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A Discussion of Wood Quality Attributes and Their Practical Implications A DISCUSSION OF WOOD QUALITY ATTRIBUTES AND THEIR PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS

@inproceedings{Jozsa1999ADO,
  title={A Discussion of Wood Quality Attributes and Their Practical Implications A DISCUSSION OF WOOD QUALITY ATTRIBUTES AND THEIR PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS},
  author={L. Jozsa and G. R. Middleton},
  year={1999}
}
Wood quality is defined as the suitability of wood for a particular end-use. Wood anatomy and tree growth are discussed in terms of macroscopic and microscopic features of a tree examined in cross section. End-use requirements are described in terms of lumber grading. The following wood quality attributes are introduced, defined and discussed in terms of their practical implications for wood processing and wood products: wood density, density variation, juvenile wood/mature wood distribution… Expand
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Juvenile wood (first 20 years of growth) marked on 50 year-old Douglasfir log ends and visible on lumber ends
  • Juvenile wood (first 20 years of growth) marked on 50 year-old Douglasfir log ends and visible on lumber ends
The " spokes-in-the-wheel " represent branch stubs. Live branches are shown in outline ( ), dead portions are shown in black ( ), and decayed stubs are shown in a mottled tone ( )
  • The " spokes-in-the-wheel " represent branch stubs. Live branches are shown in outline ( ), dead portions are shown in black ( ), and decayed stubs are shown in a mottled tone ( )