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  1. To study the force–displacement relations of bolted timber joints with slotted-in steel plates, we performed a monotonic loading test parallel to the grain on 24 specimens. The influences of the bolt diameter,...

    Authors: Yingyang Liu, Yixuan Wang, Yiming Zhang, Minghui Chen and Xizhe Nie

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:83

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  2. Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) wood powder impregnated with Fe3+ ions was carbonized using one-step and two-step procedures, and the iron-loaded charcoal was examined using Mössbauer and Raman spectrosco...

    Authors: Takayuki Yamagishi, Shigeru Yamauchi, Kyoko Suzuki, Tsutomu Suzuki, Yasuji Kurimoto, Tsutomu Takayama and Yoichi Sakai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:82

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  3. The aim of the study was to develop a simple and cost-effective method to improve thermal insulation and hydrophobicity of wood. Herein, we attempted to use commercially available silica aerogel powders suspen...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Yutian Zhang, Tuhua Zhong, Zhihui Wu, Xianxu Zhan and Jiaoyou Ye

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:81

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  4. A non-phenolic C6-C2-type lignin model compound with the β-O-4 bond, 2-(2-methoxyphenoxy)-1-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)ethanol (I), was acidolyzed in aqueous 82% 1,4-dioxane containing HBr, HCl, or H2SO4 with a concent...

    Authors: Qiaoqiao Ye and Tomoya Yokoyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:80

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  5. The purpose of this study is to analyze the pore structure for the heartwood, intermediate wood, and sapwood sections in three species of softwood (hinoki, Douglas fir, and hemlock) and to investigate the corr...

    Authors: Eun-Suk Jang, Jee-Hoon Yuk and Chun-Won Kang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:78

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  6. Wood is usually stable under relatively dry conditions but may still undergo slow deterioration. The type of deterioration and how these processes affect the wood are important questions that need consideratio...

    Authors: Amir Ghavidel, Anna Scheglov, Volker Karius, Carsten Mai, Asghar Tarmian, Wolfgang Vioel, Viorica Vasilache and Ion Sandu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:77

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  7. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, and neurological disorder from beta amyloid (Aβ) peptide is regarded as a cause of Alzheimer's disease. In this study, the authors evaluate Aβ toxicity ...

    Authors: Yoshie Yamaji, Tokumitsu Wakabayashi and Hisayoshi Kofujita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:76

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  8. To utilize woody waste for the inhibition of harmful algae, we examined the growth inhibitory activities of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) bark powder against Microcystis aeruginosa, which is a cyanobacteria species...

    Authors: Yuri Suzuki, Tomoyuki Johuchi, Hiromi Saijo, Koetsu Takahashi and Tatsuya Ashitani

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:75

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  9. In order to obtain high production rates of sawn timber, the sawmilling industry can use laser scanning, allowing knot detection and machine strength grading. In particular, laser scanners measure grain angle ...

    Authors: Benoît Besseau, Guillaume Pot, Robert Collet and Joffrey Viguier

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:74

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  10. Duration of load (DOL) is a key factor in design of wood structures, which makes the reliability analysis of wood structures more complicated. The importance of DOL is widely recognized, yet the methods and mo...

    Authors: Qiongyao Wu, Shuang Niu and Enchun Zhu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:73

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  11. The quality of dimension lumber (2 by 4 lumber) was preliminarily investigated in four common Mongolian softwoods: Pinus sylvestris L., Pinus sibirica Du Tour, Picea obovata Ledeb., and Larix sibirica Ledeb. to p...

    Authors: Murzabyek Sarkhad, Futoshi Ishiguri, Ikumi Nezu, Bayasaa Tumenjargal, Yusuke Takahashi, Bayartsetseg Baasan, Ganbaatar Chultem, Jyunichi Ohshima and Shinso Yokota

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:72

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  12. The development of wooden joints possessing high resistance performance has become an important issue for the construction of newer buildings. This study attempts to strengthen the lateral resistance of bolted...

    Authors: Keita Ogawa, Satoshi Fukuta and Kenji Kobayashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:71

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  13. The wood veneer dried artificially before gluing for the manufacture of plywood generally suffers several damages (cracks, deformations), decreasing the competitiveness of the process and limiting the use of n...

    Authors: Valentin Makomra, René Oum Lissouck, Régis Pommier, Anh Phan Ngoc, Denys Breysse, Louis Denaud and Louis Max Ayina Ohandja

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:70

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  14. Subject to this study is the modification of an experimental two-component polyurethane (2C PUR) as an alternative adhesive for structural hardwood bonding. The 2C PUR has been adapted by calcium carbonate as ...

    Authors: S. Bockel, S. Harling, J. Konnerth, P. Niemz, G. Weiland, E. Hogger and F. Pichelin

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:69

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  15. African blackwood (ABW: Dalbergia melanoxylon) is a valuable tree in Tanzanian local community forests, and heartwood has been mainly utilized as an irreplaceable material in musical instruments, e.g., clarinet, ...

    Authors: Kazushi Nakai, Soichi Tanaka, Kozo Kanayama and Tsuyoshi Yoshimura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:67

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  16. Age is an important factor that dictates bamboo’s mechanical properties. In Japan, bamboo plants aged 3–5 years are selected for use as materials because of their robustness and decorative or craft-friendly ch...

    Authors: Yoko Okahisa, Keisuke Kojiro, Hatsuki Ashiya, Takeru Tomita, Yuzo Furuta, Masaomi Yamamura and Toshiaki Umezawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:66

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  17. This study investigated the effects of processing parameters, namely particle mixing ratios, press temperatures, and time for the manufacturing of jute stick binderless particleboard (JBPB). Different ratios o...

    Authors: Ireen Parvin Nitu, Md Nazrul Islam, Md Ashaduzzaman, Md Khairul Amin and Md Iftekhar Shams

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:65

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  18. We estimated the effect of residual lignin and pulp swelling on the rate of enzymatic saccharification to increase production of ethanol from acid sulfite pulp (SP) by means of enzymatic treatment. The resolut...

    Authors: Keishi Tanifuji, Akiko Nakagawa-izumi and Hiroshi Ohi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:64

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  19. Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) wood is widely used as a traditional construction material in Japan. The relationship between an individual’s perceived comfort level and a preference for Japanese cedar wood...

    Authors: Minkai Sun, Taisuke Nakashima, Yuri Yoshimura, Akiyoshi Honden, Toshinori Nakagawa, Hiromi Saijo, Yuichiro Watanabe, Tsuyoshi Ajimi, Shinji Yasunari, Yuki Yamada, Jun Nagano, Tsuyoshi Okamoto, Hiroya Ishikawa, Koichiro Ohnuki, Noboru Fujimoto and Kuniyoshi Shimizu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:63

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  20. Cellulose forms crystalline fibrils, via biosynthesis, that can be just a few nanometers wide. The crystallinity is a structural factor related to material performance. Recently, many routes to isolate these f...

    Authors: Kazuho Daicho, Shuji Fujisawa, Kayoko Kobayashi, Tsuguyuki Saito and Jun Ashida

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:62

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  21. Smoke treatment can be used to enhance wood resistance to subterranean termite attack. In this study, kesambi (Schleichera oleosa) wood was pyrolyzed to produce charcoal. The smoke produced as a by-product of pyr...

    Authors: Yusuf Sudo Hadi, Muh Yusram Massijaya, Dodi Nandika, Wa Ode Muliastuty Arsyad, Imam Busyra Abdillah, Loedy Setiono and Yahya Amin

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:61

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  22. As a kind of natural composite material, the outer side of bamboo was quite different from its inner side in microscopic structure and mechanical properties. In order to research the effect of these difference...

    Authors: Yu Zheng, Bao-long Yi, Ya-qi Tong and Zhen-zhen Peng

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:60

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  23. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the anatomical, physical, and mechanical properties of four pioneer species, i.e., batai (Paraserianthes moluccana), ludai (Sapium baccatum), mahang (Macaranga gigantea), ...

    Authors: H. Hamdan, A. S. Nordahlia, U. M. K. Anwar, M. Mohd Iskandar, M. K. Mohamad Omar and Tumirah K

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:59

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  24. The tung tree produces large seeds with approximately 40–50% of their composition consisting of non-edible oil. α-Eleostearic acid makes up about 80% of tung oil, while linoleic acid and oleic acid make up 7 and ...

    Authors: Toshisada Suzuki, Yuma Onishi, Ayako Katagi, Tae-Wook Kim and Takeshi Katayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:57

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  25. Increasing the wood density to a preferred range contributes to upgrading the value of wood as raw material. Lignin manipulation can also improve wood quality. This study attempted to accelerate secondary cell...

    Authors: Nabuqi, Nuoendagula, Sejirihu Wu, Naoki Takata, Shingo Sakamoto, Masanobu Yamamoto, Mikiko Uesugi, Annabelle Déjardin, Gilles Pilate, Toru Taniguchi, Nobutaka Mitsuda and Shinya Kajita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:56

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  26. Sanding dust is the main source of dust emission during the manufacturing process of medium-density fiberboard (MDF), and particle size and shape characteristics are the fundamental properties influencing its ...

    Authors: Tao Ding, Jiafeng Zhao, Nanfeng Zhu and Chengming Wang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:55

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  27. In veneer-drying facilities, controllers face many challenges to maintain desired parameters in the final product based on customer’s needs. The major challenge is setting process parameters to control the tem...

    Authors: Suborna Shekhor Ahmed, Julie Cool and Mohammad Ehsanul Karim

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:54

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  28. The current study was initiated to test the synchronizations of tree-ring δ18O (hereafter δ18OTR) time series within and between tree species and provinces, which are about 144 km apart from each other in Korea. ...

    Authors: En-Bi Choi, Masaki Sano, Jun-Hui Park, Yo-Jung Kim, Zhen Li, Takeshi Nakatsuka, Masataka Hakozaki, Katsuhiko Kimura, Hyun-Min Jeong and Jeong-Wook Seo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:53

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  29. Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys heterocycla (Carr.) Mitford cv. Pubescens) was subjected to heat treatment with saturated steam at 140, 160, and 180 °C for 10–30 min to evaluate the effects of the treatment on the pro...

    Authors: Xinzhou Wang, Dali Cheng, Xianai Huang, Lulu Song, Wenli Gu, Xingyu Liang, Yanjun Li and Bin Xu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:52

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  30. This study examines the effect of shear and rotatory inertia on the accuracy of the vibration method with additional mass (VAM). Bending vibration tests were performed for rectangular bars with a width of 30 m...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Kubojima, Satomi Sonoda, Hideo Kato and Masaki Harada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:51

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  31. Heat treatment was an eco-friendly modification technology for rubberwood, without the addition of chemical reagents into the wood and wood performance has been improved remarkably. Many effluents are generate...

    Authors: Tongtong Li, Guanjun Li, Jianing Li, Xiaowen Li, Quanji Lu and Min Li

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:50

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  32. Acetylation of softwoods has been largely investigated to increase the dimensional stability and biological resistance of wood. However, the knowledge of this technology has not been applied to tropical hardwo...

    Authors: Johanna Gaitán-Alvarez, Alexander Berrocal, George I. Mantanis, Róger Moya and Fabio Araya

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:49

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  33. Expanding the service life length of wooden made furniture, and consequently decreasing the demand for raw wood could help the economy of the world society and environmental safety. In this research, an experi...

    Authors: Mahmoud-Reza Hosseini-Tabatabaei, Ali Bayatkashkoli, Mahmoud Reza Mollaeinia, Farhad Kool, Mohsen Rahmani Ardakani and Narjes Khaton Madahi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:48

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  34. Some species of Diospyros form the black wood that is known as ebony. Infrequently, D. kaki forms wood with black patterning that is called “kurogaki” in Japan and is highly valued. To understand the mechanism of...

    Authors: Kana Iwami, Satoshi Noma, Takuya Ban, Yasuyuki Matsushita, Izumi Arakawa, Peter Kitin, Ryo Funada and Satoshi Nakaba

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:47

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  35. In this study, X-ray computed tomography (CT) and acoustic emission (AE) monitoring were used to nondestructively analyze the oviposition behavior of the bamboo powderpost beetle, Dinoderus minutus, which takes p...

    Authors: Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshiyuki Yanase and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:46

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  36. Effects of high-pressure (HP) treatment on densification of poplar sapwood boards and subsequent coatings were evaluated. Tung oil (TO) and epoxy resin (ER)-coated treatments were used to improve the dimension...

    Authors: Yong Yu, Aqiang Li, Kaiya Yan, Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy, Songming Zhu and Huanhuan Li

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:45

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  37. To understand the dynamics of accident-derived radioactive cesium (137Cs) in stem wood that had a substantial amount of heartwood at the time of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, the radial and...

    Authors: Shinta Ohashi, Katsushi Kuroda, Takeshi Fujiwara and Tsutomu Takano

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:44

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  38. Shear tests were conducted on screwed joints with decayed main members, and the degradation of shear performance of screwed joints by wood decay was investigated. The differences between decayed and control sp...

    Authors: Rintaro Ueda, Kei Sawata, Ryuya Takanashi, Yoshihisa Sasaki and Takanobu Sasaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:42

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  39. In structural timber tests, unintended failure mechanisms occur frequently in specimens and their results are called censored data. There are two censored data analysis: censored maximum likelihood estimation ...

    Authors: Sung-Jun Pang, Hyeon-Jeong Lee, Kyung-Sun Ahn and Jung-Kwon Oh

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:39

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  40. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is an innovative engineering wood product made by gluing layers of solid-sawn lumber at perpendicular angles. The commonly used wood species for CLT manufacturing include spruce-pi...

    Authors: Minjuan He, Xiaofeng Sun, Zheng Li and Wei Feng

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:38

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  41. Lignin-free wood has been successfully developed via a two-step chemical treatment while maintaining its inherent hierarchical structure. The first step was alcoholysis which was conducted using ethylene glyco...

    Authors: Yoshiki Horikawa, Rino Tsushima, Keiichi Noguchi, Satoshi Nakaba and Ryo Funada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:37

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  42. The purpose of this study was to measure each color of three sections of wood with instruments, and to examine whether there were differences between each color of three sections. The total number of tree spec...

    Authors: Seiji Hirata, Saori Hayashi and Masamitsu Ohta

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:36

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  43. A novel method for estimating the wood moisture content above the fiber saturation point (FSP) is proposed, and the method performance is confirmed. Previous studies have highlighted that there is a negative l...

    Authors: Toshiyuki Fukui, Yoshiyuki Yanase, Yutaka Sawada and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:35

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