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  1. Glycol lignin possessing thermoplastic and fusible properties can be a biorefinery platform material; however, glycol lignin is obtained as very small particles in suspension and the low dewatering efficiency ...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Matsushita, Hiroki Endo, Shiho Takahashi, Dan Aoki, Kazuhiko Fukushima and Tatsuhiko Yamada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1749

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  2. Raffia palm fibers are potential reinforcement materials for making cost-effective polymer-based composite. This paper presents the results obtained from a study of physical, chemical, thermal and mechanical p...

    Authors: Opeoluwa Fadele, Ikechukwuka N. A. Oguocha, Akindele Odeshi, Majid Soleimani and Chithra Karunakaran

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1748

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  3. The pyrogenic conversion of lignin to a phenolic tar can be significantly enhanced by combining dry distillation with simultaneous electron-beam treatment of lignin. The tar produced by the combined method con...

    Authors: Igor N. Gorbarev, Alexander I. Kasterin, Polina K. Metreveli and Alexander V. Ponomarev

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1746

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  4. A new approach was developed to predict the compressive resistance of cross-laminated timber (CLT) using the compressive strength of small samples of different grade lamina from E12 and E8 larch, and E10 and E...

    Authors: Sung-Jun Pang and Gi Young Jeong

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1741

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  5. Two common wood flooring materials, taun (Pometia spp.) and cumaru (Dipteryx odorata), were used as investigated objects and comparison was made between the two wood species for their density, microstructure, mic...

    Authors: Yurong Wang, Minglei Su, Haiyan Sun and Haiqing Ren

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1743

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  6. We investigated the potential of white-rot fungi for bioremediation of aqueous environments contaminated with diuron (3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea). First, diuron degradation activities of several w...

    Authors: Toshio Mori, Shiho Sudo, Hirokazu Kawagishi and Hirofumi Hirai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1740

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  7. The reaction products of an alkaline treatment of non-phenolic β-O-4-type lignin model compounds (C6–C2-type) consisting of p-hydroxyphenyl (H), guaiacyl (G), and/or syringyl (S) nuclei were identified and quanti...

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

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1739

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  8. Bamboo-derived activated carbon prepared by superheated steam (BAC) exhibited performance for utilization as an electric double layer capacitor (EDLC) electrode. Pore structure and EDLC performances were inves...

    Authors: Keisuke Kikuchi, Rie Yamashita, Satoshi Sakuragawa, Keigo Hasumi, Yasuhiro Mukai, Hiroya Kobayakawa, Shojiro Wakabayashi and Yukie Saito

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1736

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  9. Loading tests were conducted on nailed connections with decay due to a brown rot fungus. The effect of the decay on the lateral strength of nailed connections was investigated. After loading tests, the sound a...

    Authors: Kei Sawata and Yoshihisa Sasaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1734

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  10. The transport of monolignols from the cytosol to the cell wall is essential for lignin synthesis. The ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters may be involved in the transport of lignin precursors. ABC transpor...

    Authors: Manami Takeuchi, Atsushi Watanabe, Miho Tamura and Yuji Tsutsumi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1733

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  11. Epidermal peeling treatment (EPT) and steam-heating treatment (SHT) are two popular pretreatments for bamboo processing. This study examined the effects of EPT and SHT on strength properties, profile density d...

    Authors: Min Jay Chung and Sheng Yang Wang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1731

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  12. The scrimber is composed of the special elementary unit called fibrosis veneers. Study on chemical constituent changes of fibrosis veneers during heat treatment is helpful to expand the application areas of sc...

    Authors: Yanan Wei, Yuxiang Huang, Yanglun Yu, Ruiqing Gao and Wenji Yu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1732

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  13. Until now we developed an estimation method for strength distributions of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) element by nonlinear least-squares method (NLM). Estimated strengths by this method were modulus of elast...

    Authors: Makoto Koseki, Noboru Nakamura and Shinichiro Naoi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1729

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  14. This study is focused on what factor mainly affects the mechanical properties of each wood species in the lateral direction. At first, the influence of the density which is closely related to mechanical proper...

    Authors: Yuka Miyoshi, Keisuke Kojiro and Yuzo Furuta

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1730

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  15. A digital image correlation (DIC) method was utilized to measure strain distributed within approximately 0.5 mm of the cutting edge during slow-speed orthogonal cutting of air-dried hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa),...

    Authors: Yosuke Matsuda, Yuko Fujiwara and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1724

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  16. The article, Extractives of Quercus crispula sapwood infected by the pathogenic fungi Raffaelea quercivora I: comparison of sapwood extractives from noninfected and infected samples, written by Kayoko Imai, Tohru...

    Authors: Kayoko Imai, Tohru Mitsunaga, Hiroyuki Takemoto, Toshihiro Yamada, Shin-ichiro Ito and Hideo Ohashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1722

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2009 55:1005

  17. Growth enhancement of white rot fungus Phlebia brevispora TN3F by two bacterial strains TN3W-8 and TN3W-14 which showed high identity with genus Pseudomonas and Enterobacter, respectively, was investigated in liq...

    Authors: Joy L. Harry-asobara and Ichiro Kamei

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1723

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  18. In this article, the conservation of seven archeological waterlogged woods (WW) with polyethylene glycol (PEG) 4000, trehalose, and feather keratin was investigated. The results showed that the dimensional sta...

    Authors: Thanh Duc Nguyen, Yohsei Kohdzuma, Rie Endo and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1719

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  19. Thermal modification of wood is an environment-friendly alternative method for improving several properties of wood without the use of chemicals. This paper deals with the examination of color and chemical cha...

    Authors: Adam Sikora, František Kačík, Milan Gaff, Veronika Vondrová, Tatiana Bubeníková and Ivan Kubovský

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1721

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  20. Urea formaldehyde (UF) resins are important for wood industry due to their attractive properties at reasonable price. Particulate fillers added to UF are of interest with regard to improving the functionality ...

    Authors: Stefan Pinkl, Hendrikus W. G. van Herwijnen, Stefan Veigel, Wolfgang Gindl-Altmutter and Martin Riegler

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1717

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  21. Here, we evaluated the application of near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy for estimating the degradation level of archeological wood samples from the Tohyamago area, the dendrochronological ages of which were als...

    Authors: Tetsuya Inagaki, Hitoshi Yonenobu, Yuuki Asanuma and Satoru Tsuchikawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1718

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  22. Experiments were done to investigate in situ colonization of pine wood blocks by marine wood borers at the mouth of a small mountain river in the foothills of the Eastern Pyrenees. Standardized blocks were rec...

    Authors: François Charles, Jennifer Coston-Guarini, Jean-Marc Guarini and François Lantoine

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1716

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  23. We examined which isomer, the erythro or threo, of a non-phenolic β-O-4-type lignin model compound is stereo-preferentially oxidized in hypochlorite, chlorite, manganese dioxide, or permanganate systems. No clear...

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

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1714

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  24. The aim of this study is to examine the wettability and thermal properties of individual bamboo fibers after alkali treatment. The individual bamboo fibers were treated by sodium hydroxide (NaOH) solution with...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Wenfu Zhang, Xuehua Wang, Hankun Wang, Yan Wu, Tuhua Zhong and Benhua Fei

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1713

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  25. Fine wood powders have advantages over traditional coarse wood particles for various emerging applications. However, an efficient system to produce fine wood powders has not been well established. We investiga...

    Authors: Jinwu Wang, Johnway Gao, Kristin L. Brandt and Michael P. Wolcott

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1712

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  26. Small diameter logs from juvenile trees are heavily produced during the management of artificial forests around the world. As a kind of plentiful and inexpensive natural resource, the potential was not fully e...

    Authors: Guofang Wu, Enchun Zhu, Yong Zhong, Yingchun Gong and Haiqing Ren

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1689

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  27. Heterotrophic components of biofilms on wood artefacts were studied at the Conservation Laboratory for Wood Artefacts of the University Suor Orsola Benincasa of Naples, Italy. The aim of the study was to add n...

    Authors: Paola Cennamo, Maria Rosaria Barone Lumaga, Claudia Ciniglia, Ottavio Soppelsa and Aldo Moretti

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1705

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  28. The article Nondestructive evaluation of egg-to-adult development and feeding behavior of the bamboo powderpost beetle Dinoderus minutus using X-ray computed tomography, written by Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshiyuki Y...

    Authors: Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshiyuki Yanase and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1707

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1642

  29. The natural resistance of Erythrophleum fordii Oliver wood to degradation by Phanerochaete sordida and Phanerochaete chrysosporium white-rot fungi was investigated. In this study, Fagus crenata Blume (Japanese be...

    Authors: Thanh Duc Nguyen, Hiroshi Nishimura, Tomoya Imai, Takashi Watanabe, Yohsei Kohdzuma and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1704

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  30. In this study, hot air heat treatments of larch (Larix kaempferi) wood specimens were conducted at various temperatures (160–220 °C) and times (1–12 h) to classify the degree of hot air heat treatment using near-...

    Authors: Sang-Yun Yang, Yeonjung Han, Yoon-Seong Chang, Jun-Ho Park, Yonggun Park, Hyunwoo Chung and Hwanmyeong Yeo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1706

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  31. This paper presents the effects of particle size and mixing ratio on the properties including physical, mechanical, and decay resistance of wood plastic composites (WPCs). In addition, it also presents the eff...

    Authors: Khandkar- Siddikur Rahman, Md Nazrul Islam, Sourav Bagchi Ratul, Nabila Hasan Dana, Saleh Md. Musa and Md. Obaidullah Hannan

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1702

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  32. Lignin containing substantial aromatic rings and high content of carbon has been employed as carbonizing agent to investigate the flame retardancy in the lignin/ammonium polyphosphate (APP) intumescent flame r...

    Authors: Weimiao Lu, Qian Li, Yan Zhang, Hongwei Yu, Shigeo Hirose, Hyoe Hatakeyama, Yuji Matsumoto and Zhenfu Jin

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1701

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  33. Wetlaid/spunlace(wetlace) nonwovens with sufficient wet strength in use and disintegration under flow field can be widely used in dispersible moist wipes. To achieve superior properties, wood pulp/Lyocell wetl...

    Authors: Yinjiang Zhang and Xiangyu Jin

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1699

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  34. In this article, the conservation of archaeological waterlogged wood (WW) of Afzelia sp. (medium degraded: Umax = 385%) was impregnated in vacuum with an aqueous solution of acrylic acid (AA), sodium acrylate mon...

    Authors: Thanh Duc Nguyen, Keita Sakakibara, Tomoya Imai, Yoshinobu Tsujii, Yohsei Kohdzuma and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1696

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  35. This study examined the temperature distribution during rotation welding process using birch (Betula spp.) wood dowel and Chinese larch (Larix gmelinii) substrates. Wood dowels were divided into two categories in...

    Authors: Jirong Zhang, Ying Gao, Jianan Zhang and Xudong Zhu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1693

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