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Compression Wood in Gymnosperms (3-Volume Set)

By: TE Timell (Author)

2150 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, tables

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1986 | #88432 | ISBN: 3540157158
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NHBS Price: £561.00 $706/€659 approx

Contents

- Historical Background
- Taxonomy, Designation, General Characteristics, and Determination of Compression Wood
- The Structure of Compression Wood
- Chemical Properties of Compression Wood
- Distribution of Chemical Constituents
- Physical Properties of Compression Wood
- Origin and Evolution of Compression Wood
- Formation of Compression Wood
- Incidence and Occurrence of Compression Wood
- Fundamental Factors Causing Formation of Compression Wood
- Gravitropism and Compression Wood
- Physiology of Compression Wood Formation
- Inheritance of Compression Wood
- Ecology of Compression Wood Formation
- Silviculture and Compression Wood
- Mechanism of Compression Wood Action
- Compression Wood in Lumber, Plywood, and Board Manufacture
- Compression Wood in Pulp and Paper Manufacture
- Compression Wood Induced in Firs by the Balsam Woolly Aphid (Adelges piceae)
- Opposite Wood


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