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  1. Particleboard (PB), oriented strand board (OSB), and medium-density fiberboard (MDF) were subjected to various climatic conditions at four sites (Morioka, Tsukuba, Okayama, and Miyakonojo; sites 1, 2, 3, and 4...

    Authors: Hideaki Korai and Yoshiyasu Fujimoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1485

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  2. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was damaged, and radionuclides such as 137Cs were spread into the environment. Three years have passed since the accident, and ingestion of foods contaminated with radioa...

    Authors: Masakazu Hiraide, Masahide Sunagawa, Hitoshi Neda, Nur Humaira’ Lau bt. Abdullah and Satoshi Yoshida

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1483

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  3. In this article, quantitative determination of compositions (hemicellulose and lignin) in the APMP (alkaline peroxide mechanical pulping) effluent was done. The MTBE (methyl tert-butyl ether) extracts of the A...

    Authors: Liying Dong, Huiren Hu, Fei Cheng and Shuo Yang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1480

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  4. This article describes drying of wood cut into parallelepiped shaped pieces. A one-dimensional numerical solution of the diffusion equation with boundary condition of the third kind was proposed to describe th...

    Authors: Wilton Pereria da Silva, Cleide Maria D. P. S. e Silva, Andréa Fernandes Rodrigues and Rossana Maria Feitosa de Figueirêdo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1479

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  5. In Brazil, after the cycle of latex extraction, rubber plantations are reformulated and the wood of these plantings are traditionally used as a cheap source for energy purposes. Rubberwood has other uses based...

    Authors: Humberto de Jesus Eufrade Junior, Jéssica Monari Ohto, Lucas Luís da Silva, Hernando Alfonso Lara Palma and Adriano Wagner Ballarin

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1478

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  6. Teak (Tectona grandis L. f.) is an important native species of Southeast Asia, producing an excellent quality wood with high demand in the world market contributing positively to development and economic growth o...

    Authors: Sofia Cardoso, Vicelina B. Sousa, Teresa Quilhó and Helena Pereira

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1474

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  7. In this study, we developed a new method to separate terpenoids from byproducts discharged during sugi wood-drying process by solvent-assisted-distillation (SAD). First, the sample was distillated from a mixed...

    Authors: Maiko Tsujimura, Minori Tsuji, Hisayoshi Kofujita and Tatsuro Ohira

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1471

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  8. To elucidate the electroelastic field in woods, which are piezoelectric bodies belonging to point group D , we construct an analytical technique for general solutions to electroelastic problems i...

    Authors: Masayuki Ishihara, Yoshihiro Ootao and Yoshitaka Kameo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1468

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  9. The totally chlorine-free (TCF) bleaching process avoids the generation of organochlorine substances. In this study, the application of peroxymonosulfuric acid (H2SO5: Psa) to TCF bleaching was proposed as a modi...

    Authors: Andri Taufick Rizaluddin, Qiang Liu, Posma R. Panggabean, Hiroshi Ohi and Keiichi Nakamata

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1465

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  10. In order to elucidate the decomposition behavior of lignin from Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) as treated by two-step semi-flow hot-compressed water (1st stage: 230 °C/10 MPa/15 min, 2nd stage: 270 °C/10 M...

    Authors: Masatsugu Takada and Shiro Saka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1464

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  11. The mechanical response of bamboo fibers to variation in moisture content (MC) has a direct influence on the performance of bamboo fiber-based products, both during their processing and final practical applica...

    Authors: Hankun Wang, Genlin Tian, Wanju Li, Dan Ren, Xuexia Zhang and Yan Yu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1466

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  12. A reliable technique for distinguishing anatomically similar diploxylons, Pinus densiflora and P. thunbergii, was designed by employing near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy in combination with multivariate analysis. ...

    Authors: Yoshiki Horikawa, Suyako Mizuno-Tazuru and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1462

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  13. We previously reported on a β-N-acetylhexosaminidase, LeHex20A, belonging to glycoside hydrolase family 20 (GH20), from the fruiting body of Lentinula edodes (shiitake mushroom). In this study, we purified, clone...

    Authors: Naotake Konno, Ayumi Obara and Yuichi Sakamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1459

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  14. The pine wood nematode (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus) belongs to economically most important quarantine plant parasitic nematodes in Asia and Europe. As wood transported within the international trade plays major r...

    Authors: Ondřej Douda, Miloslav Zouhar, Marie Maňasová, Milan Dlouhý, Jana Lišková and Pavel Ryšánek

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1452

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  15. To remarkably reduce the moisture content (MC) in a short time, pre-treatment by compression for wood drying was systematically studied in terms of effects of compression ratio, compression direction and comp...

    Authors: Youke Zhao, Zhihui Wang, Ikuho Iida, Rongfeng Huang, Jianxiong Lu and Jinghui Jiang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1451

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  16. The bamboo powder-post beetle Dinoderus minutus is a major pest of felled bamboo in Japan. In this study, X-ray computed tomography (CT) was utilized to non-destructively trace the movement of the larvae of D. mi...

    Authors: Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshiyuki Yanase and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1458

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  17. Insect damage is one of the most serious problems in conservation of wooden cultural heritage buildings. Because this damage is quite small in a cross section, it is difficult to detect by conventional ultraso...

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

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1454

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  18. X-ray computed tomography (CT) was applied to non-destructive observation of machined surface and subsurface structure of hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) produced in slow-speed orthogonal cutting. The cutting exper...

    Authors: Yosuke Matsuda, Yuko Fujiwara and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1457

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  19. The silk industry in China produces a large amount of mulberry branches as by-product every year. Mulberry branches have high longitudinal toughness and good overall mechanical properties. However, these branc...

    Authors: Hai-Xia Yu, Chong-Rong Fang, Man-Ping Xu, Fei-Yan Guo and Wen-Ji Yu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1455

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  20. The detailed reaction behavior of cellulose in an ionic liquid, 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ([C2mim][Cl]), was investigated. Glucose is a component of cellulose; its oligomerization was studied during...

    Authors: Emiko Ohno and Hisashi Miyafuji

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1453

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  21. The major metal elements contained in Japanese oak (Quercus serrata Thunb. and/or Quercus crispula Blume) charcoal (OC) and activated charcoal (AC) were identified by X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy. The eluted a...

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

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1450

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  22. Ten groups of bamboo scrimber samples between 0° (parallel to the grain) and 90° (perpendicular to the grain) were chosen for compression test. The effect of different angles between load and grain on compress...

    Authors: Weiwei Shangguan, Yong Zhong, Xinting Xing, Rongjun Zhao and Haiqing Ren

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1444

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  23. Its natural aesthetics make wood an attractive material for construction and design. However, there is no detailed understanding of the relationships between human perception of the appearance and measurable f...

    Authors: Lorenz Breinig, Rainer Leonhart, Olof Broman, Andreas Manuel, Franka Brüchert and Gero Becker

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1410

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  24. The internal bond strength (IB) of a commercial particleboard put under various outdoor exposure conditions were modeled using a multiple linear regression (MLR) and an artificial neural network (ANN). The out...

    Authors: Ken Watanabe, Hideaki Korai, Yasuhiro Matsushita and Tomoyuki Hayashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1446

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  25. Todomatsu (Abies sachalinensis) is a commercial plantation species on Hokkaido Island, Japan. In the present study, to improve the decay resistance of todomatsu wood, seven families of 22-year-old todomatsu trees...

    Authors: Yuya Takashima, Akira Tamura, Naoya Noseda, Jun Tanabe, Kazuko Makino, Futoshi Ishiguri, Naoto Habu, Kazuya Iizuka and Shinso Yokota

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1448

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  26. Genomic DNA sequences code important information that enables the identification of organisms at the species level. Investigating the properties of residual DNA in wood can significantly contribute to the wide...

    Authors: Ugai Watanabe, Hisashi Abe, Kazumasa Yoshida and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1447

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  27. The acaricidal activities of solvent extracts and essential oil obtained from Cryptomeria japonica were investigated. The two target spider mites (Tetranychus kanzawai and T. urticae), are known pests for various...

    Authors: Yohei Yamashita, Naoya Hashimoto, Norihisa Kusumoto, Hiromi Saijo, Ikumi Goto, Hikaru Kobayashi, Yuka Kurihara, Koetsu Takahashi and Tatsuya Ashitani

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1445

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  28. In the present work cellulose powder was extracted from olive industry solid waste and then converted into cellulose acetate. The cellulose powder was extracted from olive industry solid waste by kraft pulping...

    Authors: Othman A. Hamed, Shehdeh Jodeh, Nisreen Al-Hajj, Emad M. Hamed, Ahmed Abo-Obeid and Yusra Fouad

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1442

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1473

  29. Ozone oxidation pretreatment was carried out on spent culture media (SCMs) after Lentinula edodes cultivation to improve fermentable sugar production by enzymatic saccharification. SCM samples treated with ozone ...

    Authors: Chisato Ueda, Yuya Takashima, Futoshi Ishiguri, Kazuya Iizuka, Nobuo Yoshizawa and Shinso Yokota

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1441

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  30. Biodegradable translucent and transparent films were prepared from the hemicellulose fractions of Pinus densiflora leaves without using substantial amounts of additives. These fractions were isolated by alkaline ...

    Authors: Tomoko Shimokawa, Eiji Togawa, Koichi Kakegawa, Atsushi Kato and Noriko Hayashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1440

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  31. A natural adhesive composed of only citric acid and sucrose was recently proposed, and its detailed bonding performance has been researched in some wood-based materials. In this study, the effects of board den...

    Authors: Kenji Umemura, Osamu Sugihara and Shuichi Kawai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1437

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  32. Knowledge of the genetic relationship between growth traits and wood properties is critical for their simultaneous genetic improvement. We measured the height and diameter at breast height (DBH) and wood quali...

    Authors: Eitaro Fukatsu, Yuichiro Hiraoka, Koji Matsunaga, Miyoko Tsubomura and Ryogo Nakada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1436

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  33. Focusing on a timber check dam, this study evaluated the carbon balance in the life cycle of wood, taking into account both carbon emissions and reductions associated with fossil fuel use and carbon stocks in ...

    Authors: Chihiro Kayo, Ryu Noda, Takanobu Sasaki and Shinya Takaoku

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1434

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  34. Compressive strength of cross-laminated timber (CLT) is one of the important mechanical properties which should be considered especially in design of mid-rise CLT building because it works to resist a vertical...

    Authors: Jung-Kwon Oh, Jun-Jae Lee and Jung-Pyo Hong

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2014 61:1435

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