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Evaluation of thermally-treated wood of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) against Mediterranean termites (Reticulitermes spp.)

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Evaluation of thermally-treated wood of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) against Mediterranean termites (Reticulitermes spp.)

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Oliver Villanueva, JV.; Gascón Garrido, P.; Ibiza Palacios, MDS. (2013). Evaluation of thermally-treated wood of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) against Mediterranean termites (Reticulitermes spp.). European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 71(3):391-393. doi:10.1007/s00107-013-0687-2

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Title: Evaluation of thermally-treated wood of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) against Mediterranean termites (Reticulitermes spp.)
Author: Oliver Villanueva, José Vicente Gascón Garrido, Patricia Ibiza Palacios, María de Sales
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Agronómica y del Medio Natural - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Agronòmica i del Medi Natural
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[EN] Termite resistance of thermally-treated ash (Fraxinus excelsior L) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L) against subterranean termites (Reticulitermes banyulensis) was evaluated. A laboratory no-choice feeding test ...[+]
Subjects: Termites , Thermally-terated wood , Durability
Copyrigths: Cerrado
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European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. (issn: 0018-3768 )
DOI: 10.1007/s00107-013-0687-2
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Springer Verlag (Germany)
Publisher version: http://doi.org/10.1007/s00107-013-0687-2
Type: Artículo

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