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    The 2nd Announcement of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society in Fukuoka

    Date: March 17–19, 2017

    Venue: Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan/ACROS Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan

    The Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS) takes great pleasure in inviting all members of our society with an interest in the science and technology of wood to attend the 67th Annual Meeting of the JWRS that will be held from March 17 to 19, 2017, Fukuoka, Japan.

    The society members may take oral and poster presentations during the meeting. The symposium and the exhibition of the related companies will also be held.

    Due dates: January 11, 2017 for the entry of presentation with an abstract

    February 7, 2017 for early bird registration

    For more detail information, please visit

    For the Organizing Committee: Prof. Dr. Tetsuo Kondo (Chief)

    Prof. Dr. Yuji Tsutsumi (Executive Chief)

    Associate Prof. Dr. Hirofumi Ichinose (Secretary)

    Associate Prof. Dr. Daisuke Tatsumi (Secretary)

    Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University


    Mokuzai Gakkaishi (Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society)

    Mokuzai Gakkaishi is another official journal of the Japan Wood Research Society. This journal publishes original articles, notes, review articles, and announcements from the Society in Japanese but with English abstracts, tables, and figure captions for original reports. Contents of the latest issue of Mokuzai Gakkaishi are as follows:

    Volume 62 Number 5 2016

    Category II

    Hirofumi Sato, Sakae Shibutani, Katsuhiko Takata

    Wood properties of rare natural cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) “Aoyajiro” in Akita Prefecture

    Naoyuki Furuta, Yasushi Hirabayashi, Junko Miyazaki, Yoshinori Ohashi

    Variation in veneer properties with the radial direction of logs and effect of pruning on Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi) planted in Hokkaido

    Chihiro Kayo, Ryota Ojimi, Masahiro Iwaoka, Koji Yasuda

    Greenhouse gas emission reductions in a district heating and cooling system by using woody biomass: A study in Shiwa, Iwate Prefecture

    Category III

    Shuetsu Saito, Satoshi Shida

    Equilibrium moisture content of wood estimated using the climatic data of Japan

    Ryuya Takanashi, Shinya Shirakawa, Atsushi Nakajima, Yoshinori Ohashi, Takuro Hirai

    Optimum cross sections of green square-sawn Japanese larch timber with pith allowing for reshaping warped cross sections after kiln drying

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    Announcements. J Wood Sci 62, 477 (2016).

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