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    Chemical and morphological changes of incipient to advanced stages of palo podrido, an extensively delignified wood, and other types of white rot decay found in the temperate forests of southern Chile were investigated. Palo podrido is a general term for white rot decay that is either selective or nonselective for the removal of lignin, whereas palo blanco describes the white decayed wood that has advanced stages of delignification.

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    Agosan, Eduardo; Blanchette, Robert A.; Silva, Herman; Lapierre, Catherine; Cease, Kory R.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Abad, André R.; Muga, Pedro. 1990. Characterization of palo podrido, a natural process of delignification in wood. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 56(91): 65-74.

    Keywords

    Palo podrido, white-rot decay, lignin, delignification, ultrastructural analysis, chemical analysis

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