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  1. Taiwania (Taiwania cryptomerioides) is a valuable raw material in the wood products industry in Taiwan. An empirical study of the physiological and psychological effects of smelling Taiwania contributes to an und...

    Authors: Chia-Pin Yu, Wei-Chieh Weng, Jittakon Ramanpong, Chih-Da Wu, Ming-Jer Tsai and John D. Spengler
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:12
  2. The details of the lignocellulose deconstruction processes in the digestive systems of wood-feeding insects remain elusive. This study aimed to examine the biochemical conversion of lignocellulose in the diges...

    Authors: Ni Putu Ratna Ayu Krishanti, Yuki Tobimatsu, Takuji Miyamoto, Izumi Fujimoto, Titik Kartika, Toshiaki Umezawa, Toshimitsu Hata and Tsuyoshi Yoshimura
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:10
  3. This work focuses on the development of a model for the description of the tertiary creep phenomenon in wooden materials. We stared from an extended standard solid body model capable of best describing primary...

    Authors: Thierry Fothe, Ulrich Gael Azeufack, Bienvenu Kenmeugne and Médard Fogue
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:8
  4. An Fe3+-impregnation method was improved to disperse Fe3+ in wood powder more homogeneously, and the wood powder was carbonized at various temperatures. The obtained iron-loaded charcoal samples were analyzed usi...

    Authors: Takayuki Yamagishi, Shigeru Yamauchi, Sakae Shibutani, Hikaru Suzuki, Tsutomu Takayama and Yoichi Sakai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:7
  5. When a glued laminated timber (GLT) beam with a round hole is subjected to a shear force and bending moment, the hole will crack and fail due to a large tensile stress perpendicular to the grain and shear stre...

    Authors: Shigefumi Okamoto, Nobuhiko Akiyama, Yasuhiro Araki, Kenji Aoki and Masahiro Inayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:6
  6. The final goal of this study is to establish a classification method of cellulose nanofibril (CNF)/plastic composites such as their CNF amount, CNF types, and resin types, which are expected to progress the co...

    Authors: Kazushige Murayama, Hikaru Kobori, Yoichi Kojima, Kenji Aoki and Shigehiko Suzuki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:5
  7. The paper presents research focused on behaviour of cement-bonded particleboards with modified composition during sudden changes of temperature and humidity. Four types of boards were made—one control and thre...

    Authors: Tomas Melichar, Jiri Bydzovsky, Jiri Brozovsky and Miroslav Vacula
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:3
  8. This study investigated changes in the sound absorption coefficients of three anatomical sections of cubed spruce (Picea sitchensis), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and larch (Larix kaempferi) after microwa...

    Authors: Eun-Suk Jang and Chun-Won Kang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:2
  9. The hall-style timber frame built in the Song and Yuan dynasties (960–1368 AD) is one of the most important structural prototypes of the traditional timber architecture in East Asia. The current research, thro...

    Authors: Yijie Lin, Qing Chun, Chengwen Zhang, Yidan Han and Hui Fu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:1
  10. The paper presents research into the changes of properties in cement-bonded particleboards caused by moisture saturation over the course of 504 h. Three particleboard variants were tested, all at the age of 18...

    Authors: Tomas Melichar, Lenka Meszarosova, Jiri Bydzovsky, Matej Ledl and Silvestr Vasas
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:75
  11. Cellulose nanofibers (CNFs) have many potentials as filler to improve the properties of the other materials. We have developed the novel paints containing CNFs, and which controlled the discoloration of wood p...

    Authors: Tomoko Shimokawa, Yukako Hishikawa, Eiji Togawa, Hajime Shibuya, Masahiko Kobayashi, Atsuko Ishikawa, Xin He, Hironari Ohki and Kengo Magara
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:74
  12. In this study, the columns with interior notches in traditional Japanese timber frames were selected as the research object, and static bending tests were performed to investigate the effect of interior notche...

    Authors: Zherui Li, Hiroshi Isoda, Akihisa Kitamori, Takafumi Nakagawa, Yasuhiro Araki and Naohito Kawai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:73
  13. The proportion of juvenile wood affects the utilization of wood seriously, and the transition year of juvenile wood (JW) and mature wood (MW) plays a decisive role in the rotation and the modification of wood....

    Authors: Changqing Lu, Jun Wu, Qianqian Jiang, Yamei Liu, Liang Zhou, Yunfei You, Yitang Cheng and Shengquan Liu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:72
  14. Dowel-type connections are the most common connections in glulam structures. Bolts are often used as fasteners for dowel-type connections. However, the clearance between the bolts and the pre-drilled bolt hole...

    Authors: Zheng Li, Wei Feng, Jiajia Ou, Feng Liang and Minjuan He
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:71
  15. Information on the properties of nailed joints with decayed member is necessary to evaluate the remaining structural properties of timber constructions. In this study, loading tests were conducted on nailed jo...

    Authors: Rintaro Ueda, Kei Sawata, Takanobu Sasaki and Yoshihisa Sasaki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:70
  16. The utilization of resourceful bamboo can alleviate the wood shortage problem. Bamboo-oriented strand board (BOSB) with the highest utilization of bamboo ratio and excellent mechanical properties was considere...

    Authors: Kaiting Zhang, Fuli Wang, Runmin Xu, Xinhui Fan, Bin Yan, Chuangye Li, Shengquan Liu, Yong Guo and Yuxia Chen
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:69
  17. The anatomy and ultrastructure of sunflower stalk rind are closely related to its conversion and utilization. We studied systematically the anatomy and ultrastructure of the stalk rind using light, scanning el...

    Authors: Lizhen Wang, Hao Ren, Shengcheng Zhai and Huamin Zhai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:67
  18. The aim of this research was to investigate the effect of freeze–thaw treatment on bamboo with different initial moisture content (water-saturated, air-dried and oven-dried). Bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens) were...

    Authors: Jieyu Wu, Xianke Wang, Benhua Fei, Xiang Xu, Caiping Lian and Hong Chen
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:66
  19. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been used extensively in timber construction. CLT panels are typically used in roofs and floors that carry a continuous load, and it is important to examine the long-term loadi...

    Authors: Ryuya Takanashi, Yoshinori Ohashi, Wataru Ishihara and Kazushige Matsumoto
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:65
  20. Fungal decomposition of wood severely affects the soundness of timber constructions. The diagnosis of wood decay requires direct observations or sampling by skilled experts. Wood decay often occurs in obscure ...

    Authors: Masaki Suzuki, Teruhisa Miyauchi, Shinichi Isaji, Yasushi Hirabayashi and Ryuichi Naganawa
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:62
  21. Wood properties, such as annual ring width, wood fiber length, vessel element length, basic density, air-dry density, dynamic Young’s modulus, modulus of elasticity (MOE), modulus of rupture (MOR), absorbed en...

    Authors: Togtokhbayar Erdene-Ochir, Futoshi Ishiguri, Ikumi Nezu, Bayasaa Tumenjargal, Bayartsetseg Baasan, Ganbaatar Chultem, Jyunichi Ohshima and Shinso Yokota
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:61
  22. Twenty-year-old Pinus radiata trees imported from New Zealand were investigated, and a comparison was made between the outerwood (rings 16–20) and corewood (rings 4–6) in terms of mechanical properties, anatomica...

    Authors: Ming-yue Li, Hai-qing Ren, Yu-rong Wang, Ying-chun Gong and Yong-dong Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:60
  23. The nondestructive testing technology of generated acoustic emission (AE) signals for wood is of great significance for the evaluation of internal damages of wood. To achieve more accurate and adaptive evaluat...

    Authors: Meilin Zhang, Qinghui Zhang, Junqiu Li, Jiale Xu and Jiawen Zheng
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:59
  24. The sol–gel method was used to prepare rattan-based silicon carbide (R–SiC) composite ceramics under different pyrolysis parameters through adjustment of the temperature and retention time of the one-step pyro...

    Authors: Shijie Li, Heshuai Cui, Qianli Ma, Xing’e Liu, Youhong Wang, Lili Shang and Yu Zheng
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:58
  25. Many researches have been conducted to investigate creep behavior of wood; however, the effects of structure on wood creep behavior remain unclear. Therefore, the effects of existence and distribution of early...

    Authors: Junfeng Hou, Yingqiu Jiang, Yeqiao Yin, Weigang Zhang, Haili Chen, Youming Yu and Zhihong Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:57
  26. The effects of heat treatment at various temperatures on mechanically separated bamboo fibers and parenchyma cells were examined in terms of color, microstructure, chemical composition, crystallinity, and ther...

    Authors: Jieyu Wu, Tuhua Zhong, Wenfu Zhang, Jiangjing Shi, Benhua Fei and Hong Chen
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:56
  27. The tung tree (Vernicia fordii) is a non-edible oil plant native to southern China and was introduced in Japan in the nineteenth century. The tree produces tung oil, which is composed of approximately 80% α-eleos...

    Authors: Toshisada Suzuki, Kazuki Sumimoto, Kazuhiro Fukada and Takeshi Katayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:55
  28. Wood plastic composites (WPCs) are low-cost biomass composite materials with good mechanical stability and good weather resistance that are mainly used in the areas with low stress levels. Aimed at improving t...

    Authors: Longlong Zhao, Fei Xi and Xiaorui Wang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:54
  29. Kraft lignin is a valuable aromatic renewable resource that is discharged in large quantities during the kraft pulping process. In this study, kraft lignin derivatives with improved solubility and thermal prop...

    Authors: Shiori Suzuki and Tadahisa Iwata
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:53
  30. The aim of this study is to identify the active compounds of the essential oil extracted from the Pinus densiflora (Sieb. et Zucc.) wood using the hydrodistillation method and evaluate their anti-inflammatory act...

    Authors: Jiyoon Yang, Won-Sil Choi, Eui-Bae Jeung, Ki-Joong Kim and Mi-Jin Park
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:52
  31. Heartwood colour is often an important factor in determining timber prices. However, the determinants of intraspecific variation in heartwood colour, which is useful information for sustainable wood marketing,...

    Authors: Kobayashi Makoto, Elizaveta Susloparova, Ikutaro Tsuyama, Takuya Shimase, Satoshi Nakaba, Naoki Takahashi and Toshiya Yoshida
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:49

    The Correction to to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:68

  32. Shear experiments on mortise and tenon joints with top and bottom notches in the beam end were conducted with the length of the tenon as a variable. In addition, material experiments were performed to investig...

    Authors: Shigefumi Okamoto, Makoto Nakatani, Nobuhiko Akiyama, Kei Tanaka and Takuro Mori
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:47
  33. We previously reported the species-specific annual ring formation characteristics of three conifers (slash pine (Pinus elliottii), hinoki (Japanese cypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa) and sugi (Japanese cedar, Cryptom...

    Authors: Yoshio Kijidani, Taku Tsuyama and Katsuhiko Takata
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:46
  34. The condensation reaction of lignin is believed to interfere with delignification in alkaline pulping processes, without any clear evidence, which has motivated us to quantitatively revisit it. This paper is t...

    Authors: Toshihiro Komatsu and Tomoya Yokoyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:45
  35. The conventional stake test is widely used to evaluate wood durability. The test monitors the deterioration level observed on stakes partially inserted into the ground. The test results are conventionally expr...

    Authors: Ikuo Momohara, Haruko Sakai, Hiroshi Kurisaki, Wakako Ohmura, Toshikazu Kakutani, Tokio Sekizawa and Yuji Imamura
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:44
  36. The sapwood and heartwood of plantation sugi wood (Cryptomeria japonica), and plantation hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) wood were flat-sawn into timbers, then kiln-dried to a MC level below 12%. These timbers were...

    Authors: Rongfeng Huang, Noboru Fujimoto, Hiroki Sakagami and Shanghuan Feng
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:43
  37. Wood-based panels are made by consolidating mats of resinous wooden raw materials under a hot-pressing process. This study investigates the effect of face-layer moisture content (MC) and face–core–face (FCF) r...

    Authors: Kazushige Murayama, Kensuke Kukita, Hikaru Kobori, Yoichi Kojima, Shigehiko Suzuki and Kohta Miyamoto
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:42
  38. The pretensioning force in bolted joints enhances the lateral strength of the connections, and causes the embedment of metal washers into wood. Despite the significance of embedment behavior in the design of b...

    Authors: Masaki Teranishi, Doppo Matsubara, Yoshiaki Wakashima, Hidemaru Shimizu and Akihisa Kitamori
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:41
  39. The static lateral load–slip behavior of a single-shear plywood-to-plywood single-staple connection (SPSC) was investigated experimentally. A mechanics-based approach was used to develop mechanical models for ...

    Authors: Wengang Hu and Jilei Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:40
  40. Snow damage is problematic when cultivating bamboo shoots, and “Uradome”, the practice of removing the tips of new shoots, is used as a preventative measure. Producers perform “Uradome” at empirical times, but...

    Authors: Yuka Furusawa and Tatsuya Ashitani
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:38

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:50

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