The Deposition of a Biocide in Wood-Based Material

  • Jeffrey J. Morrell
  • Keith L. Levien
Part of the Methods In Biotechnology™ book series (MIBT, volume 13)


Wood is a unique combination of the biological polymers cellulose, lignin, and hemicellulose. In living trees, wood serves a structural function supporting the foliage in its never-ending struggle to collect sunlight for photosynthesis. The properties of wood that make it so useful to the living tree also have many applications for man.


Neutron Activation Analysis Relative Permeability Wood Species Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Living Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey J. Morrell
    • 1
  • Keith L. Levien
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Forest ProductsOregon State UniversityCorvallis
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringOregon State UniversityCorvallis

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