Peer-reviewed Publications


Clauson, M., Morrell, J.J., Romanaggi, B., et al. 2017. Nondestructive bending tests on Douglas-fir utility poles as a potential tool for pole sorting and for prediction of their behavior in service. Holzforschung. Vol. 71, No. 5, pp. 397-403. PDF

Konkler, M.J., Newbill, M.A., Lebow, S.T., Morrell, J.J. 2017. Performance of two solid fumigants in covered bridges. Research Note FPL–RN–0346. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pp. PDF

Love, C.S., Meza, L., Morrell, J.J., Lebow, S.T., Matt, F. 2017. Effect of landfill burial on condition of wood: Preliminary tests. Wood and Fiber Science. Vol. 49, No 1, pp. 52-58. PDF

Miyamoto, B., Olszko, E., Sinha, A., Morrell, J.J. 2017. Use of acoustic testing to detect decay and sort western juniper for modulus of elasticity and modulus of rupture. Wood Material Science and Engineering. DOI: 10.1080/17480272.2017.1316312. PDF

Morrell, J.J. 2017. Protection of Wood: A Global Perspective on the Future. In: Pandey K., Ramakantha V., Chauhan S., Arun Kumar A. (eds) Wood is Good. Springer, Singapore. PDF

Morrell, J.J., Miller, D.J., Sichamba, K. 2017. Long term performance of preservative treated shingles of western wood species. Forest Products Journal. In-Press. https://doi.org/10.13073/FPJ-D-17-00007. PDF



Morrell, J.J., Sanders, D. 2016. Control of Stain and Mold Fungi on Red Alder Pallet Stock. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 66, No. 7-8, pp. 467-471. PDF

Taghiyari, H.R., Mohammad-Panah, B., Morrell, J.J. 2016. Effects of wollastonite on the properties of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) made from wood fibers and camel-thorn. Maderas. Ciencia y technologia. Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 157-166. PDF



Fatima, R., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Ability of plant-derived oils to inhibit dampwood termite (Zootermopsis augusticollis) activity. Maderas. Ciencia y technologia. Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 685-690. PDF

Freitag, C., Kamke, F.A., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Resistance of resin-impregnated VTC processed hybrid-poplar to fungal attack. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. Vol. 99, pp. 174-176. PDF

King, D.T., Sinha, A., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Effect of wetting on performance of small-scale shear walls. Wood and Fiber Science. Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 74-83. PDF

Morrell, J.J., Love, C.S. 2015. Effect of edge-sealing on resistance of glueline treated Douglas-fir laminated veneer lumber to Formosan termite attack. European Journal of Wood Products. Vol. 73. pp. 551-552 PDF

Scouse, A., Kamke, F.A., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Potential for Using Essential Oils to Protect Viscoelastic Thermal Compression–Treated Hybrid Poplar. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 65, No. 3-4, pp. 93-99. PDF

Sinha, A., Morrell, J.J. Clauson, M. 2015. Use of Acoustic Assessment to Detect Decay and Assess Condition of Wooden Guardrail Posts. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 65, No. 7-8, pp. 314-319. PDF

Yan, L., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Mold and Decay Resistance of Thermally Modified Douglas-Fir Heartwood. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 65, No. 5-6, pp. 272-277. PDF

Ye, M., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Effect of treatment postfixation practices on copper migration from alkaline-copper-treated Douglas-fir lumber. Wood and Fiber Science. Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 391-398. PDF

Ye, M., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Effect of post-treatment processing on copper migration from Douglas-fir lumber treated with ammoniacal copper zinc arsenate. Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 152, pp. 268-272. ISSN 0301-4797, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.02.001. PDF



Love, C.S., Gardner, B., Morrell, J.J. 2014. Metal accumulation in root crops grown in planters constructed from copper azole treated lumber. Eur. J. Wood Prod. Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 411-412. PDF

Morrell, J.J. 2014. Degradation of lignocellulosic materials and its prevention. JOM. Vol. 66, pp. 580–587. PDF

Morrell, J.J., Sinha, A., Clauson, Love, C.S. 2014. Effect of Inspection Holes on Flexural Properties of Douglas-Fir Utility Poles. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 64, No. 7-8, pp. 300-303. PDF

Schauwecker, C.F., McDonald, A.G., Preston, A.F., Morrell, J.J. 2014. Use of iron oxides to influence the weathering characteristics of wood surfaces: a systematic survey of particle size, crystal shape and concentration. Eur. J. Wood Prod. Vol. 72, No. 5, pp. 669-680. PDF

Taylor, A., Morrell, J.J. 2014. Treatment Technologies: Past and Future. Deterioration and Protection of Sustainable Biomaterials. ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1158, Chapter 11, Pp. 203-216. PDF

Yan, L., Morrell, J.J. 2014. Effects of Thermal Modification on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Douglas-Fir Heartwood. BioResources. Vol. 9, pp. 7152-7161. PDF