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Pull-Out and Tensile Strength Properties of Two Selected Tropical Trees

  title={Pull-Out and Tensile Strength Properties of Two Selected Tropical Trees},
  author={N. Osman and M. N. Abdullah and C. H. Abdullah},
  journal={Sains Malaysiana},
A bioengineering technique is gradually being used as an alternative for slope stabilisation design. The effect of vegetation on soil strength, particularly in terms of root reinforcement aspects has therefore become a major interest. However, there is a lack of documentation on the root mechanical properties available especially in Malaysia. In this study, both pull-out and tensile strength of two tropical trees namely Leucaena leucocephala and Acacia mangium were investigated on different… Expand

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