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  1. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Lignin, an aromatic constituent of woody biomass, is a potential renewable aromatic feedstock for a sustainable future carbon economy. Pyrolysis-based technologies, such as fast pyrolysis and gasification, are...

    Authors: Haruo Kawamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1606

    Content type: Review article

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  20. Development of environmentally friendly particleboard made from sweet sorghum bagasse and citric acid has recently attracted attention. In this study, we investigated the effects of pressing temperature and ti...

    Authors: Sukma Surya Kusumah, Kenji Umemura, Ikhsan Guswenrivo, Tsuyoshi Yoshimura and Kozo Kanayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2017 63:1605

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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Non-woody biomass species have high-energy potentials, which could be used for bioenergy production. Invasive species are species spreading into areas, where they are not native, consequently causing environme...

    Authors: Ibrahim M. Aref, Mohamed Z. Salem, Nader D. Shetta, Thobayet S. Alshahrani and Ramadan A. Nasser

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1599

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  24. It is empirically known that wood can cause a comfort enhancement effect in humans. On the other hand, not enough scientific knowledge based on evidence-based research is available on this subject. However, da...

    Authors: Harumi Ikei, Chorong Song and Yoshifumi Miyazaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1597

    Content type: Review article

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  25. Rattan-based silicon carbide (R-SiC) ceramics, R-SiCSiO2 and R-SiCSi, were successfully prepared from silica (SiO2) sol and silicon (Si) powder, respectively. The rattan powder was impregnated, respectively, with...

    Authors: Heshuai Cui, Yu Zheng, Jianfeng Ma, Shumin Yang, Genlin Tian, Lili Shang and Xing’e Liu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1594

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  26. As an important material of making instrument resonant component, paulownia has a significant influence on instrument acoustic quality. Using the method of support vector machine (SVM), an evaluation model for...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Yixing Liu, Zhenbo Liu and Sheldon Q. Shi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1598

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  27. The objective of this study was to obtain design value, which was calculated according to the limit states design method, for the utilization of Chinese fir in the building structure field as a green building ...

    Authors: Yingchun Gong, Guofang Wu, Xiuqin Luo, Zhaohui Wang, Jinghui Jiang and Haiqing Ren

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1592

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  28. Conventional chemical wood preservatives have been banned or restricted in some applications due to human and animal toxicity and their adverse impact on the surrounding environment. New, low-environmental-imp...

    Authors: Sheikh Ali Ahmed, Tom Morén, Margot Sehlstedt-Persson and Åsa Blom

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1595

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  29. A cross-laminated timber (CLT) wall plays the role of resisting shear stress induced by lateral forces as well as vertical load. Due to the press size, CLT panels have a limitation in size. To minimize the ini...

    Authors: Jung-Kwon Oh, Jung-Pyo Hong, Chul-Ki Kim, Sung-Jun Pang, Sang-Joon Lee and Jun-Jae Lee

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1591

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  30. The effects of chemical treatments (H2O2 + CH3COOH, acidified NaClO2, and NaOH) and freeze-drying on bamboo fibers were studied at a submicron level, to characterize chemical and mechanical changes to the seconda...

    Authors: Xi Yang, Lili Shang, Xing’e Liu, Shumin Yang and Genlin Tian

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1590

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  31. To improve interfacial adhesion between wood veneer and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) film, wood veneer was thermally modified in an oven or chemically modified by vinyltrimethoxysilane. The wood veneers we...

    Authors: Lu Fang, Xianqing Xiong, Xuehua Wang, Hong Chen and Xianfeng Mo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1589

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  32. Tree adaptation to environment has been extensively studied. However, little is known about the variations in structure and chemical composition of lignocellulosic biomass (LB) in relation to altitudinal gradi...

    Authors: Ricardo Musule, Enrique Alarcón-Gutiérrez, Eric P. Houbron, Guadalupe M. Bárcenas-Pazos, M. del Rosario Pineda-López, Zaira Domínguez and Lázaro R. Sánchez-Velásquez

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1585

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  33. Four strains of the termite mushroom Termitomyces eurrhizus collected in Japan were surveyed for their wood decaying properties in three softwood and two hardwood species, in comparison with the white-rot fungus

    Authors: Kazuko Ono, Toshimitsu Hata, Tsuyoshi Yoshimura and Kazuhiko Kinjo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 63:1588

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  34. This paper presents a probabilistic method of evaluating the final moisture content (MC) of lumber obtained at the end of the kiln-drying process. The final MC data of three different drying tests conducted in...

    Authors: Ken Watanabe, Tomoyuki Hayashi and Isao Kobayashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1587

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  35. In this work, a novel polymeric fluorescent brightener agent based on 4,4′-diamino-stilbene-2,2′-disulfonic acid-triazine structure has been synthesized by radical polymerization. The structure of 4,4′-diamino...

    Authors: Guanghua Zhang, Hua Zheng, Mingyuan Guo, Lun Du, Guojun Liu and Jing Liu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1580

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  36. Wood-based materials are fabricated with adhesives composed of various materials derived from fossil fuels. It is difficult to identify replacements for these chemical adhesives. This study explored nanofiber ...

    Authors: Yoichi Kojima, Ayaka Kawabata, Hikaru Kobori, Shigehiko Suzuki, Hirokazu Ito, Rie Makise and Masaki Okamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1582

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  37. As a construction material, the phenomenon of creep is critical to bamboo structural design. The present work investigates variation of flexural creep behavior of bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens) in its radial di...

    Authors: Xinxin Ma, Xianmiao Liu, Zehui Jiang, Benhua Fei and Ge Wang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1579

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  38. To remove group 1 and 2 metal ions from Japanese oak (Quercus serrata Thunb. and/or Quercus crispula Blume) charcoal (OC), a water-extraction treatment was employed. The treatment was repeated 1, 4, 8, or 12 time...

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

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1578

    Content type: Note

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1586

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