Wood Microbiology
  • Author : Robert A. Zabel
  • Release Date : 04 March 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Nature
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128205730

Download or read book entitled Wood Microbiology written by Robert A. Zabel and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 04 March 2020 with total pages 576. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Wood Microbiology, Second Edition, presents the latest advances in wood decay and its prevention. Coverage includes classification of fungi and bacteria, factors affecting growth and survival, fungal metabolism, and wood chemistry. There are also chapters that focus on the anatomical aspects, chemical changes, and ultrastructural effects of wood decay. Additionally, this book discusses major issues associated with wood decay, detecting decay, and how to take protective action against it. This is a one-stop reference resource for wood scientists, wood processing and preserving professionals, foresters and forest pathologists, as well as students of forestry, and wood science and technology courses. It is authored by two leading experts with over 80 years of experience working with timber durability. Provides updated taxonomy and classification of decay groups Presents detailed descriptions of anatomical, chemical, and ultrastructural aspects of wood decay Includes discussions on major issues associated with decay, how to detect decay and preventative measures