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  1. Along the distal stems of woody plants, nodes occur along the stem length separated by internode regions. Nodes typically include a leaf or leaf scar and an axillary bud that are connected to the xylem tissue ...

    Authors: Anna L. Jacobsen, Jaycie C. Fickle, Viridiana Castro, Angela Madsen, Mustapha Ennajeh and R. Brandon Pratt
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:26
  2. The current research focuses on the utilization of branches and twigs of surian as raw material for making composite boards in an effort to utilize the waste part of surian stem wood waste. The types of partic...

    Authors: Eka Mulya Alamsyah, Sutrisno, Ihak Sumardi, Atmawi Darwis, Yoyo Suhaya and Yayat Hidayat
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:25
  3. Spectroscopic characterization of ancient buried Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) woods excavated from the foothills of Mt. Chokai was carried out to investigate the factors governing their color tones. X-ra...

    Authors: Yasuji Kurimoto, Shigeru Yamauchi, Tsutomu Takayama and Yoichi Sakai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:24
  4. Density reduction has become a topical issue in wood composite materials for application in building and furniture. In this study, lightweight wood–polyurethane (W–PU) composite foams with the addition of 30 w...

    Authors: Shupin Luo, Li Gao and Wenjing Guo
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:23
  5. In this study, investigation is focused on the soluble part of oak heartwood colour, with the objective of defining its impact on the colour of spirits after a barrel ageing. Colour is an important parameter f...

    Authors: Nicolas Vivas, Marie-Françoise Bourden-Nonier, Nathalie Vivas de Gaulejac, Claire Mouche and Cybille Rossy
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:21
  6. The large-scale urbanisation taking place in the developing world requires the construction industry to adopt alternative non-conventional renewable materials to reduce the unsustainable level of greenhouse ga...

    Authors: Rodolfo Lorenzo, Martha Godina, Leonel Mimendi and Haitao Li
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:20
  7. The orthotropic free swelling–shrinkage and mechano-sorptive creep (MSC) during cyclical relative humidity (RH) variation (0–80% RH) and time-dependent viscoelastic creep (VEC) in a steady state (0% RH) were e...

    Authors: Hui Peng, Jiali Jiang, Jianxiong Lu and Jinzhen Cao
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:19
  8. This study aims to provide an effective method of inhibiting the corrosion of ferrous metals exposed to preservative-treated bamboo, thereby prolonging material service life and reducing maintenance costs. The...

    Authors: Qingping Wang, Jinzhen Cao, Xing’e Liu, Shumin Yang and Mingliang Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:18
  9. The modulus of elasticity (MOE) and modulus of rupture (MOR) were evaluated for 190 pieces of dimension lumber (2 by 4 lumber, 38 by 89 mm in cross-section) produced from Larix sibirica trees grown in Mongolia. T...

    Authors: Bayasaa Tumenjargal, Futoshi Ishiguri, Yusuke Takahashi, Ikumi Nezu, Bayartsetseg Baasan, Ganbaatar Chultem, Haruna Aiso-Sanada, Jyunichi Ohshima and Shinso Yokota
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:17
  10. This paper describes computer vision-based quantitative microscopy and its application toward better understanding species specificity. An image dataset of the Lauraceae family that consists of nine species ac...

    Authors: Sung-Wook Hwang, Kayoko Kobayashi and Junji Sugiyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:16
  11. In the original publication of the article, the letter “l” in the section headings was published incorrectly as “l”. It should appear as “l” throughout the article.

    Authors: Haruka Maeda, Taku Tsuyama, Keiji Takabe, Hiroshi Kamitakahara and Toshiyuki Takano
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:15

    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:34

  12. In 2003, the first adhesives into which considerable amounts of bark particles (< 63 μm) were incorporated were developed using radiata pine bark. The quality of bark containing adhesives has now been substant...

    Authors: Masayoshi Horito, Naoko Kurushima, Keiko Ono and Yoshikazu Yazaki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:13
  13. Irvingia tree species have been earmarked for domestication in many countries due to their potential as raw materials for various applications, which include biodiesel, cosmetics, perfume, soap, etc. Presently...

    Authors: A. O. Alawode, P. S. Eselem-Bungu, S. O. Amiandamhen, M. Meincken and L. Tyhoda
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:12
  14. Cellulose I is not completely saccharified to glucose at a low cellulase concentration. In this study, sugarcane cellulose saccharification residues were investigated. Transmission electron microscopy images i...

    Authors: Makiko Imai, Yoshiki Horikawa, Shingo Kiyoto, Tomoya Imai and Junji Sugiyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:11
  15. Several priority characteristics of wood that have beneficial effects on human beings have been reported. However, the advantages of wood use in bedroom interiors for sleep have not been fully evaluated. The a...

    Authors: Emi Morita, Masashi Yanagisawa, Asuka Ishihara, Sumire Matsumoto, Chihiro Suzuki, Yu Ikeda, Mami Ishitsuka, Daisuke Hori, Shotaro Doki, Yuichi Oi, Shinichiro Sasahara, Ichiyo Matsuzaki and Makoto Satoh
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:10
  16. These experiments sought to empirically determine how the initial tightening force influences the ratio of the axial bolt force to the tensile load (load factor) and the load required to separate the joint int...

    Authors: Doppo Matsubara, Yoshiaki Wakashima, Hidemaru Shimizu and Akihisa Kitamori
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:9
  17. This study investigated the structural, chemical, and multi-scale mechanical properties of windmill palm (Trachycarpus fortunei) leaf sheath fiber, which were frequently wasted. Significant variation was observed...

    Authors: Jing Li, Xuexia Zhang, Jiawei Zhu, Yan Yu and Hankun Wang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:8
  18. Rice straw is a troublesome biomass for an industrial application because of its high silica content and the wax-like substances covering the surface. At manufacturing binderless boards, which are considered e...

    Authors: Yoko Kurokochi and Masatoshi Sato
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:7
  19. To discuss the factors that greatly affect the stabilization and destabilization of the conformation of lignin caused by changes in temperature and/or swelling, the temperature dependence of the loss tangent (tan

    Authors: Yuka Miyoshi, Ai Sakae, Nao Arimura, Keisuke Kojiro and Yuzo Furuta
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:6
  20. Wood densification can improve the strength of low density wood species and extend wood product applications. To enhance the wood compressive quality, chemical pretreatments for pristine wood have widely been ...

    Authors: Jiangtao Shi, Junyi Peng, Qiongtao Huang, Liping Cai and Sheldon Q. Shi
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:5
  21. A new type of bamboo–concrete composite structure using perforated steel plates as connectors was proposed. To study the composite effect of this new type of composite structure, the slip behavior of bamboo–co...

    Authors: Zhiyuan Wang, Yang Wei, Ning Li, Kang Zhao and Mingmin Ding
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:4
  22. Rattan cane is an important forest product only second to timber and bamboo, with higher economic value and ecological benefits. Physical and mechanical properties are more important quality performance indexe...

    Authors: Shumin Yang, E’lin Xiang, Lili Shang, Xing’e Liu, Genlin Tian and Jianfeng Ma
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:3
  23. Pentachlorophenol (PCP) has been introduced into the environment mainly as a wood preservative and biocide. The degradation and transformation of PCP in liquid culture by wood-decaying fungus capable of degrad...

    Authors: Pengfei Xiao and Ryuichiro Kondo
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:2
  24. Moisture sorption has a significant impact on the performance of heat-treated wood. In order to better characterize moisture sorption of heat-treated wood, a method for rapid determination of moisture content ...

    Authors: Hanmeng Yuan, Shiyao Tang, Qiuyan Luo, Teng Xiao, Wenlei Wang, Qiang Ma, Xin Guo and Yiqiang Wu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:1
  25. The aim of this study was to investigate the moment and shear capacity of Ply-lam which is composed with plywood and structural timber. The moment and shear capacity of Ply-lam were predicted by using predicti...

    Authors: Sung-Jun Pang, Hyeon-Jeong Lee, Seung Min Yang, Seog Goo Kang and Jung-Kwon Oh
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:68
  26. Commercial wood flour of pine (Pinus densiflora) was used as an experimental material. It was milled with different milling times 0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 60, and 120 min to investigate the effect of their particle siz...

    Authors: Arif Delviawan, Yoichi Kojima, Hikaru Kobori, Shigehiko Suzuki, Kenji Aoki and Shinji Ogoe
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:67
  27. Polysaccharides are promising renewable alternatives to petroleum-based plastics, and are high-value-added materials in various industries. In this work, we synthesized dextran (α-1,6-glucan) ester derivatives...

    Authors: Azusa Togo, Yukiko Enomoto, Akio Takemura and Tadahisa Iwata
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:66
  28. In traditional Japanese timber structures, nuki-column joints are used as seismic elements. However, the elastic stiffness of their moment resistance performance is rather small. In this research, hardwoods we...

    Authors: Hiroto Suesada, Kohta Miyamoto, Tatsuya Shibusawa, Kenji Aoki and Masahiro Inayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:65
  29. The objective of this study is to investigate the microstructure, water permeability and the adhesion of waterborne coating on the flattened bamboo. The flattened bamboo was obtained by softening bamboo culm a...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Yutian Zhang, Xue Yang, Han Ji, Tuhua Zhong and Ge Wang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:64
  30. Blue staining on rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis) is a common kind of defect. There currently exists much research focused on the prevention and control of blue staining. However, little research has been concentr...

    Authors: Boshi Zhao, Zhiming Yu, Yang Zhang and Chusheng Qi
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:63
  31. Bamboo is readily discolored by mold fungi, which greatly limits its applications. An effective antifungal agent, copper(II) chloride (CuCl2)-grafted silica gel, was prepared by a sol–gel process using tetraethox...

    Authors: Shoulu Yang, Sha Luo, Anxiang Huang, Yang Luo, Dan Li, Yiqiang Wu and Ning Ji
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:62
  32. In the original publication of the article [1], the scientific name of Mlondondo was misspelled as “Xeoderis stuhlmannii” instead of “Xeroderris stuhlmannii” in Table 1. The corrected table 1 is given in this ...

    Authors: Kazushi Nakai, Moriyoshi Ishizuka, Seiichi Ohta, Jonas Timothy, Makala Jasper, Njabha M. Lyatura, Victor Shau and Tsuyoshi Yoshimura
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:61

    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:39

  33. Research on the wood species of Japanese Buddhist statues has an over 60 years’ history and recently many Buddhist “Ichiboku” statues carved out of a single bole made from the Nara to Heian periods were scient...

    Authors: Suyako Tazuru and Junji Sugiyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:60
  34. Calocedrus formosana Florin is a softwood tree species with high economic value in Taiwan. Several bioactivities of the extracts of C. formosana have been reported; however, only one study focused on the anti-non...

    Authors: Shang-Tse Ho, Chi-Chen Lin, Tung-Lin Wu, Yu-Tang Tung and Jyh-Horng Wu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:59
  35. β-Thujaplicin (hinokitiol) is an important extractive of Thujopsis dolabrata var. hondae (hinokiasunaro) that confers high durability to its wood. We investigated differences in β-thujaplicin content in wood from...

    Authors: Jun Tanabe, Yuya Takashima, Futoshi Ishiguri, Hiroyuki Sanpe, Jyunichi Ohshima, Kazuya Iizuka and Shinso Yokota
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:56
  36. Wood is a raw material that is used not only in the production of structural members for various buildings, but also in the interior finishes that are directly seen and touched by the occupants. Wood has also ...

    Authors: Masashi Nakamura, Harumi Ikei and Yoshifumi Miyazaki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:55
  37. The purpose of this paper was to confirm the influence of pulsive pressure waves on the liquid penetration into wood in the semi-opened container. Wood block sample was irradiated by the pulsive pressure waves...

    Authors: Soichi Tanaka, Masako Seki, Tsunehisa Miki, Kenji Umemura and Kozo Kanayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:54
  38. This study was conducted to evaluate the properties of cement-bonded composite (CBC) manufactured using jute stick particles and expanded polystyrene (EPS) beads to reduce the density of CBC for mitigating the...

    Authors: Md Nasim Rana, Md Nazrul Islam, Suresh Kumar Nath, Atanu Kumar Das, Md Ashaduzzaman and Md Iftekhar Shams
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:53
  39. A steel–bamboo SI (skeleton–infill) system with steel frame as the skeleton and bamboo box as the filler is proposed, which realizes the requirements of building assembly and sustainable development. As a firs...

    Authors: Qingfang Lv, Yi Ding and Ye Liu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:51
  40. Novel bamboo I-beams fabricated from bamboo oriented strand boards as structural members were investigated. Bending tests were performed to determine the stiffness and strength properties of bamboo I-beams. Th...

    Authors: Yuhui Sun, Zehui Jiang, Huanrong Liu, Zhengjun Sun and Changhua Fang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:50
  41. This study investigated the use of glycerol–fatty acid sodium soap mixtures to delignify woody biomass as a model for utilization of crude glycerol by-product from biodiesel manufacture. Lignin-bearing glycero...

    Authors: Masatoshi Todaka, Wasana Kowhakul, Hiroshi Masamoto and Mikiji Shigematsu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:49
  42. In this study, dynamic changes in structural polysaccharide deposition on the plasma membrane and cortical microtubules (CMTs) behavior were monitored in protoplasts isolated from white birch callus using conf...

    Authors: Satomi Tagawa, Yusuke Yamagishi, Ugai Watanabe, Ryo Funada and Tetsuo Kondo
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:47
  43. The moisture sorption behaviour of wood strongly influences the durability of exterior-coated wood. Wood characteristics are known to influence the water sorption of uncoated wood. Despite this, the majority o...

    Authors: T. Sjökvist, Å. Blom and M. E. P. Wålinder
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:45

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