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The Anatomy, Ultrastructure and Chemical Composition of Wood

  • Wilfred A. Côté
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 67)

Abstract

At a conference devoted to biomass utilization, it is to be expected that wood, a unique renewable material produced by living trees, be given major consideration. Since it is estimated that about 80 percent of available biomass is derived from the forest, it is essential that this component be characterized thoroughly as to anatomy or structure, ultrastructure and chemical composition. Only with this background is it possible to undertake effective utilization of woody biomass for the production of energy, chemical feedstocks or food.

Keywords

Transmission Electron Micrograph Middle Lamella Vessel Element Wood Cell Wall Wood Anatomy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wilfred A. Côté
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.N.C. Brown Center for Ultrastructure StudiesState University of New YorkUSA
  2. 2.College of Environmental Science and ForestrySyracuseUSA

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