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    Author(s): Roger G. Skolmen
    Date: 1964
    Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-049. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    A study of air-drying 4/4 Eucalyptus robusta lumber in Hilo, Hawaii showed that during typical summer weather it can be dried to below 20 percent moisture content in 2-1/2 months. Grade reduction in 36 percent of the lumber was caused by end splits, insect damage, warp, and surface checking.

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    Skolmen, Roger G. 1964. Air-Drying of Robusta Eucalyptus Lumber. Res. Note PSW-RN-049. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p

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