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Micromorphology of Decay in Preservative Treated Wood

  • A. F. Bravery
Conference paper

Abstract

Although the role of fungi in the decay of timber has been studied for more than a hundred years, few investigations of fungal hyphae growing through preservative treated wood have been reported.

Keywords

Timber Species Wood Preservative Resin Canal Preservative Solution Copper Naphthenate 
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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. F. Bravery
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  1. 1.Building Research EstablishmentPrinces Risborough LaboratoryPrinces RisboroughEngland

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