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    Author(s): Forest Products Laboratory
    Date: 1919
    Source: FPL Technical note ; no. A1
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Many serious losses from decay in wooden structures are due to the fact that the timbers used were infected with wood-destroying fungi while in storage. These losses can be greatly reduced by keeping lumber storage yards in a sanitary condition. Some hints as to how to do this are given below.

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    Forest Products Laboratory 1919. Hints on storing timber to prevent decay. FPL Technical note ; no. A1


    wood destroying fungi, wood preservation, timberyards

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