A review on natural products as wood protectant

  title={A review on natural products as wood protectant},
  author={Tripti Singh and Adya P. Singh},
  journal={Wood Science and Technology},
Traditional wood protection methods employ chemicals that are considered toxic and can adversely affect human health and the environment. Fortunately, serious efforts are being made globally to develop alternative protection methods based on natural products with little or no toxicity, but the progress in implementation of the technologies has been slow because of certain limitations, including discrepancies between laboratory and field performance of natural products, variability in their… Expand
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