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Characteristics and availability of commercially important woods

@inproceedings{Wiemann2010CharacteristicsAA,
  title={Characteristics and availability of commercially important woods},
  author={M. Wiemann},
  year={2010}
}
All wood is composed of cellulose, lignin, hemicelluloses, and minor amounts (usually less than 10%) of extraneous materials contained in a cellular structure. Variations in the characteristics and proportions of these components and differences in cellular structure make woods heavy or light, stiff or flexible, and hard or soft. The properties of a single species are relatively constant within limits; therefore, selection of wood by species alone may sometimes be adequate. However, to use wood… Expand

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