Biological Control of Wood-Attacking Fungi Using Bacteria

  • Riana Benko
  • Terry L. Highley
Part of the Biodeterioration Research book series (BIOR, volume 3)

Abstract

Soon after felling, wood is susceptible to colonization by wood-attacking fungi. Infection often occurs within a few days after cutting and may continue to progress in the wood, even though the wood is processed into preservative-treated products, such as poles, railroad ties, and construction timbers. The protection of unseasoned timbers against wood-attacking fungi should not be neglected, because the quality and durability of wood products depend on good care of the unseasoned timbers.

Keywords

Agar Mold Bacillus Pseudomonas Streptomyces 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Riana Benko
    • 1
  • Terry L. Highley
    • 2
  1. 1.LjubljanaYugoslavia
  2. 2.Forest Products LaboratoryUSDA, Forest ServiceMadisonUSA

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