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Concerns about indoor air quality due to mold growth have increased dramatically in the United States. In the absence of moisture management, fungicides need to be developed for indoor use to control mold establishment. An ideal fungicide for prevention of indoor mold growth on wood-based materials…
Author(s): Carol A. Clausen, Vina W. Yang
Keywords: Mold fungi, fungicide, Aspergillus niger, Penicillium chrysogenum, Trichoderma viride, wood-decaying fungi, Penicillium, Trichoderma mold, southern pine, preservatives, molds (botany)
Source: Thirty-fourth annual meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Preservation : 2003 May 18-23, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2003: 9 pages
Year: 2003
Inhibiting the growth of mold fungi on cellulose-based building materials may be achievable through the use of azole-based antimycotics. Azoles were variably effective against mold fungi that are frequently found on wood and wood products. Unseasoned southern yellow pine specimens that were dip-…
Author(s): Carol. A. Clausen, Vina W. Yang
Keywords: Mold fungi, mildewcide, Aspergillus niger, Penicillium chrysogenum, Trichoderma viride
Source: International biodeterioration & biodegradation. Vol. 55 (2005): Pages 99-102
Year: 2005
Structural damage and potential health risks caused by wood decay and mold fungi in residential structures have been a major concern for homeowners, building contractors and insurance companies alike. The combined damage from decay fungi and mold claims exceeds several billion US dollars annually.…
Author(s): Vina W. Yang, Carol A. Clausen
Keywords: Penicillium chrysogenum, thyme, pelargoniums, tea tree oil, lemongrass oil, dill, rosemary, Aspergillus niger, wood-decaying fungi, molds, essences, essential oils, biodegradation, fungicides, plant extracts, antifungal agents, Aureobasidium pullulans, Trametes versicolor, resistance to decay, Gloephylleum trabeum, Postia placenta, Trichoderma mold, Trichoderma viride, decay fungi, ajowan oil, southern pine
Source: Proceedings, one hundred third annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association ... St. Louis, Missouri, May 6-8, 2007 : volume 103. Birmingham, Ala. : American Wood Protection Association, c2007: pages 62-70
Year: 2007
Although organic, lipophilic acids, such as acetic, propionic, sorbic and benzoic, have a long history as preservatives in the food industry, relatively high concentrations are required and their bioactivities generally pertain to retarding microbial growth rather than eliminating pathogens.…
Author(s): Robert Coleman, Vina Yang, Bessie Woodward, Patti Lebow, Carol Clausen
Keywords: Biodegradation, mold prevention, wood deterioration, wood-decaying fungi, wood preservatives, preserved wood, fungicides, antifungal agents, fatty acids, mold control, organic acids, southern pines, Aspergillus niger, Penicillium chrysogenum, Trichoderma viride, Alternaria alternata, leaching, stain fungi, Aureobasidium pullulans, Gloeophyllum trabeum, Postia placenta, Trametes versicolor, sweetgum, biocides, decay fungi, wood decay, decay resistance, preservative treated wood, treated wood, preservatives, southern yellow pine, fungicidal properties, wood decomposition
Source: Proceedings, one hundred sixth annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association ... Savannah, Georgia, May 23-25, 2010: volume 106. Birmingham, Ala. : American Wood Protection Association, c2010: p. 287-297.
Year: 2010
Hybrid inorganic/organic thin films deposited on wood substrates have been shown to lower the rate of moisture sorption of the wood. Deposition of such thin films can be accomplished by sol–gel deposition or by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition. This paper describes in situ sol–gel…
Author(s): Mandla A. Tshabalala, Vina Yang, Ryan Libert
Keywords: Wood surfaces, deterioration, coatings, thin films, moisture, water repellents, wood moisture, surface chemistry, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, wood-decaying fungi, biodegradation, molds, fungi, fungicides, Aspergillus niger, Penicillium chrysogenum, alkoxysilanes, sol-gel deposition, moisture content, methyltrimethoxysilane, trifluoroacetic acid, energy dispersive x-ray analysis, Trametes versicolor, Gloeophyllum trabeum, resistance to decay, decay fungi, wood decay, durability, Trichoderma viride
Source: Silanes and other coupling agents. Vol. 5. Leiden : VSP, 2009: p. 135-147: ISBN: 9004165916: 9789004165915.
Year: 2009