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  1. In this study, the columns with interior notches in traditional Japanese timber frames were selected as the research object, and static bending tests were performed to investigate the effect of interior notche...

    Authors: Zherui Li, Hiroshi Isoda, Akihisa Kitamori, Takafumi Nakagawa, Yasuhiro Araki and Naohito Kawai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:73
  2. The proportion of juvenile wood affects the utilization of wood seriously, and the transition year of juvenile wood (JW) and mature wood (MW) plays a decisive role in the rotation and the modification of wood....

    Authors: Changqing Lu, Jun Wu, Qianqian Jiang, Yamei Liu, Liang Zhou, Yunfei You, Yitang Cheng and Shengquan Liu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:72
  3. Dowel-type connections are the most common connections in glulam structures. Bolts are often used as fasteners for dowel-type connections. However, the clearance between the bolts and the pre-drilled bolt hole...

    Authors: Zheng Li, Wei Feng, Jiajia Ou, Feng Liang and Minjuan He
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:71
  4. Information on the properties of nailed joints with decayed member is necessary to evaluate the remaining structural properties of timber constructions. In this study, loading tests were conducted on nailed jo...

    Authors: Rintaro Ueda, Kei Sawata, Takanobu Sasaki and Yoshihisa Sasaki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:70
  5. The utilization of resourceful bamboo can alleviate the wood shortage problem. Bamboo-oriented strand board (BOSB) with the highest utilization of bamboo ratio and excellent mechanical properties was considere...

    Authors: Kaiting Zhang, Fuli Wang, Runmin Xu, Xinhui Fan, Bin Yan, Chuangye Li, Shengquan Liu, Yong Guo and Yuxia Chen
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:69
  6. The anatomy and ultrastructure of sunflower stalk rind are closely related to its conversion and utilization. We studied systematically the anatomy and ultrastructure of the stalk rind using light, scanning el...

    Authors: Lizhen Wang, Hao Ren, Shengcheng Zhai and Huamin Zhai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:67
  7. The aim of this research was to investigate the effect of freeze–thaw treatment on bamboo with different initial moisture content (water-saturated, air-dried and oven-dried). Bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens) were...

    Authors: Jieyu Wu, Xianke Wang, Benhua Fei, Xiang Xu, Caiping Lian and Hong Chen
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:66
  8. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been used extensively in timber construction. CLT panels are typically used in roofs and floors that carry a continuous load, and it is important to examine the long-term loadi...

    Authors: Ryuya Takanashi, Yoshinori Ohashi, Wataru Ishihara and Kazushige Matsumoto
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:65
  9. Fungal decomposition of wood severely affects the soundness of timber constructions. The diagnosis of wood decay requires direct observations or sampling by skilled experts. Wood decay often occurs in obscure ...

    Authors: Masaki Suzuki, Teruhisa Miyauchi, Shinichi Isaji, Yasushi Hirabayashi and Ryuichi Naganawa
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:62
  10. Wood properties, such as annual ring width, wood fiber length, vessel element length, basic density, air-dry density, dynamic Young’s modulus, modulus of elasticity (MOE), modulus of rupture (MOR), absorbed en...

    Authors: Togtokhbayar Erdene-Ochir, Futoshi Ishiguri, Ikumi Nezu, Bayasaa Tumenjargal, Bayartsetseg Baasan, Ganbaatar Chultem, Jyunichi Ohshima and Shinso Yokota
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:61
  11. Twenty-year-old Pinus radiata trees imported from New Zealand were investigated, and a comparison was made between the outerwood (rings 16–20) and corewood (rings 4–6) in terms of mechanical properties, anatomica...

    Authors: Ming-yue Li, Hai-qing Ren, Yu-rong Wang, Ying-chun Gong and Yong-dong Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:60
  12. The nondestructive testing technology of generated acoustic emission (AE) signals for wood is of great significance for the evaluation of internal damages of wood. To achieve more accurate and adaptive evaluat...

    Authors: Meilin Zhang, Qinghui Zhang, Junqiu Li, Jiale Xu and Jiawen Zheng
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:59
  13. The sol–gel method was used to prepare rattan-based silicon carbide (R–SiC) composite ceramics under different pyrolysis parameters through adjustment of the temperature and retention time of the one-step pyro...

    Authors: Shijie Li, Heshuai Cui, Qianli Ma, Xing’e Liu, Youhong Wang, Lili Shang and Yu Zheng
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:58
  14. Many researches have been conducted to investigate creep behavior of wood; however, the effects of structure on wood creep behavior remain unclear. Therefore, the effects of existence and distribution of early...

    Authors: Junfeng Hou, Yingqiu Jiang, Yeqiao Yin, Weigang Zhang, Haili Chen, Youming Yu and Zhihong Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:57
  15. The effects of heat treatment at various temperatures on mechanically separated bamboo fibers and parenchyma cells were examined in terms of color, microstructure, chemical composition, crystallinity, and ther...

    Authors: Jieyu Wu, Tuhua Zhong, Wenfu Zhang, Jiangjing Shi, Benhua Fei and Hong Chen
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:56
  16. The tung tree (Vernicia fordii) is a non-edible oil plant native to southern China and was introduced in Japan in the nineteenth century. The tree produces tung oil, which is composed of approximately 80% α-eleos...

    Authors: Toshisada Suzuki, Kazuki Sumimoto, Kazuhiro Fukada and Takeshi Katayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:55
  17. Wood plastic composites (WPCs) are low-cost biomass composite materials with good mechanical stability and good weather resistance that are mainly used in the areas with low stress levels. Aimed at improving t...

    Authors: Longlong Zhao, Fei Xi and Xiaorui Wang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:54
  18. Kraft lignin is a valuable aromatic renewable resource that is discharged in large quantities during the kraft pulping process. In this study, kraft lignin derivatives with improved solubility and thermal prop...

    Authors: Shiori Suzuki and Tadahisa Iwata
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:53
  19. The aim of this study is to identify the active compounds of the essential oil extracted from the Pinus densiflora (Sieb. et Zucc.) wood using the hydrodistillation method and evaluate their anti-inflammatory act...

    Authors: Jiyoon Yang, Won-Sil Choi, Eui-Bae Jeung, Ki-Joong Kim and Mi-Jin Park
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:52
  20. Heartwood colour is often an important factor in determining timber prices. However, the determinants of intraspecific variation in heartwood colour, which is useful information for sustainable wood marketing,...

    Authors: Kobayashi Makoto, Elizaveta Susloparova, Ikutaro Tsuyama, Takuya Shimase, Satoshi Nakaba, Naoki Takahashi and Toshiya Yoshida
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:49

    The Correction to to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:68

  21. Shear experiments on mortise and tenon joints with top and bottom notches in the beam end were conducted with the length of the tenon as a variable. In addition, material experiments were performed to investig...

    Authors: Shigefumi Okamoto, Makoto Nakatani, Nobuhiko Akiyama, Kei Tanaka and Takuro Mori
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:47
  22. We previously reported the species-specific annual ring formation characteristics of three conifers (slash pine (Pinus elliottii), hinoki (Japanese cypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa) and sugi (Japanese cedar, Cryptom...

    Authors: Yoshio Kijidani, Taku Tsuyama and Katsuhiko Takata
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:46
  23. The condensation reaction of lignin is believed to interfere with delignification in alkaline pulping processes, without any clear evidence, which has motivated us to quantitatively revisit it. This paper is t...

    Authors: Toshihiro Komatsu and Tomoya Yokoyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:45
  24. The conventional stake test is widely used to evaluate wood durability. The test monitors the deterioration level observed on stakes partially inserted into the ground. The test results are conventionally expr...

    Authors: Ikuo Momohara, Haruko Sakai, Hiroshi Kurisaki, Wakako Ohmura, Toshikazu Kakutani, Tokio Sekizawa and Yuji Imamura
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:44
  25. The sapwood and heartwood of plantation sugi wood (Cryptomeria japonica), and plantation hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) wood were flat-sawn into timbers, then kiln-dried to a MC level below 12%. These timbers were...

    Authors: Rongfeng Huang, Noboru Fujimoto, Hiroki Sakagami and Shanghuan Feng
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:43
  26. Wood-based panels are made by consolidating mats of resinous wooden raw materials under a hot-pressing process. This study investigates the effect of face-layer moisture content (MC) and face–core–face (FCF) r...

    Authors: Kazushige Murayama, Kensuke Kukita, Hikaru Kobori, Yoichi Kojima, Shigehiko Suzuki and Kohta Miyamoto
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:42
  27. The pretensioning force in bolted joints enhances the lateral strength of the connections, and causes the embedment of metal washers into wood. Despite the significance of embedment behavior in the design of b...

    Authors: Masaki Teranishi, Doppo Matsubara, Yoshiaki Wakashima, Hidemaru Shimizu and Akihisa Kitamori
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:41
  28. The static lateral load–slip behavior of a single-shear plywood-to-plywood single-staple connection (SPSC) was investigated experimentally. A mechanics-based approach was used to develop mechanical models for ...

    Authors: Wengang Hu and Jilei Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:40
  29. Snow damage is problematic when cultivating bamboo shoots, and “Uradome”, the practice of removing the tips of new shoots, is used as a preventative measure. Producers perform “Uradome” at empirical times, but...

    Authors: Yuka Furusawa and Tatsuya Ashitani
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:38

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:50

  30. This study examined the influence of moisture content (MC) on NO2 sorption ability of cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) wood using the specimens with different MCs. Four MC conditions were applied, namely 0%, 8.6%, 12...

    Authors: Miyuki Nakagawa, Shuichi Kawai, Kozo Kanayama and Kenji Umemura
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:37
  31. Bamboo has been widely used as a load-bearing material in construction; however, there are limited studies on the stability of slender original bamboo columns. Based on the experimental investigation of thirty...

    Authors: Yuhan Nie, Yang Wei, Linjie Huang, Ying Liu and Fenghui Dong
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:36
  32. We conducted our research with the aim of determining whether the “egumi” taste of moso-bamboo shoots differs depending on the production area and how the “egumi” taste of bamboo shoots from Yamagata Prefectur...

    Authors: Yuka Furusawa, Hitoshi Nakamura and Tatsuya Ashitani
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:35
  33. Three-point bending tests were performed on specimens of glued laminated timber with different specimen heights to failure to determine the relationship between specimen height and bending strength under tensi...

    Authors: Shigefumi Okamoto, Nobuhiko Akiyama, Noboru Nakamura, Kenji Aoki and Masahiro Inayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:33
  34. This article aims to investigate the contact characteristics of mortise and tenon (M&T) joints in the traditional timber structures. In particular, the normal embedded compressive contact between contact surfa...

    Authors: Qifang Xie, Baozhuang Zhang, Lipeng Zhang, Tiantian Guo and Yajie Wu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:31
  35. This study has quantified basic wood density and various types of wood shrinkage in relation to initial spacing (or initial planting density) and tree growth based on a 48-year-old black spruce (Picea mariana) sp...

    Authors: Shu Yin Zhang, Haiqing Ren and Zehui Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:30
  36. Monomeric C6-C2-type lignin model compounds with a p-hydroxyphenyl (H), guaiacyl (G), syringyl (S), or p-ethylphenyl (E) nucleus (1-phenylethanol derivatives) were individually oxidized by MnO2 at a pH of 1.5 and...

    Authors: Shirong Sun and Tomoya Yokoyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:29
  37. The paper proposes the use of microwave irradiation to lower the initial moisture content of wood chips. The study involved willow and fir chips fractionated by means of a sieve separator and unfractionated as...

    Authors: Monika Aniszewska, Krzysztof Słowiński, Ewa Tulska and Witold Zychowicz
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:28
  38. This study investigates the physiological responses and subjective perceptions of touching wood. In particular, it focuses on their respective relationships with the amount of heat transfer across the hand–mat...

    Authors: Yuko Tsunetsugu and Masaki Sugiyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:27
  39. Bamboo is now widely used in construction, papermaking, textile, furniture and other fields because of its renewable, fast-growing, high-strength, high-yield and easy processing. However, compared with wood, b...

    Authors: Xiaomeng Hao, Qiuyi Wang, Yihua Wang, Xin Han, Chenglong Yuan, Yu Cao, Zhichao Lou and Yanjun Li
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:26
  40. This study attempts to clarify thermodynamic quantification on interaction between poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) and wood-derived cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs) obtained by aqueous counter collision (ACC) method. Aq...

    Authors: Gento Ishikawa and Tetsuo Kondo
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:25
  41. Wood anatomical traits of xylem are the characteristics of tree rings at cellular and subcellular scales providing important insights on structural features and their linkage to the environment. Therefore, stu...

    Authors: Sudip Pandey
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:24

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