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It was found that Microwave (MW) assisted wood preservative (WP) treatments effects further lowering swelling and water absortion values for selected hardwoods and softwood species in this study. It is clear that the post MW treated woods effects further reaction or bonding to hydroxyl group...

Author(s)
Sahin, H. T.; Aydemir, D.
Publisher
Bartin Orman Fakültesi, Bartin Üniversitesi, Bartin, Turkey
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Bartin Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2020, 22, 2, pp 465-471
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This study aimed to investigate the effect of thermal modification and nano-zinc oxide (nano-ZnO) particle impregnation on the deterioration of Caribbean pine wood under field conditions. Samples were thermally-modified at various temperature levels (control, 180°C, 200°C, and 220°C). Nano-ZnO...

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Silva, B. C. da; Trevisan, H.; Garcia, R. A.
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Departamento de Ingeniería en Maderas, Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile
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Maderas: Ciencia y Technologia, 2020, 22, 4, pp 569-576
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Eucalyptus is one of the most fast-growing trees. Therefore, in the last decades it has been extensively planted and harvested so that nowadays Eucalyptus is one of the most popular trees of the planet. There are many genres of this plant and they are often treated as a large bunch of the same...

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Pertuzzatti, A.; Tondi, G.; Coldebella, R.; Costa, H. W. dalla; Corrêa, R.; Gatto, D. A.; Missio, A. L.
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Departamento de Ingeniería en Maderas, Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile
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Maderas: Ciencia y Technologia, 2020, 22, 4, pp 467-476
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The paper investigates the CNC routering protocol by using advanced software for designing, simulation and processing wooden based materials, in order to obtain perforated decorations. The tests were performed on specimens made of three types of materials, namely spruce wood, poplar plywood and...

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Paiu, I.; Androne, A.; Coşereanu, C.
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Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 60-67
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The use of acoustics for determining tree stiffness can be helpful to improve end product value. However, methods to monitor equipment calibration in the field is limited. This experiment endeavored to test the hypothesis that ASTM D198 is an alternative way to monitor calibration performance in...

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Essien, C.; Cheng, G.; Asafu-Adjaye, O.; McDonald, T.; Gallagher, T.; Barlow, B.; Via, B. K.
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Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 3-7
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Background: Medicinal plants have been used since centuries to cure various diseases. There is a huge potential to investigate the medicinal impacts of different parts of plants. Roots, stem, leaves and fruits of Calotropis procera are known for their biological activities. Calotropis procera plant ...

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Dogar, N. A.; Hamza Shahid; Shaukat, H. U.; Khan, M. A.; Farooq Saleem
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Reyaz uddin Research and Development Society, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, Pakistan
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RADS Journal of Biological Research & Applied Sciences, 2020, 11, 1, pp 15-20
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Soursop leaf is an efficacious traditional medicinal plant which has active com ponents such as antibacterial, antivirus, antifungal, antiparasitic and anti inflammation. Soursop leaf extract has proven to be effective as a traditional medicinal ingredient in the form of oi ntments/creams for...

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Putri, A.; Sudimartini, L. M.; Dharmayudha, A. A. G. O.
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Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia
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Indonesia Medicus Veterinus, 2020, 9, 3, pp 305-313
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In order to find out the integration of biocontrol agents with plant chemical and insecticide against Thrips tabaci L. (Thripidae: Thysanoptera), release of Coccinella septempunctata and Chrysoperla carnea, spray of Neem Seed Kernel Extract (NSKE) 5% and spinosad 240 SL (Tracer) were integrated in...

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Sohail Ahmed; Muhammad Waseem Saleem; Abid Ali; Muhammad Shahid Nisar; Rashad Rasool Khan; Abdul Rashid
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Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
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Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2020, 52, 5, pp 1949-1954
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An antagonistic yeast for controlling Rhizopus rot of postharvest peaches was selected by in vivo tests. Then its biocontrol efficacy against natural decay of peaches and its effects on the quality of peaches were investigated. The conditions for producing a solid preparation of this antagonistic...

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Zhang XiaoYun; Yan XueLi; Wu Feng; Gu XiangYu; Zhao LiNa; Zhang ShiTao; Zhang HongYin
Publisher
China Food Publishing Co., Beijing, China
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Shipin Kexue / Food Science, 2020, 41, 14, pp 210-216
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The efficacy of some chemicals and biopesticides have been studied against diamond backmoth, Plutella xylostella. The findings have been discussed in light of present literature.

Author(s)
Dhaked, N. S.; Ashwanikumar
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Dr P. R. Yadav, Muzaffrnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2020, 23, 2, pp 1925-1929

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