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  1. Binderless poplar/bismuth oxide wood alloy is prepared using the warm-press forming technology. The effect of the forming temperatures on color changes and mechanical properties of the poplar/bismuth oxide woo...

    Authors: Jin Yan, Liqiang Zhang, Xianjun Li, Qingding Wu and Jianan Liu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:25
  2. Wood properties (annual ring width, tracheid length, microfibril angle [MFA], basic density, and air-dry density) and mechanical properties (modulus of elasticity [MOE], modulus of rupture [MOR], bending work,...

    Authors: Yusuke Takahashi, Futoshi Ishiguri, Ikumi Nezu, Ryota Endo, Saki Kobayashi, Jun Tanabe, Michinari Matsushita, Jyunichi Ohshima and Shinso Yokota
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:24
  3. In the cultivation of bamboo shoots in snow-covered areas, uradome is known to prevent snow damage. Although tips can be obtained by uradome, these are currently considered unutilized. Like bamboo shoots, urad...

    Authors: Yuka Furusawa, Hisayoshi Kofujita and Tatsuya Ashitani
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:23
  4. The complex microwave permittivity—including anisotropy- of wood chips of softwood has been measured for different moisture contents in the band 0.75 to 2.5 GHz using an ultra-wide band radio transmission tech...

    Authors: D. Rönnow, P. Ottosson and D. Andersson
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:22
  5. The particleboard (PB) production is an extremely complex process, many operating parameters affecting panel quality. It is a big challenge to optimize the PB production parameters. The production parameters o...

    Authors: Beilong Zhang, Jun Hua, Liping Cai, Yunbo Gao and Yilin Li
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:21
  6. Timber densification is a process that has been around since the early 1900s and is predominantly used to enhance the structural properties of timber. The process of densification provides the timber with a gr...

    Authors: John Paul Cabral, Bidur Kafle, Mahbube Subhani, Johannes Reiner and Mahmud Ashraf
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:20
  7. The outer bark that includes sequent periderms is referred to as rhytidome. The defense and physiological functions of rhytidome are maintained by the continuous formation of sequent periderms. To understand t...

    Authors: Megumi Ohse, Rika Irohara, Etsushi Iizuka, Izumi Arakawa, Peter Kitin, Ryo Funada and Satoshi Nakaba
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:19
  8. As the sawmill industry is moving towards thinner bandsaws for higher yields, it is important to study the cutting force in more detail. The cutting force can be split into two zones. Zone I concerns the force...

    Authors: Vanessa Meulenberg, Mats Ekevad, Mikael Svensson and Olof Broman
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:18
  9. Wood dust produced in medium-density fiberboard (MDF) processing is a major occupational hazard in wood industry and may damage processing equipment. In many wood processing factories, dust collecting systems ...

    Authors: Yunqi Cui, Jian Yin, Yitong Cai, Huimin Wang, Nanfeng Zhu and Tao Ding
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:17
  10. After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, radiocesium, one of the main radioactive materials, has been accumulated inside konara oak trunks. Radiocesium has been thought to move radially throug...

    Authors: Katsushi Kuroda, Kenichi Yamane and Yuko Itoh
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:16
  11. Vibration characteristics of wood-based materials are essential parameters in considering the indoor environment of a building. This study investigates the effect of the physical properties of water-based adhe...

    Authors: Kaoru Fujishiro, Takuya Ito, Hiroko Sato, Ryosuke Masunari and Masaaki Yamada
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:15
  12. In this study, we developed a surface-activation technique for cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs) using mild-alkali and aqueous conditions. CNFs were initially processed using the aqueous counter collision (ACC) met...

    Authors: Shingo Yokota, Airi Nishimoto and Tetsuo Kondo
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:14
  13. Taiwania (Taiwania cryptomerioides) is a valuable raw material in the wood products industry in Taiwan. An empirical study of the physiological and psychological effects of smelling Taiwania contributes to an und...

    Authors: Chia-Pin Yu, Wei-Chieh Weng, Jittakon Ramanpong, Chih-Da Wu, Ming-Jer Tsai and John D. Spengler
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:12
  14. Precious cultural assets of East Asia are found worldwide and hold many important art-historical meanings, for example Buddhist statues. In this study, we conducted wood identification of Japanese and Chinese ...

    Authors: Suyako Tazuru, Mechtild Mertz, Takao Itoh and Junji Sugiyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:11
  15. The details of the lignocellulose deconstruction processes in the digestive systems of wood-feeding insects remain elusive. This study aimed to examine the biochemical conversion of lignocellulose in the diges...

    Authors: Ni Putu Ratna Ayu Krishanti, Yuki Tobimatsu, Takuji Miyamoto, Izumi Fujimoto, Titik Kartika, Toshiaki Umezawa, Toshimitsu Hata and Tsuyoshi Yoshimura
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:10
  16. This work focuses on the development of a model for the description of the tertiary creep phenomenon in wooden materials. We stared from an extended standard solid body model capable of best describing primary...

    Authors: Thierry Fothe, Ulrich Gael Azeufack, Bienvenu Kenmeugne and Médard Fogue
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:8
  17. An Fe3+-impregnation method was improved to disperse Fe3+ in wood powder more homogeneously, and the wood powder was carbonized at various temperatures. The obtained iron-loaded charcoal samples were analyzed usi...

    Authors: Takayuki Yamagishi, Shigeru Yamauchi, Sakae Shibutani, Hikaru Suzuki, Tsutomu Takayama and Yoichi Sakai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:7
  18. When a glued laminated timber (GLT) beam with a round hole is subjected to a shear force and bending moment, the hole will crack and fail due to a large tensile stress perpendicular to the grain and shear stre...

    Authors: Shigefumi Okamoto, Nobuhiko Akiyama, Yasuhiro Araki, Kenji Aoki and Masahiro Inayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:6
  19. The final goal of this study is to establish a classification method of cellulose nanofibril (CNF)/plastic composites such as their CNF amount, CNF types, and resin types, which are expected to progress the co...

    Authors: Kazushige Murayama, Hikaru Kobori, Yoichi Kojima, Kenji Aoki and Shigehiko Suzuki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:5
  20. The paper presents research focused on behaviour of cement-bonded particleboards with modified composition during sudden changes of temperature and humidity. Four types of boards were made—one control and thre...

    Authors: Tomas Melichar, Jiri Bydzovsky, Jiri Brozovsky and Miroslav Vacula
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:3
  21. This study investigated changes in the sound absorption coefficients of three anatomical sections of cubed spruce (Picea sitchensis), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and larch (Larix kaempferi) after microwa...

    Authors: Eun-Suk Jang and Chun-Won Kang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:2
  22. The hall-style timber frame built in the Song and Yuan dynasties (960–1368 AD) is one of the most important structural prototypes of the traditional timber architecture in East Asia. The current research, thro...

    Authors: Yijie Lin, Qing Chun, Chengwen Zhang, Yidan Han and Hui Fu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:1
  23. The paper presents research into the changes of properties in cement-bonded particleboards caused by moisture saturation over the course of 504 h. Three particleboard variants were tested, all at the age of 18...

    Authors: Tomas Melichar, Lenka Meszarosova, Jiri Bydzovsky, Matej Ledl and Silvestr Vasas
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:75
  24. Cellulose nanofibers (CNFs) have many potentials as filler to improve the properties of the other materials. We have developed the novel paints containing CNFs, and which controlled the discoloration of wood p...

    Authors: Tomoko Shimokawa, Yukako Hishikawa, Eiji Togawa, Hajime Shibuya, Masahiko Kobayashi, Atsuko Ishikawa, Xin He, Hironari Ohki and Kengo Magara
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:74
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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