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  1. In the present study, we identify similar Pinus species that have been used as building materials for traditional architecture in Korea. Discriminant models were designed to identify wood species of Pinus densifl...

    Authors: Sung-Wook Hwang, Yoshiki Horikawa, Won-Hee Lee and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1540

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  2. This study focused on solute diffusing into cell walls in solution-impregnated wood during conditioning, process of moderate drying of solvent. To clarify the effect of solution concentration on the diffusion ...

    Authors: Soichi Tanaka, Masako Seki, Tsunehisa Miki, Ichinori Shigematsu and Kozo Kanayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1539

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  3. The traditional Mäule color reaction was improved by use of tris(hydroxymethyl) aminomethane-hydrochloride acid (Tris–HCl) buffer coupled with a fluorescence microscope. The purple-red color of Mäule-treated h...

    Authors: Daichi Yamashita, Satoshi Kimura, Masahisa Wada and Keiji Takabe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1536

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  4. The paper is concerned with timber constructions. The paper presents a solution of a rod deflection differential equation. The rod deflection equation describes a compressed rod to which a transverse force is ...

    Authors: Krzysztof Śliwka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1517

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  5. To elucidate the electroelastic field in bodies with D symmetry such as wooden materials, we constructed a general solution technique for electroelastic problems in such bodies in a cylindrical coordinate syste...

    Authors: Masayuki Ishihara, Yoshihiro Ootao and Yoshitaka Kameo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1524

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  6. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has recently emerged as a new wood product that utilizes a large quantity of domestic lumber. This study aims to analyze the effects of width and lay-ups on the tensile strength of...

    Authors: Hirofumi Ido, Hirofumi Nagao, Masaki Harada, Hideo Kato, Junko Ogiso and Atsushi Miyatake

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1527

    Content type: Note

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  7. Greenhouse gas (GHG: specifically CO2, CH4, and N2O) emissions over the life cycles of type no. 1 and no. 3 wooden guardrails widely used in Nagano Prefecture were evaluated. A comparison with steel (guardrail an...

    Authors: Ryu Noda, Chihiro Kayo, Masato Yamanouchi and Naoaki Shibata

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1530

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  8. In this study, highly oriented all-cellulose composite films were successfully prepared by mechanical drawing of water-swollen cellulose nanofibril/regenerated cellulose composite film, and their mechanical pr...

    Authors: Shuji Fujisawa, Eiji Togawa and Noriko Hayashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1533

    Content type: Original article

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  9. The economic benefits of the paper industry made it one of the most important industrial sectors in the world. This review will focus on the recent development of nanotechnology, in the context of additives us...

    Authors: Nurhidayatullaili Muhd Julkapli and Samira Bagheri

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1532

    Content type: Review article

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  10. Hygroscopic materials hold the potential to reduce ventilation loads in a building by damping the peak fluctuations of the indoor relative humidity. Of particular interest is the moisture buffer capacity of wo...

    Authors: Dimitrios Kraniotis, Kristine Nore, Christoph Brückner and Anders Q. Nyrud

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1528

    Content type: Note

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  11. Owing to an unfortunate oversight on the part of Publisher, Figs. 3 and 5 were published with errors in the initial publication of the article. The corrected Figs. 3 and 5 are published with this erratum.

    Authors: Noboru Sekino

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1529

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1523

  12. This study aimed to investigate the production of dissolving pulp (DP) from empty fruit bunch (EFB) of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) as a non-wood material using a combination of prehydrolysis, soda-anthraquinone ...

    Authors: Harsono Harsono, Agusta Samodra Putra, Roni Maryana, Andri Taufick Rizaluddin, Yin Ying H’ng, Akiko Nakagawa-izumi and Hiroshi Ohi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1526

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  13. In order to apply acoustic emission (AE) monitoring to the non-destructive and continuous analysis of the feeding biology of the bamboo powder-post beetle Dinoderus minutus inside bamboo culms, it is essential to...

    Authors: Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshiyuki Yanase and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1525

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  14. Thermal conductivities (k-values) of cellulose fiber (CF) and wood shavings (WS) mats were measured, and the density dependence of k-values in the ranges 28–60 and 60–100 kg/m3 for CF mats and WS mats, respective...

    Authors: Noboru Sekino

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1523

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1529

  15. The endogenous soluble sugars and starch are the main carbohydrates accumulated in bamboo culms and the seasonal changes of their contents are also related to the bamboo phenology. In this study, it is observe...

    Authors: Shuguang Wang, Yulong Ding, Shuyan Lin, Xing Ji and Hui Zhan

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1521

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  16. The purpose of this study was to investigate the standard values of living, undamaged iron-wood (Casuarina equisetifolia) trees by different nondestructive techniques. This study also detects the transversal stre...

    Authors: Cheng-Jung Lin, Yue-Hsing Huang, Gwo-Shyong Huang and Meng-Ling Wu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1520

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  17. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of specimen size on the mechanical properties of bamboo. Single bamboo fibers and bamboo fiber bundles obtained from both chemical retting and mechanic...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Haitao Cheng, Ge Wang, Zixuan Yu and Sheldon Qiang Shi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1511

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1537

  18. The aim of this paper was to study effect of transparent and pigmented vegetable oils on the colour stability of selected tropical woods during their natural and artificial weathering. The surfaces of four tro...

    Authors: Miloš Pánek and Ladislav Reinprecht

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1519

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  19. Cellulose aerogel is a kind of ultra-light solid material which resulting from natural cellulose materials, and its performance is highly related to its structure. In this study, we prepared cellulose aerogels...

    Authors: Xuexia Zhang, Yan Yu, Zehui Jiang and Hankun Wang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1514

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  20. The dependence of the elastic modulus and the longitudinal contraction on the NaOH fractional concentration [NaOH], which differs from each other, was discussed based on a quantitative model analysis using the...

    Authors: Takashi Tanimoto and Takato Nakano

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1518

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  21. In order to explore bamboo glulam utilization in structure construction, the adhesive bonded steel connection of bamboo glulam was investigated in this study. By carrying out both-end pullout tests on glued-in...

    Authors: Yan Yan, Huanrong Liu, Xiubiao Zhang, Heng Wu and Yun Huang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1516

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  22. Bio-coke (BIC) is drawing attention as a coal-coke substitute in industry. Though BIC can be used as a carbon-neutral fuel, its overall benefits, including the environmental impacts associated with its product...

    Authors: Yukari Fuchigami, Keishiro Hara, Takeo Kita, Michinori Uwasu and Shuji Kurimoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 62:1515

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2016 62:1542

  23. For the purpose of technology development to control the humidity conditioning performance of slit material made from Japanese cedar, the effects of the groove shape of slit samples, air convection, and heat t...

    Authors: Yuka Miyoshi, Mariko Furutani, Mayuko Ishihara, Shunichi Tai, Yuzo Furuta and Shuichi Kawai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1512

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  24. The structure and biosynthesis of lignin are not yet fully understood, especially the step following the initial dimerization of monolignol. Liquid chromatograph mass spectrometer (LC–MS) was used to analyze t...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Matsushita, Chisato Ko, Dan Aoki, Shota Hashigaya, Sachie Yagami and Kazuhiko Fukushima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1513

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  25. The identification of wood species used in the cultural artifacts is important in terms of their preservation and inheritance. However, a nondestructive method is required, and wood samples must be partly cut ...

    Authors: Kayoko Kobayashi, Masanori Akada, Toshiyuki Torigoe, Setsuo Imazu and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1507

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  26. This research was aimed at determining the surface roughness and surface brightness properties of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) wood samples to which water-based varnishes were applied after thermo-mechanical ...

    Authors: Hüseyin Pelit, Mehmet Budakçı, Abdullah Sönmez and Erol Burdurlu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1506

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  27. This study focused on solute diffusing into cell walls in solution-impregnated wood under conditioning. The purpose of this paper was to clarify the effect of relative humidity (RH) of the conditioning on solu...

    Authors: Soichi Tanaka, Masako Seki, Tsunehisa Miki, Ichinori Shigematsu and Kozo Kanayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1503

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  28. A life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas (GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O) emissions for woodchip-paved walkways using tsunami salt-damaged wood was conducted in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture. The GHG emissions for woodchip-pave...

    Authors: Chihiro Kayo, Chiaki Watanabe, Takanobu Sasaki, Seiki Kumagai, Ryu Noda and Seiji Hashimoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1502

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  29. Phenol–formaldehyde resin-bonded particleboard (PF board), methylene diphenyl diisocyanate resin-bonded particleboard (MDI board), aspen oriented strand board (aspen board), Scots pine oriented strand board (p...

    Authors: Hideaki Korai, Yoichi Kojima and Shigehiko Suzuki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1494

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  30. The difference in decomposition behavior of lignin from Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) as softwood and Japanese beech (Fagus crenata) as hardwood treated by hot-compressed water was investigated. The obtai...

    Authors: Masatsugu Takada and Shiro Saka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1501

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  31. Lateral tensile deformation properties of wood were studied to clarify the tensile deformation properties of wood with drying and/or quenching histories, and it was discussed whether giving these histories was...

    Authors: Yuka Miyoshi, Tomoaki Kiryu, Keisuke Kojiro and Yuzo Furuta

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1496

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  32. We examined how the stereo-configurational difference affects the reaction of a carbohydrate model compound with active oxygen species (AOS) generated in situ by reactions between O2 and a phenolic compound under...

    Authors: Akihiko Nakagawa, Tomoya Yokoyama and Yuji Matsumoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1499

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  33. Timber joints used in traditional Japanese constructions have no metal plates or fasteners. Because these joints resist external force by embedment to each member, they show high ductility. The ductile joints ...

    Authors: Keita Ogawa, Yasutoshi Sasaki and Mariko Yamasaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1498

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1509

  34. This article summarizes current utilizations of wood cell wall components in relation to biorefinery of woody biomass as a separation method of its constituents. Especially, utilization of isolated lignins, in...

    Authors: Yasumitsu Uraki and Keiichi Koda

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1492

    Content type: Review article

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  35. Wood-based materials are widely used in residential construction. These materials can be made from virgin or recycled wood, and most of the materials are fabricated with chemical adhesives. Finding replacement...

    Authors: Yoichi Kojima, Atsushi Ishino, Hikaru Kobori, Shigehiko Suzuki, Hirokazu Ito, Rie Makise, Itsuro Higuchi and Masaki Okamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1493

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  36. The dynamic viscoelastic properties of Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata) with a moisture content of 10.65 % (30 °C, 58 % RH) under cyclical relative humidity (RH) variation (90–10 % RH) were examined. After s...

    Authors: Tianyi Zhan, Jiali Jiang, Jianxiong Lu and Hui Peng

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1491

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  37. We investigated the changes in cellulose crystallinity in the cell walls of moso bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens Mazel) during the growth process. Changes in crystallinity in bamboo cell walls were traced along t...

    Authors: Keisuke Toba, Takahisa Nakai, Tatsuya Shirai and Hiroyuki Yamamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1490

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  38. Several C6–C3 and C6–C2-type dimeric non-phenolic β-O-4 lignin model compounds, whose aromatic nuclei consisting of the carbon skeleton and β-O-4 linkage are named the A- and B-rings, respectively, were treated u...

    Authors: Satoko Shimizu, Tomoya Yokoyama and Yuji Matsumoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1488

    Content type: Note

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  39. In deciduous ring-porous hardwoods, three-dimensional networks of the current year’s earlywood vessels play an important role in the movement of water. In the present study, we analyzed the formation of earlyw...

    Authors: Kayo Kudo, Koh Yasue, Yoshihiro Hosoo and Ryo Funada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1487

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  40. In this study, we observed the rhizome and root anatomy of moso bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens) with scanning electron microscopy compared with the anatomy of the culm. The epidermis of culm, rhizome, and root w...

    Authors: Ryoya Ito, Hisashi Miyafuji and Nobuhiko Kasuya

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1482

    Content type: Note

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