Properties of pine wood (Pinus sylvestris L.) infected by primary blue stain fungi

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Andrzej Fojutowski
Poznań, Wydawnictwo Akademii Rolniczej, 2005
ISSN 0208-8436

(Polish language version)

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION 7
2. AIM AND GENERAL ASSUMPTIONS OF THE STUDY 8
3. STATE OF THE ART 9
4. SCOPE, ARRAY AND DISCUSSION OF EXPERIENCES, TEST MATERIALS AND
    METHODS
18
    4.1. Scope of the tests  18 
    4.2. Wood used for tests  18 
    4.3. Fungi used for tests  19 
    4.4. Experiment and inspection of infection  21 
    4.5. Tested wood properties and methods of their determination  22 
    4.6.  Preparation of results of wood property tests  26 
5. TEST RESULTS AND DISCUSSION 28
    5.1. Wood structure changes - the influence of primary blue stain fungi on wood 28
    5.2. Wood colour caused by fungi 55
    5.3. Depth of blue stain on wood 55
    5.4. Hygroscopicity 57 
    5.5.  Absorbability 62 
    5.6.  Bending strength and modulus of elasticity at bending 62
    5.7.  Along the grain bending strength 78 
    5.8. Impact value 82 
    5.9.  Modulus of rigidity at torsion and logarithmic decrement 88 
6. SUMMARY AND DISCUSSION 97
7. CONCLUSIONS 110
8. LITERATURE 111
SUMMARY 118
INDEX OF TABLES 120