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Five-year field trials using preservative-treated, second-growth Douglas-fir exposed in ground contact in AustraliaAuthor(s): Rodney C. De Groot; Douglas M. Crawford; Jack Norton; John Keith
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 50, no. 2 (Feb. 2000).:p. 46-53 : ill., map.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe durability of preservative-treated stakes of second-growth Coastal Douglas-fir was evaluated in a field plot in northern Queensland, Australia. Results from this field trial indicate that second-growth Douglas-fir can be treated with preservatives to meet Australian standards and will provide long-term durability in adverse environments. Data presented indicate that within a 5-year time frame, the importance of minimum penetration parameters decreases as retention increases.
CitationDe Groot, Rodney C.; Crawford, Douglas M.; Norton, Jack; Keith, John. 2000. Five-year field trials using preservative-treated, second-growth Douglas-fir exposed in ground contact in Australia. Forest products journal. Vol. 50, no. 2 (Feb. 2000).:p. 46-53 : ill., map.
KeywordsPseudotsuga menziesii, Wood preservatives, Durability, Field experimentation
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