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Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Date of Publication
Agriculture & Farming
Springer Series in Wood Science
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Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
36 Illustrations, color; 41 Illustrations, black and white; IX, 274 p. 77 illus., 36 illus. in color.
Barry A. Gardiner, John Barnett, Joseph Gril, Pekka Saranpaa
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Table Of Contents
Introduction.- Morphology, Anatomy and Ultrastructure of Reaction Wood.- Cell Wall Polymers in Reaction Wood.- The Molecular Mechanisms of Reaction Wood Induction.- Biomechanical Action and Biological Functions.- Physical and Mechanical Properties of Reaction Wood.- Detection and Grading of Compression Wood.- Effects of Reaction Wood on the Performance of Wood and Wood-based Products.- Commercial Implications of Reaction Wood and the Influence of Forest Management.