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Vol.8- No.3 (No.412) September 2009

Influence of browsing on dwarf bamboo (Sasa nipponica) by Sika deer
(Cervus nippon) on the structure of epigeal spider (Araneae) ssemblage
Polyethylene glycol improves somatic embryo maturation in big-leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla King, Meliaceae)
Note A record of an Ussurian tube-nosed bat (Murina ussuriensis) found in the snow in early winter and its implication
Research material The effect of constructing a road in a natural beech forest on the population of Fagus crenata and variety of fungal flora
Research material Time-series data of the growth and yield experimental sites surveyed in FY2001-2005 (Growth and Yield Experiment Report No.24)

Vol.8- No.2 (No.411) June 2009

Emission of volatile organic compounds during drying of veneer:
Red meranti (Shorea sect. Rubroshorea), larch (Larix sp.),
and sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don)
Food habits of the copper pheasant Syrmaticus soemmerringii in winter season
Quantification of the mycelial mass of the white-rot fungus
Pleurotus pulmonarius by real-time PCR
Note Microsatellite polymorphism of Siebold’s beech (Fagus crenata Blume) at five National Forest Reserves in the Oshima Peninsula, southern Hokkaido
Research material Imprisonment by glaze ice may have caused the death of a cavity-roosting marsh tit (Parus palustris)

Vol.8- No.1 (No.410) March 2009

Review Article Study on variability characteristics of forest floor CO2 efflux
Research materials Hydrological observation reports of the Kamabuchi experimental watershed -No.1,No.2 and No.3 experimental watersheds- (January 2001 to December 2005)
Research materials Values for forest damage caused by strong wind, heavy rain,snow and forest fire based on statistics compiled in Japan from fiscal year 1954 to 2003
Research materials A record of Radde's Warbler (Phylloscopus schwarzi)in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Research materials Euterpnosia chibensis okinawana Ishihara (Insecta: Homoptera)captured by emergence traps set on the forest floor of the Yambaru, a subtropical forest of Japan
Research materials Odonate fauna of Tama Forest Science Garden

Vol.7- No.4 (No.409) December 2008

Note Heritability of mycelial growth rate in Lentinula edodes (shiitake mushroom)
Research materials Growth of ectomycorrhizal fungi on various culture media
Research materials Ambrosia beetles captured with ethanol traps in Irazu-yama National Forest, Kochi Prefecture
Research materials Meteorological statistics during the past 90 years from 1918 to 2007 at Tohkamachi in Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Research materials Wind data recorded at Ogawa Forest Reserve, Japan, from November 2003 to April 2006

Vol.7- No3 (No.408) September 2008

Original articles The Effect of various forest disturbances on water discharge duration curve
  -The Case Comparison between the Sarukawa experimental watershed in Miyazaki-shi and the Tatsunokuchi-yama experimental watershed in Okayama-shi-
Note Stand structure of a forest damaged by a wilt disease of oak trees caused by Raffaelea quercivora at Kutsuki area in Shiga Prefecture
Research materials Hydrological Observation Reports in Tatsunokuchi-yama Experimental Watershed(January, 2001 . December, 2005)
Research materials Changes in the distributions of pine wilt disease and the vector beetle Monochamus alternatus in the Tohoku region of northern Japan

Vol.7- No.2 (No.407) June 2008

Original articles Structure and dynamics of a subalpine coniferous forest with dense undergrowth of Sasa palmata on Mt. Ontake, central Japan
Note Growth analysis of a 43-years-old Betula maximowicziana stand in Tomakomai National Forest
Research materials Checklist of longicorn coleoptera of Sri Lanka (1)
Vesperidae and Cerambycidae excluding Lamiinae

Vol.7- No.1 (No.406) March 2008

Original articles Studies on soil invertebrates in the Tama Forest Science Garden
2. Soil macrofauna in a evergreen natural forest
Note Use of artificial roosts by Ussuri tube-nosed bats Murina ussuriensis
Research materials Statistical report of hydrological observations at the Sarukawa experimental watershed (January 1987 to December 2000)
Research materials Actinorhizal plants and Frankia in Japan

Vol.6- No.4 (No.405) December 2007

Original articles Basic densities as a parameter for estimating the amount of carbon removal by forests and their variation
Original articles A new Hemiops, genus new to Japan, species of Elateridae(Coleoptera) from Okinawa Island of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan
Note Selection of Pleurotus pulmonarius from domestic basidiomycetous fungi for biodegradation of chlorinated dioxins as environmentally persistent organopollutants
Note Flowering culm dynamics in sporadic flowering of Sasa cernua MAKINO
Research materials Ambrosia beetles captured with ethanol traps in Takatori-yama Preservation Forest, Kochi Prefecture
Research materials Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) collected with Malaise traps set in natural forests and plantations in the northeastern part of Ibaraki Prefecture
Research materials Data of meteorology and snow pit observations at Makunosawa in Myoko, Japan (8 winter periods from 2000 to 2007)

Vol.6- No.3 (No.404) September 2007

Review Articles Relationships between insect and disease pest damages and thinning practice in plantations of Japanese red cedar and Hinoki cypress in Japan
Original articles Germination characteristics of a pioneer shrub,Stachyurus praecox(Stachyuraceae)
Original articles Sex expression and reproductive biology of Stachyurus praecox(Stachyuraceae)
Note Comparison of throughfall at Cryptomeria japonica and Fagus crenata stands in FFPRI Tohoku Research Center
Research materials Hydrological observation reports of the Kamabuchi experimental watershed
 −No.3 and No.4 experimental watersheds −(January 1961 to December 2000)

Vol.6- No.2 (No.403) June 2007

Note The first record of the Japanese freshwater crab Geothelphusa dehaani from the Danjo Islands
Research materials Twelve-years change of a broad-leaved secondary forest in Ginkakuji-san National Forest
Review Articles Water-holding capacity and basin storage at forest catchments in Japan
Review Articles Forest-Watershed Experiment and proposal for future experiments
Research materials The necessity for the research on the relationship between transition of forest floor vegetation accompanying thinning and function of soil and water conservation in artificial sugi(Cryptomeria japonica) forest.

Vol.6- No.1 (No.402) March 2007

Original Articles Effects of sorting logs on sawn lumber yields and qualities
- Young's modulus and moisture content -
Original Articles Estimating species number of forest-dependent birds in Japan
Original Articles Effect of gamma-ray irradiation on enzymatic hydrolysis of spent corncob substrates from edible mushroom,enokitake (Flammulina velutipes) cultivation
Original Articles Variation in nitrogen status indices among forest types within the Yahagi River watershed, central Japan
Original Articles Novel aggregation pheromone, quercivorol from the boring frass of an ambrosia beetle, Platypus quercivorus (Coleoptera: Platypodidae)
Note Note on the dieback of Cornus florida caused by Xylosandrus compactus
Note Winter roosting sites and roosting behavior of tree creepers (Certhia familiaris) in Hokkaido
Note Comparison between compression strength perpendicular to the grain and shear strength parallel to the grain of Western hemlock lumber
Research Materials Dipteran fauna of Tama Forest Science Garden

Vol.5- No.4 (No.401) December 2006

Original Article Experimental release of adult Dastarcus helophoroides (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae) in a pine stand damaged by pine wilt disease: Effects on Monochamus alternatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Original Article High population densities of an exotic lizard, Anolis carolinensis and its possible role as a pollinator in the Ogasawara Islands
Original Article Biomass of planted forests and biotic climax of shrub and grass communities in the central dry zone of Myanmar
Original Article Influence of the position in xylem, storage period and heat treatment on the efficiency of DNA extraction and on the quality of DNA from wood
Research Material Flora list of wild plants in Shikoku Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute

Vol.5- No.3 (No.400) September 2006

Original Article Characterization of the cell walls prepared from Populus alba cells grown
in boron deficient medium
Original Article Effects of disturbance on vertical stratification of broad-leaved secondary forests in Tatsunokuchi-yama Experimental Forest
Original Article Density dynamics of an entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana introduced into fresh water
Original Article Factors affecting poor mycelial growth on cadavers of Monochamus alternatus infectedwith an entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana
Note Influence of the invasion of Leiothrix lutea on a native avifauna in a natural beech forest on Mt. Karimata, Kyushu
Research Material Longicorn beetles captured with Malaise traps in Shiga-cho, Shiga Prefecture

Vol.5- No.2 (No.399) June 2006

Review Article Pests on commercial mushrooms in Japan
Original Article An experimental study on temporal and spatial variability of flow pathways in a small forested catchment
Original Article Preliminary results for genetic variation and populational differentiation of Japanese alder (Alnus japonica), a pioneering tree species in the Kushiro Marshland, Hokkaido
Original Article Observation of ambient air CO2 concentration at the campus of FFPRI, Tsukuba, Japan from 1989 to 2004
Original Article Comparison of aquatic invertebrates among four small forest streams in Takatori Mountain, Shikoku, Japan
Research Material Ambrosia beetles captured with ethanol traps in Ichinomata Experimental Forest, Kochi Prefecture

Vol.5- No.1 (No.398) March 2006

Review Article The Present State and Problems of Forest Multi-functionality in Japan Based on a Review of Past Researches
-With a focus on the functions for preserving the global environment and for cultivating water resources-
Original Article Environmental factors associated with the damage ratio caused by the Japanese horntail Urocerus japonicus (Hymenoptera:Siricidae) in the middle and western parts of Shikoku Island
Original Article Management and development of Kofu City's water resource conservation forest in the postwar periods
Original Article Estimating variations in wood density by drilling resistance
Original Article Butterfly fauna of Tama Forest Science Garden, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
Original Article Estimate of material recycling flow in the Japanese wood industry
Original Article Supplementary notes on the elaterid-beetles (Coleoptera, Elateridae) of the Ogasawara Islands held in the collection of the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI), including a description of a new species
Research Material Hydrological observation reports of the Kamabuchi experimental watershed -No.1 and No.2 experimental watersheds-(January 1994 to December 2000)

Vol.4- No.4 (No.397) December 2005

Review Article Patterns of slash-and-burn land use and their effects on forest succession
−Swidden-land forests in Borneo−
Original Article Species compositions of vespine wasps collected with bait traps in recreation forests in northern and central Japan
Note Reservation,management and use of satoyama forest in local governments(I)
−From questionnaire survey to municipalities in Kinki district−
Note Reservation,management and use of satoyama forest in local governments(II)
−From questionnaire survey to municipalities in Kanto district−
Research Material Reservation,management and use of satoyama forest in local governments(III)
−Table of results of questionnaires about satoyama forest in Kinki and Kanto district−

Vol.4- No.3 (No.396) September 2005

Original Article Monitoring longicorn beetles in different forest types using collision traps baited with chemical attractants
Note Seed dispersal of Epigaea asiatica (Ericaceae) by ants
Note Photographic evidence of predation by martens (Martes melampus) on vespine wasp nests
Research Material Costs of monitoring forest longicorn beetles
Research Material Tetrad analyses of mating types in shiitake (Lentinula edodes)
Research Material Data of Properties of Snow Cover in Tohkamachi VI
(November 1999 - April 2004, 5 Winter Seasons)

Vol.4- No.2 (No.395) June 2005

Original Article Measurement of volatile organic compounds emissions from laminas for the glue-laminated timber and domestic solid wood stored long term
Original Article Effects of dwarf bamboo (Sasa nipponica) and deer (Cervus nippon centralis)on the chemical properties of soil and microbial in a forest at Ohdaigahara, central Japan
Original Article Pollen utilization by Bombus hypocrita sapporoensis colonies in fragmented forest landscapes in Hokkaido, Japan
Research Material Knot number, size and distribution differences in sugi trees (Cryptomeria japonica D.Don) among four stands by different pruning procedures

Vol.4- No.1 (No.394) March 2005

Original Article Precipitation chemistry of the Japanese forest area during the rainy season
  - Distributions and changes in precipitation chemistry during the 1990s -
Original Article Attraction of Platypus quercivorus (Murayama) (Coleoptera: Platypodidae)
to logs bored by conspecific silent males
Original Article A decrease in endemic odonates in the Ogasawara Islands, Japan
Original Article Notes on the elaterid-beetles from the Ogasawara Islands in the collection of Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI)
Research Material Guide to the Mt.Naeba Experimental Beech Forest and the related database
Research Material Hydrological observation reprots in Tatsunokuchi-yama experimental forest
(January, 1981 - December, 2000)
Research Material Effects of fertilization, soil and cultivation on annual ring structures of two sugi (Cryptomeris japonica D.Don) clones

Vol.3- No.4 (No.393) December 2004

Original Article Factors and Trend in the Diffusion of Swing Yarders
Original Article Real-time vibration testing method of wood during drying under high-temperature and high-humidity conditions
Original Article Mean basic density and density variation within individual trees in major plantation species
Original Article Effects of testing methods on characteristic properties of compression perpendicular to the grain of Douglas-fir timber
Research Material Monitoring of Acidic Precipitation's Effects on Forest Ecosystems
-Monitoring of the rain and forest in the Hinoki stand in the Shikoku area-
Research Material Monitoring of Acidic Precipitation's Effects on Forest Ecosystems
-Monitoring of four old-age-stands in the Shikoku area-
Research Material Monitoring of Acidic Precipitation's Effects on Forest Ecosystems
-Monitoring the rain and forest in Tohoku district-

Vol.3- No.3 (No.392) September 2004

Original Article Bending and Tensile Strength Properties of Finger-Jointed Lumber Composed of Sugi and Western hemlock
Original Article Experimental release of a parasitoid, Dastarcus helophoroides (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae), on Monochamus alternatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) infesting Pinus densiflora in the field
Original Article Comparison of sampling methods for aquatic insect indicators of forest condition in terms of collection efficiency
Original Article Community structure of butterflies in the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, central Japan
Research Material Observation records of flowering period of plants in the Ogasawara Islands
Research Material A Method for Measuring Fluxes of Greenhouse Gases from Forest Soils
Research Material Monitoring of Acidic Precipitation's Effects on Forest Ecosystems
- Rainwater Chemistry at FFPRI in Tsukuba -
Research Material Monitoring of Acidic Precipitation's Effects on Forest Ecosystems
- Acid deposition in a Sugi (Japanese cedar) forest in the Kansai Region -
Research Material Monitoring of Acidic Precipitation's Effects on Forest Ecosystems
- Rainwater Chemistry in a Subalpine Coniferous Forest at Mt. Ontake, Nagano Prefecture, Central Japan -
Research Material Monitoring of Acidic Precipitation's Effects on Forest Ecosystems
- Tree Census, Vegetation and Soil Profile Data at Two Subalpine Forest Plots in Mt. Ontake, Nagano Prefecture, Central Japan -

Vol.3- No.2 (No.391) June 2004

Original Article Long-term attractiveness of autoclaved oak logs bored by male Platypus quercivorus (Murayama) (Coleoptera: Platypodidae) to male and female beetles
Original Article Fluidization mechanism of landslide and prediction of the travel distance
Original Article An evaluation of predation impact of the introduced lizard Anolis carolinensis on the endemic insect fauna of the Ogasawara Islands based on insect collection records and feeding experiments, with special reference to longicorn beetles (Insecta:Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Original Article In-situ surface runoff experiments in the China-Loess Plateau
Original Article Investigations on fungal pathogens of Epinotia picea (Issiki) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in an outbreak population occurred at a plantation of Abies veitchii Lindl. on Mt. Fuji

Vol.3- No.1 (No.390) March 2004

Original Article Formation of Stable Charcoal Layer Coating the Wooden Material Surface by the Application of Tannin-Charcoal Suspensions
Original Article Manganese peroxidase from Phanerochaete crassa WD1694
Original Article Two new species and a new subspecies of Japanese Cerambycidae (Coleoptera)
Note A Heartwood Norlignan, Agatharesinol, was Generated in Sapwood during Withering of a Sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) Log
Note Characteristic Differences of Non-Reforested Lands Compared with Reforested Lands in Kumamoto, Kyushu
Research Material Sustainable Management of Sacred Forests and Their Potential for Eco-Tourism in Zanzibar
Research Material Longicorn beetles of Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense, identified by Dr. E.F. Gilmour, 1963 (Coleoptera: Disteniidae and Cerambycidae)

Vol.2- No.4 (No.389) December 2003

Review Article Study on wood discoloration of Cryptomeria japonica and Chamaecyparis obtusa by Urocerus japonicus, U.antennatus, and their fungal symbiont: Species of Amylostereum, and the influence of Amylostereum on Cr. japonica and Ch. obtusa trees
Original Article Butterfly fauna in and near the Ogawa Forest Reserve
Original Article Recent Degradation of Conifer Plantations in the Kansai District of Japan
Original Article Preliminary release experiments in laboratory and outdoor cages of Dastarcus helophoroides (Fairmaire) (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae) for biological control of Monochamus alternatus Hope (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Note Annual variations in temperature and relative humidity induced by laying charcoals in crawl spaces under the ground floor
Note Daily variations in temperature, relative humidity and absolute humidity induced by laying charcoals in crawl spaces under the ground floor
Research Material Catalogue of bird skin collection in Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI)

Vol.2-No.3(No.388) September 2003

Original Article Ionic Concentrations and Loads of Rainwater on Forested Land in a Suburban Area in the KANTO Region, Japan
- The Measurement Results of Rainwater at FFPRI in Tsukuba -
Original Article Seasonal changes in the concentrations and depositions of dissolved substances in precipitation observed in a forest region located in an inland Tohoku district
Original Article Inter-annual variations in leaf litter production in a conifer plantation : effects of thinning and climate
Original Article Changes in dipteran assemblages with secondary succession of temperate deciduous forests following clear-cutting
Original Article Habitat Use of the Copper Pheasant Syrmaticus soemmerringii in Central Japan
Original Article Effect of cross-sectional dimensions of tracheids on percentages of cell wall in Japanese larch
Research Material Tree census in the Shozawa basin of the Takaragawa Experimental Watershed
Research Material Database Construction Procedure for Bandsaw Roll-Tensioning Manual

Vol.2-No.2(No.387) June 2003
  Original Article Symptom development in the trunk of Japanese black pine recovered from pine wilt disease with nematicide trunk injection near the ground
Original Article Flavones from Alnus rubra Bong. seed coat
Original Article SEM-EDXA study on the interface between wood and cement in Cement Strand Slab
Note Generation and Utilization of Wood Residue at Sawmills
Research Material Aboveground Biomass and Net Primary Production of a Broad-leaved Secondary Forest in the Southern Part of Kyoto Prefecture, Central Japan

Vol.2-No.1(No.386) March 2003
  Review Article The Arrangement of the Database on Forest Information and the Application of the Database to the Forest Planning
in the Forest Owners' Cooperative in Japan
Original Article Wood Properties of Sugi Clones Selected from Plus Trees in Kanto Breeding Region
Original Article Height Growth Relationships in Secondary Plant Communities in Kalimantan for Forestry Projects
under the Clean Development Mechanism of COP 7
Original Article Studies on Soil Invertebrates in the Tama Forest Science Garden 1. Oribatid mites
Note Creation of a Map of Tohoku Forest District Area Using Satellite Images
Research Material Analyzed Data Relative to Wood Properties of Sugi Clones Selected from Plus Trees in Kanto Breeding Region

Vol.1-No.4(No.385) December 2002
  Original Article Feruloyl Esterases from Suspension-cultured Rice Cells
Original Article A New Portble Light Trap for Moth Collection
Original Article Transformation of Populus alba and Direct Selection of Transformants with the Herbicide Bialaphos
Note Artificial Seed Enveloped with Dialysis Membrane Germinate Quickly under Non-aseptic Conditions
Research Materia Catalogue of T.Mishima's Collection -Bird Skins-

Vol.1-No.3(No.384) November 2002
  Note Hygroscopicity of Sugi (Cryptomeria japonicaD. Don) Wood Treated with High Temperature Steam
Note Stump Holding Power of Small Trees
Note Measurement of Kickback Reaction Force of a Brush Cutter
Research Material Longicorn Beetles from Gunung Halimun National Park, West Java, Indonesia from 1997 - 2002 (Coleoptera, Disteniidae and Cerambycidae)

Vol.1-No.2(No.383) Octber 2002
  Original Article Species Compositions and Seasonal Changes in the Number of Social Wasps Collected with Malaise traps in Natural Deciduous Forests in and near the Ogawa Research Forest, Northern Kanto, Japan (Hymenoptera, Vespidae)
Original Article Change in Revolution Speeds of Band Saw Wheels and Power Consumption during Sawing
Original Article The Operationalization of the Kyoto Protocol with a Focus on Sinks: A Perspective for Japan
Original Article Difference of Growth by the Spatial Distribution of Individual Trees and Growth Factor

Vol.1-No.1(No.382) March 2002
  Review Article Studies on Pruning for Knot-free Timber Production
Original Article Microscopic Study on the Composites of Wood and Polypropylene
Original Article Fungal Pathogens of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) and Their Virulences
Note A Simple Method for Trapping and Monitoring Pest Mitesin Indoor Mushroom Cultivation