Industrial Crops and Products

(The H4-Index of Industrial Crops and Products is 58. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Lignin extraction and upgrading using deep eutectic solvents160
Lignin-based electrodes for energy storage application158
Phytic acid: A bio-based flame retardant for cotton and wool fabrics131
Characterization of nanocellulose extracted from short, medium and long grain rice husks104
Effects of the advanced organosolv pretreatment strategies on structural properties of woody biomass103
Circular bioeconomy and integrated biorefinery in the production of xylooligosaccharides from lignocellulosic biomass: A review99
Biobased, reprocessable and weldable epoxy vitrimers from epoxidized soybean oil98
Organic solid waste biorefinery: Sustainable strategy for emerging circular bioeconomy in China93
Simultaneous quantitative screening of 53 phytochemicals in 33 species of medicinal and aromatic plants: A detailed, robust and comprehensive LC–MS/MS method validation91
Technical lignin and its potential modification routes: A mini-review91
Antibacterial activity and mechanism of action saponins from Chenopodium quinoa Willd. husks against foodborne pathogenic bacteria90
Synergistic effect of hydrogen peroxide and ammonia on lignin88
Analysis of polyphenols in apple pomace: A comparative study of different extraction and hydrolysis procedures87
Seed priming with melatonin effects on growth, essential oil compounds and antioxidant activity of basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) under salinity stress87
Valorization of industrial lignin to value-added chemicals by chemical depolymerization and biological conversion85
From Wood and Hemp Biomass Wastes to Sustainable Nanocellulose Foams84
UV-B promotes flavonoid synthesis in Ginkgo biloba leaves80
Microwave-assisted deep eutectic solvents (DES) pretreatment of control and transgenic poplars for boosting the lignin valorization and cellulose bioconversion80
Lignin fractionation: Effective strategy to reduce molecule weight dependent heterogeneity for upgraded lignin valorization79
Biochar filled high-density polyethylene composites with excellent properties: Towards maximizing the utilization of agricultural wastes78
Efficient removal of lignin from vegetable wastes by ultrasonic and microwave-assisted treatment with ternary deep eutectic solvent76
Microencapsulation of Mentha spicata essential oil by spray drying: Optimization, characterization, release kinetics of essential oil from microcapsules in food models76
Using lignin as the precursor to synthesize Fe3O4@lignin composite for preparing electromagnetic wave absorbing lignin-phenol-formaldehyde adhesive75
Synergistic antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oils of some selected medicinal plants in combination and with synthetic compounds75
Low-cost activated carbon preparation from Corn stigmata fibers chemically activated using H3PO4, ZnCl2 and KOH: Study of methylene blue adsorption, stochastic isotherm and fractal kinetic75
Potential application of grape (Vitis vinifera L.) stem extracts in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries: Valorization of a by-product74
Application of lignin in preparation of slow-release fertilizer: Current status and future perspectives73
Insights into bamboo delignification with acidic deep eutectic solvents pretreatment for enhanced lignin fractionation and valorization72
Nitrogen supply affects cannabinoid and terpenoid profile in medical cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.)70
Soybean biodiesel production using synergistic CaO/Ag nano catalyst: Process optimization, kinetic study, and economic evaluation70
Comparison of response surface methodology (RSM) and artificial neural network (ANN) modelling for supercritical fluid extraction of phytochemicals from Terminalia chebula pulp and optimization using 69
Cannabidiol-enriched hemp essential oil obtained by an optimized microwave-assisted extraction using a central composite design69
Effect of alkali treatment on microstructure and thermal stability of parenchyma cell compared with bamboo fiber69
Establishment of cell suspension cultures of Ocimum basilicum L. and enhanced production of pharmaceutical active ingredients66
Valorization of cashew nut processing residues for industrial applications65
Role of microbial diversity to influence the growth and environmental remediation capacity of bamboo: A review65
Seed priming with gibberellic acid and melatonin in rapeseed: Consequences for improving yield and seed quality under drought and non-stress conditions64
Effects of extraction methods on morphology, structure and properties of bamboo cellulose63
Phenolic profiles and screening of potential α-glucosidase inhibitors from Polygonum aviculare L. leaves using ultra-filtration combined with HPLC-ESI-qTOF-MS/MS and molecular docking analysis63
Light matters: Effect of light spectra on cannabinoid profile and plant development of medical cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.)63
Lignin-based adsorbent materials for metal ion removal from wastewater: A review62
Kapok leaves extract and synergistic iodide as novel effective corrosion inhibitors for Q235 carbon steel in H2SO4 medium62
Microwave-assisted extraction of an acidic polysaccharide from Ribes nigrum L.: Structural characteristics and biological activities62
Development of ultrasound aided chemical pretreatment methods to enrich saccharification of wheat waste biomass for polyhydroxybutyrate production and its characterization62
Effect of different fertilizer sources and harvesting time on the growth characteristics, nutrient uptakes, essential oil productivity and composition of Mentha x piperita L.62
A combined pretreatment with ultrasound-assisted alkaline solution and aqueous deep eutectic solvent for enhancing delignification and enzymatic hydrolysis from oil palm fronds62
A review for lignin valorization: Challenges and perspectives in catalytic hydrogenolysis61
Characterization of biomass-based materials for building applications: The case of straw and olive tree waste61
Recent advances in cannabis biotechnology61
Extraction and antioxidant activities in vivo of pumpkin polysaccharide60
Unlocking the role of lignin for preparing the lignin-based wood adhesive: A review60
Cellulose/polyaniline hybrid nanocomposites: Design, fabrication, and emerging multidimensional applications60
Biobutanol production from sugarcane straw: Defining optimal biomass loading for improved ABE fermentation59
Plasticized hydroxypropyl cassava starch blended PBAT for improved clarity blown films: Morphology and properties59
Interfacial and mechanical properties of continuous ramie fiber reinforced biocomposites fabricated by in-situ impregnated 3D printing59
Remodeling agro-industrial and food wastes into value-added bioactives and biopolymers59
Changes in essential oil compositions, total phenol, flavonoids and antioxidant capacity of Achillea millefolium at different growth stages59
Property changes in plant fibres during the processing of bio-based composites58
Essential oil-based nano-emulsions: Effect of different surfactants, sonication and plant species on physicochemical characteristics58
Bio-inspired co-deposition strategy of aramid fibers to improve performance of soy protein isolate-based adhesive58
Microwave-assisted ultra-fast synthesis of carbon quantum dots from linter: Fluorescence cancer imaging and human cell growth inhibition properties58
Electrospun biomass based carbon nanofibers as high-performance supercapacitors58