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wood preservatives
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
Any substance that, for a reasonable length of time, is effective in preventing the development and action of wood-rotting fungi, borers of various kinds, and harmful insects that deteriorate wood.
Definition Source
Forest Products Laboratory. 2010. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/25737.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/25737
Broader Term
preservatives
wood technology
Related Term
chromated copper arsenate
creosote
pentachlorophenol
wood impregnation
wood preservation
Spanish
preservantes de la madera
Term Number
25737