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Improved termite resistance of wood by wax impregnation

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Scholz, G.; Militz, H.; Gascón Garrido, P.; Ibiza Palacios, MS.; Oliver Villanueva, JV.; Peters, BC.; Fitzgerald, CJ. (2010). Improved termite resistance of wood by wax impregnation. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 64(8):688-693. doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2010.05.012

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Title: Improved termite resistance of wood by wax impregnation
Author: Scholz, G. Militz, H. Gascón Garrido, Patricia Ibiza Palacios, M. S. Oliver Villanueva, José Vicente Peters, B. C. Fitzgerald, C. J.
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] We investigated the effect of wax-treated and biocide-free wood specimens against three different termite species. A laboratory no-choice test with Reticulitermes banyulensis Clement was carried out in Valencia (Spain) ...[+]
Subjects: Durability , Subterranean termites , Reticulitermes banyulensis , Coptotermes acinaciformis , Mastotermes darwiniensis , Termite resistance , Wax , Wood impregnation
Copyrigths: Cerrado
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International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. (issn: 0964-8305 )
DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2010.05.012
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Elsevier
Publisher version: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2010.05.012
Thanks:
The authors thank Clariant Produkte Deutschland GmbH (Gersthofen) for providing the waxes and financial support for this project.
Type: Artículo

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