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  1. After online publication of the paper, some errors were found in the abstract, The following changes should be made in the original publication of the paper.

    Authors: Min jay Chung and Sheng Yang Wang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1666

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1647

  2. This study aimed at developing a thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) processing to compress poplar wood and investigating the effects of high temperature, moisture, and pressure during the THM processing on the chan...

    Authors: Minzhen Bao, Xianai Huang, Mingliang Jiang, Wenji Yu and Yanglun Yu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1661

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  3. This study empirically examines the relationship between clamp force and pull-out strength in lag screw joints of timber members, using data obtained in tightening tests and pull-out tests. Maximum clamp force...

    Authors: Doppo Matsubara, Yoshiaki Wakashima, Yasushi Fujisawa, Hidemaru Shimizu, Akihisa Kitamori and Koichiro Ishikawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1660

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  4. Many streets in Europe and the US are lined with horse chestnut trees. However, its fruit is inedible and poorly utilized. Therefore, its effective utilization has been a big issue. For recycling of horse ches...

    Authors: Tetsuya Takahashi, Yoko Tsurunaga, Werner F. Schmidt and Katsumi Yoshino

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1649

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  5. Epidermal peeling (EPT) and steam-heating (SHT) treatments are two widely processing methods in bamboo industry. Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens Mazel) and makino bamboo (Phyllostachys makinoi Hayata) are im...

    Authors: Min jay Chung and Sheng Yang Wang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1647

    Content type: Original article

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1666

  6. This study examined the influence of welded depth and CuCl2 pretreated dowels on wood dowel welding. In untreated group without pretreatment (group A), test results indicated that welded depth 40 mm exhibited hig...

    Authors: Xudong Zhu, Songlin Yi, Ying Gao, Jirong Zhang, Chun Ni and Xiangya Luo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1644

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  7. Changes in surface property and mechanical properties in commercial particleboards and medium density fiberboards subjected to repetitive relative humidity treatment (i.e., aging treatment) were investigated. ...

    Authors: Sahriyanti Saad, Hikaru Kobori, Yoichi Kojima and Shigehiko Suzuki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1640

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  8. Modal testing based on the theory of transverse vibration of orthotropic plate has shown great potentials in measuring elastic constants of panel products. Boundary condition (BC) and corresponding calculation...

    Authors: Jianhui Zhou, Ying Hei Chui, Meng Gong and Lin Hu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1645

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  9. The life history and feeding biology of the bamboo powderpost beetle Dinoderus minutus remain poorly understood because the beetles’ oviposition, development, and feeding take place inside bamboo culms. In this s...

    Authors: Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshiyuki Yanase and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1642

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1707

  10. The Chinese furniture industry is important in the development of not only the furniture industry but also the social economy. From the point of view of the current state of the furniture industry in China, th...

    Authors: Xian-qing Xiong, Wei-juan Guo, Lu Fang, Min Zhang, Zhi-hui Wu, Rong Lu and Tetsuo Miyakoshi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1643

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  11. Tree growth stress, resulted from the combined effects of dead weight increase and cell wall maturation in the growing trees, fulfills biomechanical functions by enhancing the strength of growing stems and by ...

    Authors: Joseph Gril, Delphine Jullien, Sandrine Bardet and Hiroyuki Yamamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1639

    Content type: Review article

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  12. We investigated the physiological responses of a lower termite, Coptotermes formosanus, fed on various lignocelluloses and purified lignins (milled-wood lignins, MWLs) from Japanese cedar (softwood), Japanese bee...

    Authors: Didi Tarmadi, Tsuyoshi Yoshimura, Yuki Tobimatsu, Masaomi Yamamura, Takuji Miyamoto, Yasuyuki Miyagawa and Toshiaki Umezawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1638

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  13. Recently, Acacia crassicarpa has been planted in peatland areas with acidic soil in Indonesia for use in pulp and paper materials. Its bark is not suitable to produce bleached pulp; hence, it is discarded as wast...

    Authors: Maya Ismayati, Akiko Nakagawa-izumi and Hiroshi Ohi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1633

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  14. The present study aims to reveal the antibacterial potential of the wild mushrooms of Nepal. Despite the recognition of the medicinal potential of the natural resources in this country, a systematic study on t...

    Authors: Sonam Tamrakar, Marina Nishida, Yhiya Amen, Hai Bang Tran, Hiroto Suhara, Katsuya Fukami, Gopal Prasad Parajuli and Kuniyoshi Shimizu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1636

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  15. This study investigates the dimensional stability and mechanical properties of plywood boards made of thermally modified and unmodified beech veneers that have undergone plasma pre-treatment before melamine re...

    Authors: Richard Wascher, Christian Kühn, Georg Avramidis, Sascha Bicke, Holger Militz, Gisela Ohms and Wolfgang Viöl

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1632

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  16. The paper focuses on timber constructions. It analyses two-shaft columns spaced by gussets made of timber, plywood, particleboard or fibreboard. Based on the theory authored by Timoshenko and Gere, some formul...

    Authors: Krzysztof Śliwka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1608

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  17. The diversity and community structures of wood-inhabiting fungi in 16 decayed wood samples from ten wooden houses in Japan were analyzed using a next-generation sequencing (NGS) to determine the fungi responsi...

    Authors: Sakae Horisawa, Makoto Yoshida, Kiwamu Umezawa, Tomoko Wada, Hisashi Abe, Shuichi Doi, Masahiro Samejima and Ikuo Momohara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1630

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  18. To clarify if eye fatigue is lessened when looking at wood, we carried out objective examinations using a near-point ruler and also performed sensory evaluations. Visual contact target materials were a white p...

    Authors: Seiji Hirata, Hiroshi Toyoda and Masamitsu Ohta

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1629

    Content type: Note

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  19. To investigate the possibility of decontaminating 137Cs-contaminated Cryptomeria japonica wood, kraft pulping was conducted and the Cs behavior in the reaction process was examined. 133Cs-treated or 137Cs-contami...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Yasuyuki Matsushita, Dan Aoki, Kazuhiko Fukushima, Rie Tomioka, Kazuya Iizuka and Chisato Takenaka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1628

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  20. The role of phytohormones in tracheid formation remains unclear in conifers. In this study, to obtain information on the role of auxin (IAA) and gibberellin A4 (GA4), we examined seasonal variation in the amou...

    Authors: Yoshio Kijidani, Takahiro Nagai, Tomohiko Suwashita and Taku Tsuyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1626

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  21. Tripitaka Koreana is a collection of over 80,000 Buddhist texts carved on wooden blocks. In this study, we investigated whether six hardwood species used as blocks could be recognized by image recognition. An ...

    Authors: Kayoko Kobayashi, Sung-Wook Hwang, Won-Hee Lee and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1625

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  22. The effects of climate change on the reduction of internal bond strength (IB) of particleboard subjected to various climatic conditions in Japan were predicted. The temperature increased throughout Japan with ...

    Authors: Hideaki Korai, Katsuhiro Nakao, Tetsuya Matsui, Ken Watanabe and Yasushi Ishigooka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1622

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  23. The effect of moisture content on the stress wave propagation velocity was investigated in order to estimate the Young’s modulus of full-scale timbers in an air-drying state using the measurement of stress wav...

    Authors: Mariko Yamasaki, Chika Tsuzuki, Yasutoshi Sasaki and Yuji Onishi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1624

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  24. The objective of this study is to clarify the relationships between tree sizes and the anatomical, chemical, and physical characteristics of reaction wood. Naturally inclined stems or branches in 23 Japanese a...

    Authors: Haruna Aiso, Futoshi Ishiguri, Tatsuya Toyoizumi, Yuya Takashima, Mineaki Aizawa and Shinso Yokota

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1623

    Content type: Note

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  25. The use of multifunctional wood for decorative purpose has grown increasingly popular in recent years. In this study, fast-growing poplar wood was treated with dye (0.5%) and flame retardant (0, 10, 20, and 30...

    Authors: Xiaoqian Wang, Fang Wang, Zhiming Yu, Yang Zhang, Chusheng Qi and Lanxing Du

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1621

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  26. Wettability of medium density fiberboard (MDF) surface affects paint or adhesive application and is, thus, of importance in the course of furniture manufacturing. This study investigated the effects of wood sp...

    Authors: Nadir Ayrilmis, Jan Thore Benthien and Martin Ohlmeyer

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1620

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  27. In order to understand the kraft pulp decolouring mechanism on using a nonionic detergent, the pulp washing process and the resulting pulp handsheets were investigated by examining the brightness, kappa number...

    Authors: Katsuhiro Tokugawa, Dan Aoki, Ryutaro Asai, Yasuyuki Matsushita, Masao Ishiguro, Yasufumi Noda and Kazuhiko Fukushima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1618

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  28. This study examined the mechanics and pyrolysis analyses of rotation welding with treated dowels. Test results indicated that welding specimens with dowels immersed in CuCl2 solution exhibited higher pullout resi...

    Authors: Xudong Zhu, Ying Gao, Songlin Yi, Chun Ni, Jirong Zhang and Xiangya Luo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1617

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  29. Aging is the irreversible change of mechanical, physical, and chemical properties of materials; the main objective of this work was to study the photochemical degradation and structural changes of three major ...

    Authors: Yasmina Ouadou, Djamel Aliouche, Marie-France Thevenon and Mohamed Djillali

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1615

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  30. When a dimeric non-phenolic β-O-4-type lignin model compound, 2-(2-methoxyphenoxy)-1-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)propane-1,3-diol (veratrylglycerol-β-guaiacyl ether (VG)), was treated under alkaline oxygen or hydrogen p...

    Authors: Pattaraporn Posoknistakul, Takuya Akiyama, Tomoya Yokoyama and Yuji Matsumoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1609

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  31. Levoglucosan, the major intermediate in cellulose pyrolysis, is stable up to around 500 °C in the gas phase. To study whether this stability is a characteristic property of levoglucosan, the gas-phase reactivi...

    Authors: Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto and Shiro Saka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1616

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  32. The effect of the crosser’s position used for piled lumber on longitudinal vibration was investigated. As a model case, specimens with and without a concentrated mass were compressed in their thickness directi...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Kubojima, Satomi Sonoda and Hideo Kato

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1610

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  33. As a follow-up report, the pre-treatment by compression for wood drying was systematically studied in terms of the reduction of moisture content (MC), the recovery rate (RR), and mechanical properties of wood ...

    Authors: Youke Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1612

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  34. This study has focused on solute diffusing into cell walls in solution-impregnated wood under conditioning, process of evaporating solvent. The purpose of this paper was to clarify the RH- (relative humidity-)...

    Authors: Soichi Tanaka, Masako Seki, Tsunehisa Miki, Kenji Umemura and Kozo Kanayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1613

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  35. The aim of this study was to evaluate the chemical composition and the dynamic water vapour sorption properties of Eucalyptus pellita wood thermally modified in vacuum. For this purpose, wood samples were thermal...

    Authors: Bailing Sun, Zhe Wang and Junliang Liu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1601

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  36. Cesium adsorption by commercial charcoals was examined to elucidate the mechanisms for capturing cesium ions in aqueous solution. Changes in the adsorption ability of charcoals due to water extraction (water w...

    Authors: Shigeru Yamauchi, Takayuki Yamagishi, Kazuko Kirikoshi and Mitsuyoshi Yatagai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1604

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  37. A wood-plastic combination (WPC) was created via in situ polymerization of the l-lactide monomer (3S)-cis-3,6-dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione. Commercial poplar boards (Liriodendron tulipifera) were impregnated wi...

    Authors: Shan He, Yichen Guo, Tehila Stone, Noah Davis, Dongwhan Kim, Taejin Kim and Miriam Rafailovich

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1603

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