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Wood is good : current trends and future prospects in wood utilization

Author: Krishna K Pandey; V Ramakantha; Shakti S Chauhan; A N Arun Kumar
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a compilation of selected papers presented in the International Conference on the theme ℓ́ℓWood is Good: Current Trends and Future Prospects in Woodℓ́ℓ. The contents of the book deal with recent innovations, trends and challenges in wood science and are grouped in five distinct sections. They cover a wide range of topics like wood variability, processing and utilization, wood protection, wood-based  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Krishna K Pandey; V Ramakantha; Shakti S Chauhan; A N Arun Kumar
ISBN: 9789811031151 9811031150
OCLC Number: 971542226
Notes: Includes author index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface; Contents; About the Editors; Wood Properties and Variability; 1 Optimizing Wood Utilization Based on Whole Tree Inherent Property Maps; Abstract; Introduction; Where We Are Now; Where We Need to Be; How We Get There; Mapping Tree Properties; Evidence of the Value in Mapping Tree Properties; Wood Science App and Data Management; Data Sharing and Reporting; Landscape Wood Property Maps; Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; 2 Screening Corewood of Pine for Wood Properties; Abstract; Introduction; Materials and Methods; Results and Discussion; Conclusions; References. 3 Imaging Spiral Grain in Pinus radiata with X-ray MicrotomographyAbstract; Introduction; Materials and Methods; Serial Sectioning and Imaging Spiral Grain by Polarised Light Scanning; X-ray Microtomography Imaging of Spiral Grain; Results and Discussion; Imaging Stem Transverse Sections with a Flatbed Scanner; Numeric Analysis and Quantification of Spiral Grain Using MATLAB; X-ray Microtomography and Grain Angle Measurements; Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; 4 Rapid Measurement of Density of Wood in Progeny Trial of Acacia mangium Willd. Using Resistograph-A Nondestructive Method. AbstractIntroduction; Materials and Methods; Results and Discussion; Relationship Between Wood Density and Resistance Readings at Various Regions (from Bark to Pith); Correlation Between Family Mean Resistance and Family Mean Wood Density Values; Relationship Between Moisture Content in Green Wood and Resistograph Readings; Conclusion; References; 5 Eliminating Growth-Stresses in Eucalyptus: A Scoping Study with E. bosistoana and E. nitens; Abstract; Introduction; Material and Methodology; Results and Discussion; E. nitens Trial; E. bosistoana Trial; Conclusion; References.
Responsibility: Krishna K. Pandey, V. Ramakantha, Shakti S. Chauhan, A.N. Arun Kumar, editors.

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They cover a wide range of topics like wood variability, processing and utilization, wood protection, wood-based composites, wood energy and the role of wood in mitigating climate change.  Read more...

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