Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

About the journal:

The journal Lignocellulose is designed to follow in the tradition of the journal BioResources and that there should be an ongoing collaboration between the two journals.

"The editors of the journal BioResources have provided permission for us to use a template and other descriptions based on those provided at their website http://www.ncsu.edu/bioresources
(also http://www.bioresources.com)."

This journal is a quarterly publication of Cellulose and Paper Technology Department of Shahid Beheshti University, Iran.

Purpose: To promote scientific discourse and foster scientific developments related to sustainable manufacture involving lignocellulosic or woody biomass resources, including crop residues. Lignocellulose is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the science and engineering of lignocellulosic materials, chemicals, and their applications for new uses and new capabilities.

Focus: Advances in the science and technology of utilization of biomass obtained from wood, crop residues and other materials containing cellulose, lignin, and related biomaterials. Emphasis is placed on bioproducts, bioenergy, papermaking technology, new manufacturing materials, composite structures, and chemicals derived from lignocellulosic biomass.


Section Policies

Peer-reviewed articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Opinion pieces

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer-Review Policy: All research articles and scholarly review articles subject to a peer review process managed by the co-editors, with oversight by the Editorial Board. Lignocellulose employs an automated system for web-based submission of articles.


Publication Frequency

Lignocellulose will be organized as a quarterly journal, using volume numbers and issue numbers, i.e., we will have four issues per volume per year.

Articles will be published soon after they have been accepted and finalized in terms of format.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


ISSN: 2252-0287