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Effect of dieldrin in the glue line of oak plywood panels in preventing Lyctus beetle damageAuthor(s): Thomas McIntyre
Source: Forest Research Note NE-118. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionFor many years the lumber industry has been seeking improved methods of preventing decay and insect damage to lumber and other wood products. One relatively new approach to this problem is the addition of toxic chemicals in plywood glues to prevent infestations or restrict feeding injury by wood-boring insects. Wood products treated in this manner have been marketed in some countries, and studies have shown that the toxic additives are effective in preventing certain types of insect damage.
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CitationMcIntyre, Thomas. 1961. Effect of dieldrin in the glue line of oak plywood panels in preventing Lyctus beetle damage. Forest Research Note NE-118. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
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