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1. Oxidation treatment on wood cell walls affects gas permeability and sound absorption capacity.

This research aimed to study the efficacy of oxidation in wood cell walls by ammonium persulfate solution and the performances in sound absorption coefficients and gas permeability for cross sectional Oak wood (Quercus mongolica) species. Reaction parameters were optimized and extensive...

Author(s) : Kolya, H.; Kang ChunWon

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2022 Vol.276 ref.63

2. Self-shrinking Ailanthus altissima substrate obtained by ultrasonic-assisted treatment: density and pore structure characteristics.

The pore structure characteristics of wood are important factors affecting permeability. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the density and pore structure characteristics of self-shrinking Ailanthus altissima substrate obtained by ultrasonic-assisted treatment. In the experiment, 320...

Author(s) : Qian Jing; Gao JingJing; He ZhengBin; Yi SongLin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.43

3. Thermal behavior and flame retardancy of poplar wood impregnated with furfuryl alcohol catalyzed by boron/phosphorus compound system.

The objective of this work was to improve the thermal stability and flame resistance of furfurylated wood via preparing a new multifunctional catalyst system containing boric acid (BA) and ammonium dihydrogen phosphate (ADP). Here, poplar wood (Populus cathayana) was impregnated with furfuryl...

Author(s) : Zhang LiangLiang; Zhang WenLiang; Peng Yao; Wang Wang; Cao JinZhen

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.71

4. Impregnation of phytic acid into the delignified wood to realize excellent flame retardant.

Introducing bio-based acid sources into the cellulose lumens is an effective way to enhance the flame retardant of wooden products. The wood was delignified at first and then phytic acid (PA) was adsorbed solely into the vessels of the wood. With only 8.0 wt% addition of PA, the highly flame...

Author(s) : Wang KaiHao; Meng Dan; Wang ShuHeng; Sun Jun; Li HongFei; Gu XiaoYu; Zhang Sheng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.37

5. Exploring new frontiers in forecasting forest growth, yield and wood property variation.

Author(s) : Drew, D. M.

Publisher : Springer-Verlag, Paris, France

Journal article : Annals of Forest Science 2021 Vol.78 No.2 ref.7

6. Wood anatomy of modern and fossil fagales in relation to phylogenetic hypotheses, familial classification, and patterns of character evolution.

The wood anatomy of fagalean families is summarized. Each family and most genera are wood anatomically distinct and can be distinguished by features such as vessel grouping and arrangement, vessel-ray parenchyma pit type, imperforate element type, ray structure, and axial parenchyma distribution....

Author(s) : Wheeler, E. A.; Baas, P.; Manchester, S. R.

Publisher : University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Plant Sciences 2022 Vol.183 No.1 pp.61-86 ref.many

7. Light-colored lignin isolated from poplar by ultrasound-assisted ethanol extraction: structural features and anti-ultraviolet and anti-oxidation activities.

Ethanol extraction of lignocellulosic biomass under mild conditions has re-attracted considerable attention since a light-colored lignin with low molecular weight can be obtained. Unfortunately, the yield of isolated lignin for the ethanol extraction process is very limited. To enhance the...

Author(s) : Su XiuRu; Fu YingJuan; Shao Zhiyong; Qin MengHua; Li XiaoLiang; Zhang FengShan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.47

8. Variability in growth-determining hydraulic wood and leaf traits in Melia dubia across a steep water availability gradient in southern India.

In India, short-rotation plantations have increasingly been promoted over the last decades in response to altered forest management policy and increased wood demand. Understanding how short-rotation forest species coordinate fast growth with water demand and carbon investment will help improving...

Author(s) : Ramesha, M. N.; Link, R. M.; Paligi, S. S.; Hertel, D.; Röll, A.; Hölscher, D.; Schuldt, B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.505 ref.129

9. Minimum and maximum wood density as proxies of water availability in two Mexican pine species coexisting in a seasonally dry area.

Key message: Minimum wood density is a proxy of soil moisture during the early growing season. Maximum wood density responds to late growing-season drought. Seasonally dry areas are ideal settings to refine our understanding of tree growth proxies of water availability. Despite recent...

Author(s) : Pompa-García, M.; Hevia, A.; Camarero, J. J.

Publisher : Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Trees: Structure and Function 2021 Vol.35 No.2 pp.597-607 ref.many

10. Preparation of superhydrophobic wood surfaces via in-situ synthesis of Cu2(OH)3Cl nano-flowers and impregnating PF&STA to improve chemical and mechanical durability.

Superhydrophobic wood surfaces had been fabricated via in-situ synthesis of Cu2(OH)3Cl nano-flowers. The modified wood surface exhibited improved water repellency as evidenced by an increased water contact angle (163° vs 50 to 75° for the control) and a sliding angle less than 5°. The modified wood ...

Author(s) : Lu QuanXiong; Jiang HaiQiu; Cheng RuiFeng; Xia SengWei; Zhan Ke; Yi TengFei; Morrell, J. J.; Yang Long; Du GuanBen; Gao Wei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2021 Vol.172 ref.49

11. Eco-friendly method to improve the durability of different bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens, Moso) sections by silver electrochemical treatment.

An ecological method to improve the durability of bamboo has been proposed by electrochemical silver modification of hemicellulose and lignin. The influences of silver electrochemistry on the different sections of bamboo cross (BC), bamboo radial (BR), bamboo skin (BS) and bamboo pith (BP) were...

Author(s) : Ju ZeHui; Zhan TianYi; Cui JianXin; Brosse, N.; Zhang HaiYang; Hong Lu; Lu XiaoNing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2021 Vol.172 ref.54

12. Advances and prospects of wood identification technology coupled with computer vision.

Forests house over half of the world's wild plant and animal species, and produce valuable forest products for human. The over-exploitation of forest products poses huge threats to global biodiversity and ecosystem. China is one of the world's largest countries in the production, trade and...

Author(s) : He Tuo; Liu ShouJia; Lu Yang; Jiao LiChao; Yin YaFang

Publisher : Journal of Forestry Engineering, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Journal of Forestry Engineering 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.18-27 ref.10

13. Effect of earlywood vessel distribution on creep characteristics of ring-porous oak wood.

Rheological behavior of wood is closely related to factors such as moisture content and temperature, and is also closely related to the composition and arrangement of wood cells. In some cases, the latter may have a greater impact. Especially for the annular hardwood with many earlywood vessels,...

Author(s) : Yin YeQiao; Hou JunFeng; Jiang ZhiHong; Yu YouMing

Publisher : Journal of Forestry Engineering, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Journal of Forestry Engineering 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.54-60 ref.7

14. Computer vision-based wood identification and its expansion and contribution potentials in wood science: a review.

The remarkable developments in computer vision and machine learning have changed the methodologies of many scientific disciplines. They have also created a new research field in wood science called computer vision-based wood identification, which is making steady progress towards the goal of...

Author(s) : Hwang SungWook; Sugiyama JunJi

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Plant Methods 2021 Vol.17 No.47 pp.(28 April 2021) ref.192

15. Heuristic study on the interaction between heat exchange and slow relaxation processes during wood moisture content changes.

Non-Fickian" diffusion of wood moisture refers to the unexplained anomalous behaviour of water vapour sorption in wood. The depression of moisture diffusion rates in thin sections of wood tissue during moisture con-tent change at high relative humidity is one of the least-understood aspects of...

Author(s) : Willems, W.

Publisher : Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Holzforschung 2021 Vol.75 No.4 pp.303-312

16. Moisture content dependence of anisotropic vibrational properties of wood at quasi equilibrium: analytical review and multi-trajectories experiments.

This article aims at providing a synthetic view of the equilibrium moisture content (EMC) dependence of wood vibrational properties (i.e. dynamic mechanical properties in the audio-frequency range), including specific dynamic modulus of elasticity (Ely) and damping coefficient expressing internal...

Author(s) : Brémaud, I.; Gril, J.

Publisher : Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Holzforschung 2021 Vol.75 No.4 pp.313-327

17. Transient destabilisation in anisotropic vibrational properties of wood when changing humidity.

Moisture changes cause transient effects in various polymeric materials. In wood, they are mainly documented in semi-static or low-frequency domains and could explain various anomalies in wood behaviour, including the so-called mechano-sorptive effect. This article aimed at exploring and...

Author(s) : Brémaud, I.; Gril, J.

Publisher : Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Holzforschung 2021 Vol.75 No.4 pp.328-344 ref.many

18. Rapid and nondestructive evaluation of hygroscopic behavior changes of thermally modified softwood and hardwood samples using near-infrared hyperspectral imaging (NIR-HSI).

The objective of this work was to provide a rapid and nondestructive imaging method for evaluating the hygroscopic behavior of thermally modified lignocellulosic materials (softwood and hardwood). The difference in the hygroscopic behavior was explained by moisture content (MC) mapping results and...

Author(s) : Ma, T.; Schimleck, L.; Inagaki, T.; Tsuchikawa, S.

Publisher : Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Holzforschung 2021 Vol.75 No.4 pp.345-357

19. Tensile properties of surface modified bamboo slices coated with epoxy resin considering the corrosion of acid and alkali environment.

This paper presents an anticorrosive method to protect bamboo from the corrosion induced by coating a layer of epoxy resin on the surface of bamboo slices. Four surface modifications including heat treatment, alkali treatment, coupling treatment and acetylation treatment are applied to bamboo...

Author(s) : Ma Qiang; Liu Zhao; Xiao HengLin; Chen Zhi

Publisher : Slovak Forest Products Research Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia

Journal article : Wood Research (Bratislava) 2021 Vol.66 No.2 pp.183-194 ref.38

20. Diversity and distribution of ligninolytic fungi.

Ligninolytic fungi is a large and heterogeneous group of species, mainly from the two phyla Ascomycota and Basidiomycota. They are the main players in the decomposition of wooden materials worldwide. In this chapter, the diversity and distribution of ligninolytic fungal species is presented....

Author(s) : Skrede, I.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Advances in Botanical Research 2021 Vol.99 pp.1-36

21. Wood as a hostile habitat for ligninolytic fungi.

Fungi in dead wood are subject to stressful conditions. To develop, they need to access nutritive substrates, water, oxygen and a matrix to spread. Due to the structural organization of the wood material and its chemical composition, all these parameters could be limiting factors for fungal...

Author(s) : Morel-Rouhier, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Advances in Botanical Research 2021 Vol.99 pp.115-149

22. How to rot: a role for TOR. Interplay between carbon catabolite repression and TOR signaling pathway.

Dead wood is mainly composed of cellulose and hemicellulose which are sugar polymers but also of lignin, a polymer of phenolic compounds. Wood is an ecological niche for lignocellulosic saprotrophic fungi which are able to degrade those polymers and use degradation products for their growth. The...

Author(s) : Noël, D.; Nguyen, D. V.; Sormani, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Advances in Botanical Research 2021 Vol.99 pp.151-173

23. Wood degradation by Panaque nigrolineatus, a neotropical catfish: diversity and activity of gastrointestinal tract lignocellulolytic and nitrogen fixing communities.

Consuming wood as a primary food source poses many challenges for animals. Rich in non-assimilable carbohydrates, wood digestion requires a high degree of anatomical and physiological specialization by both the host and its microbiome. However, wood comsumption (xylivory) as a dietary strategy to...

Author(s) : Watts, J. E. M.; McDonald, R. C.; Schreier, H. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Advances in Botanical Research 2021 Vol.99 pp.209-238 ref.96

24. Mechanical properties of spruce wood extracted from GLT beams loaded by fire.

Heating wood to high temperature changes either temporarily or permanently its physical properties. This issue is addressed in the present contribution by examining the effect of high temperature on residual mechanical properties of spruce wood, grounding on the results of full-scale fire tests...

Author(s) : Kucíková, L.; Šejnoha, M.; Janda, T.; Sýkora, J.; Padevět, P.; Marseglia, G.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.28

25. Energy refurbishment of family houses in Serbia in line with the principles of circular economy.

To achieve material efficiency, the ongoing initiative to improve thermal properties of family houses in the Republic of Serbia should include harmonization with internationally established and nationally adjusted principles of circular economy. The overall aim of this study was to propose a...

Author(s) : Kosanović, S.; Miletić, M.; Marković, L.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.42