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Record: oai:ARNO:508233

AuthorJ.M. Dinwoodie
TitleCauses of brashness in timber
JournalLeiden Botanical Series
Volume3
Year1976
Issue1
Pages238-252
ISSN0169-8508
AbstractThe factors influencing the development of brashness in timber are discussed. These are reduction in density; changes in moisture content and temperature; ultrastructural changes; changes in chemical composition; and the presence of compression damage. Examples are cited and illustrated. Attention is paid to the recognition of the causes of brashness in the field and in the laboratory.
Document typearticle
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