Uptake of organic solvent preservative by plantation grown Lodgepole pine.

  • J.A. Evertsen Forest Products Department, Eolas, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.
  • D.C. Cahill Forest Products Department, Eolas, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.
Keywords: Preservatives, preservative treatment, lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta, organic solvents, bis (tir-n-butylin) oxide (TBTO), fungicides, pesticides.

Abstract

By tradition, redwood and tropical hardwood are used in Ireland in the manufacture of external joinery products such as windows. During the late 1980s an increased availability of Irish grown lodgepole pine has created an awareness of the potential value added end-use of this species in the joinery product market. The increased availability is only recent and information is required on the properties of this plantation grown pine species...
Published
1989-11-01
How to Cite
Evertsen, J., & Cahill, D. (1989). Uptake of organic solvent preservative by plantation grown Lodgepole pine. Irish Forestry. Retrieved from http://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/9663
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