and Eucalyptus nitens following the densification process. J-FOR 4(5): 20-22.

Kuljich, S., Cáceres, C.B., Hernández, R.E. 2013. Steam-bending properties of seven poplar hybrid clones. International Journal of Material Forming 8(1): 67-72.

Kuljich, S., Hernández,R.E., Blais, C. 2015. Effects of cutterhead diameter and log infeed position on energy requirements of a chipper-canter. Wood and Fiber Science 47(4): 399-409.

Laganière, J., Paré, D., Thiffault, E., Bernier, P.Y. 2015. Range and uncertainties in estimating delays in greenhouse gas mitigation potential of forest bioenergy sourced from Canadian forests. GCB Bioenergy doi:10.1111/gcbb.12327.

Lai, T.T., Pham, T.T.H., Adjallé, K., Brouillette, F., Barnabé, S. 2015. Strategies for using pulp and paper sludges as culture media for Xylanase production with Bacillus pumilus. Waste Biomass Valorization DOI: 10.1007/s12649-015-9404-1.

Lakhdar, I., Mangin, P., Chabot, B. 2015. Copper (II) ions adsorption from aqueous solutions using electrospun chitosan/peo nanofibres: Effects of process variables and process optimization. Journal of Water Process Engineering 7: 295-305.

Lakhdar, I., Mangin, P., Chabot, B. 2015. Optimization of nickel ions removal from aqueous solutions by chitosan-polyethylene oxide electrospun nanofibers. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 196: 387-398.

Landry, V., Blanchet, P., Boivin, G., Bouffard, J.-F., Vlad, M. 2015. UV-LED Curing efficiency of wood coatings. Coatings 5(4): 1019-1033.

Lemrini, M.-M., Lanouette, R., Michaud, G. 2015. Merging interstage fractionation and low consistency advantages during the TMP refining process: Part III – How fibre morphology impacts paper properties. Bioresources 10(1): 1048-1059.

Lépine, E., Riedl, B., Wang, X.-M., Pizzi, A. Delmotte, L., Hardy, J.-M., Da Cruz, M.J.D., 2015. Synthesis of bio-adhesives from soybean flour and furfural: relationship between furfural level and sodium hydroxide concentration. International Journal of Adhesion and adhesives DOI: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2015.08.007.

Le Roux, É., Chaouch, M., Diouf, P.N., Stevanovic, T. 2015. Impact of a pressurized hot water treatment on quality of bio-oil produced from aspen. Biomass and Bioenergy 81: 202-209.

Le Roux, É., Diouf, P.N., Stevanovic, T. 2015. Analytical pyrolysis of hot water pretreated forest biomass. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 111: 121-131.

Lessard, H., Lebrun, G., Benkaddour, A., Pham, X.-T. 2015. Influence of process parameters on the thermostamping of a [0/90]12 carbon/polyether ether ketone laminate. Composites Part A 70: 59-68.

Mansuy, N., Thiffault, E., Lemieux, S., Manka, F., Paré, D., Lebel, L. 2015. Sustainable biomass supply chains from salvage logging of fire-killed stands: A case study for wood pellet production in eastern Canada. Applied Energy 154: 62-73.

Migneault, S., Koubaa, A., Perré, P, Riedl, B. 2015. Effects of wood fiber surface chemistry on strength of wood-plastic composites. Applied Surface Science, in press.

Moreau, A., Montplaisir, D., Sparling, R., Barnabé, S. 2015. Hydrogen, ethanol and cellulase production from pulp and paper primary sludge by fermentation with Clostridium thermocellum. Biomass and Bioenergy 72: 256-262.

Moulinier, J., Brais, S., Harvey, B.D., Koubaa, A. 2015. Response of boreal jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) stands to a gradient of commercial thinning intensities, with and without N fertilization. Forests 6(8): 2678-2702.

Mvolo, C.S., Koubaa, A., Beaulieu, J., Cloutier, A., Mazerolle, M.J. 2015. Variation in wood quality in white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss). Part I. Defining the juvenile-mature wood transition based on tracheid length. Forests 6(1): 183-202. DOI: 10.3390/f6010183.

Mvolo, C.S., Koubaa, A., Defo, M., Beaulieu, J., Yemele, M.-C., Cloutier, A. Prediction of tracheid length and diameter in white spruce (Picea glauca). IAWA Journal 36(2): 186-207.

Nejad, M. Cooper, P., Landry,V., Blanchet, P., Koubaa, A. 2015. Studying dispersion quality of nanoparticles into a bio-based coating. Progress in Organic Coatings 89: 246-251.

Nguyen, Q.N., Cloutier, A., Achim, A., Stevanovic, T. 2015. Effect of process parameters and raw material characteristics on physical and mechanical properties of wood pellets made from sugar maple particles. Biomass and Bioenergy 80: 338-349.

Oertani, S., Hassini, L., Azzouz, S., Torres, S.S., Belghith, A., Koubaa, A. 2015. Modeling of combined microwave and convective drying of wood: Prediction of mechanical behaviour via internal gas pressure. Drying Technology DOI: 10.1080/07373937.2015.1022828.

Passarini, L., Malveau, C., Hernández, R.E. 2015. Distribution of the equilibrium moisture content in four hardwoods below fiber saturation point with magnetic resonance microimaging. Wood Science and Technology DOI: 10.1007/s00226-015-0751-7.

Payette, M., Work, T.T., Drouin, P., Koubaa, A. 2015. Efficacy of microwaved irradiation for phytosanitation of wood packing materials. Industrial Crops and Products 69: 187-196.

Pérez-Fonseca, A.A., Arellano, M., Rodrigue, D., González-Núñez, R., Robledo-Ortíz, J.R. 2015. Effect of coupling agent and water absorption on the mechanical properties of coir-agave fibers reinforced polyethylene hybrid composites. Polymer Composites, DOI: 10.1002/pc.23498.

Pérez-Fonseca, A.A.,  Robledo-Ortíz, J.R., Moscoso-Sánchez, F.J., Fuentes-Talavera, F.J.,  Rodrigue, D., González-Núñez, R., 2015. Self-hybridization and coupling agent effect on the properties of natural fiber/HDPE Composites. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, DOI: 10.1007/s10924-014-0706-3.

Prégent, J., Vandsburger, L., Blanchard, V., Blanchet, P., Riedl, B. Sarkissian, A., Stafford, L. 2015. Modification of hardwood samples in the flowing afterglow of N2-O2 dielectric barrier discharges open to ambient air. Cellulose 22(5): 3397-3408.

Rodríguez-Castellanos, W., Martínez-Bustos, F., Rodrigue, D., Trujillo-Barragán, M. 2015. Extrusion blow molding of a starch-gelatin polymer matrix reinforced with cellulose. European Polymer Journal 73: 335-343.

Rodríguez-Castellanos, W., Rodrigue, D., Martinez-Bustos, F., Jimenez-Arevalo, O., Stevanovic, T. 2015. Production and characterization of gelatin-starch polymer matrix reinforced with cellulose fibers. Polymers from Renewable Resources 6(3): 105-118.

Schorr, D., Koumba Yoya, G., Rodrigue, D., Diouf, P.N., Stevanovic, T. 2015. Wood particleboards produced with unmodified and esterified Kraft lignins. International Wood Products Journal DOI:

Schorr, D., Rodrigue, D., Diouf, P.N., Stevanovic, T. 2015. Recycled polystyrene composites reinforced with esterified and non-esterified kraft lignins. Journal of Materials Science Research 4(1) DOI: 10.5539/jmsr.v4n1p63.

Segovia, F., Blanchet, P., Barbuta, C., Beauregard, R. 2015. Aluminum-laminated panels: Physical and mechanical properties. Bioresources 10(3): 4751-4767.

Shi, Y., Belosinschi, D., Brouillette, F., Belfkira, A., Chabot, B. 2015. The properties of phosphorylated kraft fibers. Bioresources 10(3): 4375-4390.

Toubal, L., Cuillière, J.-C., Bensalem, K., François, V., Gning, P.-B. 2015. Hygrothermal effect on moisture kinetics and mechanical properties of hemp/polypropylene composite: Experimental and numerical studies. Polymer Composites DOI: 10.1002/pc.23414.

Toupe, J.L., Chimeni, D.Y., Trokourey, A., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Optimizing the performance of natural fiber reinforced plastics composites: Influence of combined optimization paths on microstructure and mechanical properties. Polymers & Polymer Composites; Shropshire 23(8): 535-543.

Thiffault, E., Endres, J., McCubbins, J.S.N., Junginger, M., Lorente, M., Fritsche, U., Iriarte, L. 2015. Sustainability of forest bioenergy feedstock supply chains: Local, national and international policy perspectives. Biofpr DOI: 10.1002/bbb.1547.

Vardanyan, V., Galstian, T., Riedl, B. 2015. Characterization of cellulose nanocrystals dispersion in varnishes by backscattering of laser light. Journal of Coatings Technology and Research DOI: 10.1007/s11998-015-9673-4.

Yousefian, H., Rodrigue, D. 2015. Nano-crystalline cellulose, chemical blowing agent, and mold temperature effect on morphological, physical/mechanical properties of polypropylene. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/app.42845.

Zyane, A., Belfkira, A., Brouillette, F., Lucas, R., Marchet, P. 2015. Microcrystalline cellulose as a green way for substituting BaTiO3 in dielectric composites and improving their dielectric properties. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology 49 (9-10): 783-787.