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    Author(s): Kevin Archer; Stan Lebow
    Date: 2006
    Source: Primary wood processing : principles and practice. Dordrecht : Springer, c2006: ISBN: 1402043929: 9781402043925: pages 297-338.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Wood preservation can be interpreted to mean protection from fire, chemical degradation, mechanical wear, weathering, as well as biological attack. In this chapter, the term preservation is applied more restrictively to protection from biological hazards.

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    Archer, Kevin; Lebow, Stan. 2006. Wood preservation. Primary wood processing : principles and practice. Dordrecht : Springer, c2006: ISBN: 1402043929: 9781402043925: pages 297-338.

    Keywords

    Insect pests, wood-decaying fungi, service life, wood preservation, wood preservatives, biodegradation, buildings materials, preservation, preservatives, review article

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