As the first journal specifically focusing on biochar, the journal Biochar covers multidisciplinary subjects of agronomy, environmental science, and materials science. It is a fully OA journal and the APCs are fully covered by Shenyang Agricultural University. The journal seeks to publish original research in the fields of preparation and processing of biochar and its multifunctional applications including bioenergy production, biochar-based materials, soil improvement, climate change, contaminated-environment remediation, water purification, new analytical techniques, life cycle assessment, and importantly, rural and regional development, etc. It devoted to serve as an innovative, efficient and professional platform for researchers in the area of biochar around the world to deliver findings from this rapidly expanding field of science.

  • 1st journal specifically focusing on biochar
  • Covers multidisciplinary subjects of agronomy, environmental science, and materials science.
  • Served by a renowned, dedicated and international editorial board in biochar research.
  • High author satisfaction on peer review and publishing experience.

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  • Wenfu Chen
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