Wood Microbiology: Decay and Its Prevention

Kobo ebook | December 1, 2012

byZabel, Robert A.

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An in-depth examination of deterioration caused by fungi and other
microorganisms, Wood Microbiology explores the major damages to wood and wood products during growth, harvesting, storage, and conversion to finished lumber. The characteristics, causes, detection, effects, and control measures for wood damage are stressed.

Key Features
* Reviews characteristics, classification, and metabolism of fungi responsible for wood deterioration and discoloration
* Examines the anatomical, structural, and chemical features of decay
* Covers effects of decay on physical and structural properties of wood
* Presents methods for preventing biodegradation and for preserving wood
* Extensively classroom tested--suitable for a two-quarter or one-semester course
* Each chapter contains a summary and detailed references

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An in-depth examination of deterioration caused by fungi and othermicroorganisms, Wood Microbiology explores the major damages to wood and wood products during growth, harvesting, storage, and conversion to finished lumber. The characteristics, causes, detection, effects, and control measures for wood damage are stressed.Key Features* ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 1, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323139469

ISBN - 13:9780323139465

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