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  1. In this study, X-ray computed tomography (CT) and acoustic emission (AE) monitoring were used to nondestructively analyze the oviposition behavior of the bamboo powderpost beetle, Dinoderus minutus, which takes p...

    Authors: Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshiyuki Yanase and Yoshihisa Fujii
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:46
  2. Effects of high-pressure (HP) treatment on densification of poplar sapwood boards and subsequent coatings were evaluated. Tung oil (TO) and epoxy resin (ER)-coated treatments were used to improve the dimension...

    Authors: Yong Yu, Aqiang Li, Kaiya Yan, Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy, Songming Zhu and Huanhuan Li
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:45
  3. To understand the dynamics of accident-derived radioactive cesium (137Cs) in stem wood that had a substantial amount of heartwood at the time of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, the radial and...

    Authors: Shinta Ohashi, Katsushi Kuroda, Takeshi Fujiwara and Tsutomu Takano
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:44
  4. Shear tests were conducted on screwed joints with decayed main members, and the degradation of shear performance of screwed joints by wood decay was investigated. The differences between decayed and control sp...

    Authors: Rintaro Ueda, Kei Sawata, Ryuya Takanashi, Yoshihisa Sasaki and Takanobu Sasaki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:42
  5. In structural timber tests, unintended failure mechanisms occur frequently in specimens and their results are called censored data. There are two censored data analysis: censored maximum likelihood estimation ...

    Authors: Sung-Jun Pang, Hyeon-Jeong Lee, Kyung-Sun Ahn and Jung-Kwon Oh
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:39
  6. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is an innovative engineering wood product made by gluing layers of solid-sawn lumber at perpendicular angles. The commonly used wood species for CLT manufacturing include spruce-pi...

    Authors: Minjuan He, Xiaofeng Sun, Zheng Li and Wei Feng
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:38
  7. Lignin-free wood has been successfully developed via a two-step chemical treatment while maintaining its inherent hierarchical structure. The first step was alcoholysis which was conducted using ethylene glyco...

    Authors: Yoshiki Horikawa, Rino Tsushima, Keiichi Noguchi, Satoshi Nakaba and Ryo Funada
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:37
  8. The purpose of this study was to measure each color of three sections of wood with instruments, and to examine whether there were differences between each color of three sections. The total number of tree spec...

    Authors: Seiji Hirata, Saori Hayashi and Masamitsu Ohta
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:36
  9. A novel method for estimating the wood moisture content above the fiber saturation point (FSP) is proposed, and the method performance is confirmed. Previous studies have highlighted that there is a negative l...

    Authors: Toshiyuki Fukui, Yoshiyuki Yanase, Yutaka Sawada and Yoshihisa Fujii
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:35
  10. A study was carried out to investigate the release of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) during drying of plantation Pinus sylvestris grown in China and naturally grown Pinus sylvestris from Russia. Our purpose wa...

    Authors: Yulin Shen, Xiaotao Zhang, Qin He, Xia Wang, Zhe Wang, Junli Yang, Zhangjing Chen, Jianfang Yu, Huaqiong Duo and Ximing Wang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:34
  11. In this study, a colloidal suspension, composed of polymethylsilsesquioxane (PMS) and Cu-containing nanoparticles (CuNP), was prepared through simple neutralization reaction using sodium methyl siliconate (SMS...

    Authors: Da Wang, Chuanshuang Hu, Jin Gu, Dengyun Tu, Ge Wang, Mingliang Jiang and Weiwei Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:33
  12. The aim of this study is to propose a method for measuring the mass of wood lumber in piles through a vibration test. Air-dried sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis Carr.) pieces with 1500–1600 mm length (L), 105 mm wi...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Kubojima, Satomi Sonoda and Hideo Kato
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:32
  13. Unfinished interior wood members in wooden cultural heritages undergo severe discoloration by fungal attack during the summer rainy season. The prevention of fungal discoloration is crucial in the conservation...

    Authors: Min-Ji Kim, Yong-Seok Choi, Jeong-Joo Oh and Gyu-Hyeok Kim
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:31
  14. NO2 sorption ability of cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) timbers was evaluated using a new measuring system that was developed in our previous study. Four drying conditions were applied, namely natural drying and thr...

    Authors: Miyuki Nakagawa, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai and Kozo Kanayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:30
  15. In this study, the mechanical performance of melamine–urea–formaldehyde (MUF) resin plywood composed of an orthotropic material, which is used as a structural material in liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo cont...

    Authors: Seung-Joo Cha, Jeong-Dae Kim, Seul-Kee Kim, Jeong-Hyeon Kim, Hoon-Kyu Oh, Yong-Tai Kim, Seong-Bo Park and Jae-Myung Lee
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:28
  16. In the wood product-manufacturing process, the physical properties of wood must be monitored. The terahertz (THz) radiation has a high potential for sensing and imaging wood with a good spatial resolution. Thi...

    Authors: Moe Kashima, Satoru Tsuchikawa and Tetsuya Inagaki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:27
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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

  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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