Antibacterial effects of knotwood extractives on paper mill bacteria

Abstract

Hydrophilic knotwood extracts from 18 wood species were assessed in disc diffusion and liquid culture tests for antibacterial effects against three species of paper mill bacteria. The Pinus sylvestris, P. resinosa, P. contorta, and P. banksiana extracts decreased or inhibited bacterial growth. The susceptibility order was P. sylvestris > P. resinosa > P… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10295-004-0132-y

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