(The TQCC of Biochar is 28. 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 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Review of organic and inorganic pollutants removal by biochar and biochar-based composites339
Feedstock choice, pyrolysis temperature and type influence biochar characteristics: a comprehensive meta-data analysis review308
Efficient elimination of organic and inorganic pollutants by biochar and biochar-based materials253
Biochar and its importance on nutrient dynamics in soil and plant245
Biochar for the removal of contaminants from soil and water: a review243
Production, activation, and applications of biochar in recent times203
Challenges of organic pollutant photocatalysis by biochar-based catalysts170
Biochar increases soil microbial biomass with changes in extra- and intracellular enzyme activities: a global meta-analysis139
Application of biochar-based materials in environmental remediation: from multi-level structures to specific devices114
Application of biochar-based photocatalysts for adsorption-(photo)degradation/reduction of environmental contaminants: mechanism, challenges and perspective108
Association of biochar properties with changes in soil bacterial, fungal and fauna communities and nutrient cycling processes105
Biochar applications influence soil physical and chemical properties, microbial diversity, and crop productivity: a meta-analysis104
Biochar for removal of dyes in contaminated water: an overview88
Bamboo charcoal fused with polyurethane foam for efficiently removing organic solvents from wastewater: experimental and simulation84
Nitrogen-doped biochars as adsorbents for mitigation of heavy metals and organics from water: a review74
Visualizing the emerging trends of biochar research and applications in 2019: a scientometric analysis and review71
Electrical conductivity of wood biochar monoliths and its dependence on pyrolysis temperature65
Biochar characterization of invasive Pennisetum purpureum grass: effect of pyrolysis temperature59
Wood-derived biochar as thick electrodes for high-rate performance supercapacitors58
Exploring long-term effects of biochar on mitigating methane emissions from paddy soil: a review56
Simultaneous removal of Cd(II) and As(III) from co-contaminated aqueous solution by α-FeOOH modified biochar56
Biochar as construction materials for achieving carbon neutrality53
Impacts of temperatures and phosphoric-acid modification to the physicochemical properties of biochar for excellent sulfadiazine adsorption52
Adsorption of pharmaceuticals from aqueous solutions using biochar derived from cotton gin waste and guayule bagasse50
Removal of toxic elements from aqueous environments using nano zero-valent iron- and iron oxide-modified biochar: a review49
Biochar from vegetable wastes: agro-environmental characterization45
A perspective on biochar for repairing damages in the soil–plant system caused by climate change-driven extreme weather events44
A critical review of biochar-based nitrogen fertilizers and their effects on crop production and the environment43
Potential of biochar and organic amendments for reclamation of coastal acidic-salt affected soil42
The effects of biochar on soil nutrients status, microbial activity and carbon sequestration potential in two calcareous soils42
Visualizing the development trend and research frontiers of biochar in 2020: a scientometric perspective36
Preparation and characterization of MgO hybrid biochar and its mechanism for high efficient recovery of phosphorus from aqueous media35
Combined application of biochar with fertilizer promotes nitrogen uptake in maize by increasing nitrogen retention in soil33
Magnetic Fe2O3/biochar composite prepared in a molten salt medium for antibiotic removal in water33
Biochar amendments and its impact on soil biota for sustainable agriculture33
Removal performance, mechanisms, and influencing factors of biochar for air pollutants: a critical review31
Analysis of the simultaneous adsorption mechanism of ammonium and phosphate on magnesium-modified biochar and the slow release effect of fertiliser31
Key factors determining biochar sorption capacity for metal contaminants: a literature synthesis30
An investigation of the effects of hydrochar application rate on soil amelioration and plant growth in three diverse soils28
Impact of biochar amendment on soil aggregation varied with incubation duration and biochar pyrolysis temperature28
The long-term effectiveness of ferromanganese biochar in soil Cd stabilization and reduction of Cd bioaccumulation in rice28