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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 3 Comparison of wood properties of C. obtusa grown in Japan

From: Radial variations of broad-sense heritability in wood properties and classification of load–deflection curves in static bending for six half-sib families of Chamaecyparis obtusa

Place Tree age ARW
(mm)
TL
(mm)
MFA
(degree)
BD
(g/cm3)
AD
(g/cm3)
MOE
(GPa)
MOR
(MPa)
CS
(MPa)
Reference
Chiba 34 2.8 2.2 17.8 0.404 0.474 7.42 80.8 39.3 Present study
Chiba 17 1.3–4.0 1.6–2.8 15–28 0.38–0.43      [21]
Fukuoka 25   1.77–2.55   0.422     43.4 [22]
Tochigi 27 2.84 2.27 14.3 0.42   8.5 88.4   [23]
Oita 20–32     0.356–0.465 0.44–0.49 7.47–9.56 73.8–90.5   [24]
Kochi 115–120      0.477 10.7 82.4 40.6 [25]
Miyazaki 37   1.7–3.6 8.1–32.0 0.325–0.458   6.8–15.5 72–116   [4]
  1. ARW annual ring width, TL tracheid length, MFA microfibril angle, BD basic density, AD air-dry density, MOE modulus of elasticity, MOR modulus of rupture, CS compressive strength