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Classification of timber from Pinus radiata trees exposed to forest fires
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study aimed to classify wood from trees that were exposed to forest fires with regards to their end use. Exposure to high temperatures over time is known to degrade wood in various ways. This degradation ...
The variation and prediction of structural timber properties of standing Pinus patula trees using non-destructive methods
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pinus patula is the most intensively planted conifer in the tropics and sub‐tropics. In South Africa Pinus patula plantations are the main saw‐log resource for structural lumber production. Improved intensive ...