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The following close to 50 chapters are in process of being organized and produced in order to be released in preferred timing in the near future by our "digital printing house".

They are only listed to show the subjects, however this do not mean that this order or sequence will be followed. Several factors deserve consideration to indicate the chapters that will be first made available.

• Practical and conceptual aspects in the manufacture of bleached kraft market pulp from Eucalyptus wood;
• Understanding the sustainability concept when applied to the manufacture of Eucalyptus pulp and paper;
• Energy-oriented plantation forests designated to the production of forest biomass;
• Valuing the biomass obtained from Eucalyptus for combustion processes and cogeneration of heat and power;
• Forest biotechnology;
• Biotech processes in pulp and paper manufacturing;
• Environmental effects of the Eucalyptus – Biotic factors;
• Environmental effects of the Eucalyptus – Abiotic factors;
• Social-environmental effects of the Eucalyptus;
Eucalyptus and mechanisms associated to the global warning;
Eucalyptus wood formation and anatomy;
Eucalyptus wood chemistry;
Eucalyptus wood quality;
• Genetic breeding of Eucalyptus forests;
• Breeding of Eucalyptus wood oriented to the production of pulp and paper;
• Breeding of Eucalyptus wood oriented to the production of charcoal and bioenergy;
• Breeding of Eucalyptus wood oriented to the production of sawtimber and high added value wooden products;
• Paper in the digital world;
• Conservation and preservation of paper;
• Identification of Eucalyptus species;
• The history of the Brazilian silviculture;
• Managing Eucalyptus forests for multiple utilizations;
• Furniture manufacturing using Eucalyptus wood;
• Fibers and pulps to paper manufacturing: bleached kraft Eucalyptus hardwood fibers;
• Fibers and pulps to paper manufacturing: other grades of bleached kraft hardwood fibers;
• Fibers and pulps: dissolving grade pulps;
• Fibers and pulps to paper manufacturing: high-yield pulps;
• Fibers and pulps to paper manufacturing: non-wood pulps;
• The magic story of the Eucalyptus trees and fibers;
• Wet web strength and consequences in papermaking;
• Hydration and water retention capacity for Eucalyptus short-fibered pulps;
Eucalyptus fiber charges and effects on papermaking;
• Kraft pulping chemistry in relation to the Eucalyptus;
• Kraft pulping technology in relation to the Eucalyptus;
• Characteristics of Eucalyptus kraft black liquors;
Eucalyptus fibers. Part 1: Physics, chemistry and morphology;
Eucalyptus fibers. Part 2: Superficial area, stiffness and flexibility;
• Fiber deformations in Eucalyptus pulps;
• Pulp sheet drying and effects on the fiber and paper properties;
• High porosity papers manufactured with Eucalyptus fibers;
• The Eucalyptus in Spain;
• The Eucalyptus in Chile;
• The Eucalyptus in Argentina;
• The Eucalyptus in Australia;
• The Eucalyptus in Asia;
• The Eucalyptus in China;
• The Eucalyptus in United States of America;
• Environmental impact assessments - bleached kraft pulp manufacturing;
• Environmental impact assessments - paper manufacturing;
• Agroforestry with Eucalyptus;
• Bleaching pulp chemistry in relation to the Eucalyptus;
• Bleaching pulp technology in relation to the Eucalyptus.

All other possible remaining chapters are listed ahead. Some have already been made available, either in English and/or Portuguese. The remaining may receive your vote to be written in an earlier future. Please, go to the button "Online Book / Suggest new chapters" and make your choices of no more than 5 chapters by the corresponding chapter numbers. Those receiving more votes will have preference for writing, releasing and for searching financial sponsorships.

All remaining chapters to be written by Celso Foelkel and/or successor authors

Section I : Trees, Forests, Plantations, and Forest Based-Products

Projected chapters:

1. The Eucalyptus genus in the universe of the world forest resources
2. Geography and industrial utilization of Eucalyptus
3. Eucalyptus plant physiology
4. Ecological issues about the Eucalyptus plantations
5. Social and environmental impacts of Eucalyptus plantation forests
6. Eucalyptus plantations, forest sustainability and trends in the forestation models (see in available chapters)
7. Forest certification of Eucalyptus plantations
8. Plantation forests as agro-business to rural land-owners
9. Carbon sinking in Eucalyptus plantations
10. Water, soil and nutrient balances in Eucalyptus plantation forests
11. Mineral nutrition in Eucalyptus
12. Watersheds and conservation units
13. Trees and plantations: inter-relations between individuals and populations
14. Forest seed production
15. Nurseries and seedling production
16. Plantation and cultivation of productive forest stands
17. Forest management for Eucalyptus plantations
18. Forest protection: pests and diseases
19. Sprouts and coppicing management
20. Forest productivity: limits, maximization, constraints and optimization
21. Equations for predicting volumes and weights in forest production
22. Eucalyptus charcoal (see in available chapters)
23. Eucalyptus tannins and essential oils
24. Saw-timber and related products
25. Non-woody products from plantations
26. Furniture from Eucalyptus woods
27. Wood panels
28. Forest growth and differences among the main planted Eucalyptus species
29. Eucalyptus species resistant to cold and dry weather conditions
30. Forest tree breeding: classical concepts about improving the Eucalyptus forests and trees
31. Hybridization and cloning in Eucalyptus forest improvement
32. Interrelationships among trees and forest quality characteristics
33. Nutrient and mineral elements cycling (see in available chapters)
34. Forest biotechnology with Eucalyptus
35. Genomics and genetic modifications
36. Forest economy and profitabilitywith Eucalyptus plantations
37. Eco-efficiency concepts in Eucalyptus plantations (see in available chapters)
38. Forest harvesting
39. Reflections about the future of the Eucalyptus to the forest-based industry
40. A brief description of forest-based companies planting Eucalyptus in a world-basis
41. Networking Eucalyptus: plantations and forests

Section II : Woods and Pulps

Projected chapters:

42. Wood variability
43. Wood sampling
44. Wood density as an indicator of wood quality for pulping and papermaking
45. Rapid and simple methods for wood and pulp quality prediction
46. Wood chemistry
47. Cellulose and hemicelluloses
48. Wood extractives and their topochemistry
49. Lignin and its topochemistry
50. Wood quality parameters for evaluation of Eucalyptus pulpwood
51. Effects of silvicultural practices on wood and pulp/paper quality
52. Whole tree utilization
53. Genetic improvements of Eucalyptus wood for pulp and paper manufacturing
54. Economical selection of improved genetic materials
55. Forest / mill integration for pulp and paper production excellence
56. Wood quality for the most common planted species of Eucalyptus for industrial utilization
57. Wood supply to the industry
58. Planning wood supply for pulping
59. Chip production and wood yard
60. Wood storage & decay, and quality of wood chips
61. Wood blends
62. Kraft pulping: general overview of the delignification process
63. Kraft pulping processes and variations
64. Alkaline pulping with the utilization of antraquinone
65. Pulp yield preservation in kraft pulping
66. NSSC pulping of Eucalyptus
67. Sulfite pulping of Eucalyptus
68. High yield pulping for Eucalyptus
69. Biopulping and biobleaching
70. Other non conventional pulping processes
71. Pulp washing and screening
72. Oxygen delignification
73. Medium brightness pulp bleaching
74. High brightness pulp bleaching
75. TCF bleaching
76. The process of pulp drying and the effects on pulp quality
77. Influence of pulping and bleaching on the pulp properties
78. Influence of hemicelluloses on pulp quality and papermaking
79. Pitch in Eucalyptus pulps
80. New developments in pulping and bleaching
81. Dissolving grade pulp production
82. Eco-efficiency in Eucalyptus pulp manufacturing (see in available chapters)
83. Utilization and disposal of solid residues from the pulping process (see in available chapters)
84. Pulp quality from the woods of selected species of Eucalyptus
85. Doing business and marketing market pulps
86. Testing fibers and pulps
87. Inter-relations among the pulp properties
88. Specifications and properties of the different Eucalyptus market pulps
89. Softwood market pulps
90. Other hardwood market pulps
91. Non-wood pulps
92. Fluff pulps
93. High yield pulps
94. Unbleached grades market pulps
95. A comparison among different types of market pulps
96. Dissolving grade market pulps
97. Pulp blends
98. World leader manufacturers of Eucalyptus pulps
99. Networking Eucalyptus: wood, fibers and pulps

Section III : Papers

Projected chapters:

100. Types of papers containing Eucalyptus fibers and their required properties
101. Low consistency pulp refining
102. Eucalyptus pulp refining
103. Blends of fibers and refining
104. Fundamentals of colloidal chemistry
105. Fibers, flocculation and retention in the paper web formation
106. Formation, structure & consolidation of paper webs containing Eucalyptus fibers
107. Fiber bonding
108. Drainage and dewatering in the wet end
109. Factors affecting paper properties: fibers and stock quality
110. Factors affecting paper properties: papermaking process
111. Specially designed wires and felts for Eucalyptus paper manufacturing
112. Stock characteristics, wet end chemistry and paper machine performance and runnability
113. Sheet properties and machine performance
114. Effects of cations and poli-electrolytes contained in water or present in the papermaking process
115. White water and fiber recovery: chemistry, management and eco-efficiency
116. Control of contaminants, pitch, deposits and slime
117. Eucalyptus pulp quality parameters for paper manufacturing (see in available chapters)
118. Technological differences between the woods, pulps and papers of Eucalyptus comparing to softwoods
119. Printing and writing papers: cut size and base paper for coating
120. Tissue and sanitary papers
121. High bulk, opacity and porosity papers
122. Paper coating and coated papers
123. Changes on Eucalyptus fibers due to paper recycling
124. Wood and fiber characteristics oriented to different paper products (see in available chapters)
125. Shives, sclereids and fiber bundles in the manufacturing and use of paper
126. Relations between fibers and fillers
127. Inter-relationships between wood, pulp and paper properties (see in available chapters)
128. Eucalyptus species and quality development in different papers
129. Paper defects
130. Optical properties of the Eucalyptus pulps and papers
131. Surface properties of papers containing Eucalyptus fibers
132. Specific designs for paper-machines using Eucalyptus fibers
133. Typical problems related to paper machine performance and paper quality when Eucalyptus fibers are used and how to correct them
134. Benchmarking operational efficiencies and the definition of sustained performance indexes
135. World leaders of Eucalyptus paper manufacture
136. Networking Eucalyptus: papers

Section IV : Chemical Recovery and Utilities

Projected chapters:

137. Black liquor, evaporation and liquor burning
138. Causticising
139. Most frequent problems related to recovery boilers burning Eucalyptus kraft black liquors
140. Eco-efficiency in the area of kraft liquor recovery and utilities (see in available chapters)
141. Environmental strategic issues in the manufacture of pulp and paper from Eucalyptus
142. Energy efficiency (see in available chapters)
143. Networking Eucalyptus: chemical recovery, environment and utilities

Facilitating organizations:


IBA – Industria Brasileira de Arvores
IPEF – Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais

Non-financial supporting partners:

TAPPI - Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry - USA

SIF - Sociedade de Investigacoes Florestais - Brazil

CeluloseOnline - Brazil

RIADICYP - Red Iberoamericana de Docencia e Investigacion en Celulosa y Papel - Argentina

TECNICELPA - Associacao Portuguesa dos Tecnicos das Industrias de Celulose e Papel - Portugal

ATCP Chile - Asociacion Tecnica de la Celulosa y el Papel - Chile

Appita - Technical Association of the Australian and New Zealand Pulp and Paper Industry - Australia

TAPPSA - Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry of Southern Africa - South Africa

SBS - Sociedade Brasileira de Silvicultura - Brazil

AGEFLOR - Associacao Gaucha de Empresas Florestais - Brazil

Embrapa Florestas - Brazil


Painel Florestal - Brazil

INTA Concordia e-Boletin Novedades Forestales - Argentina

Blog do Papeleiro - Brazil

Revista O Papel - Brazil

Revista O Papel Digital - Brazil

ABTCP Pulp & Paper Directory - Brazil

Mais Floresta - Brazil