Startsida
Hjälp
Sök i LIBRIS databas

     

 

Sökning: onr:16248085 > The Biology of Reac...

The Biology of Reaction Wood [Elektronisk resurs] / edited by Barry Gardiner, John Barnett, Pekka Saranpää, Joseph Gril.

Gardiner, Barry. (editor.)
Barnett, John. (editor.)
Saranpää, Pekka. (editor.)
Gril, Joseph. (editor.)
SpringerLink (Online service) 
ISBN 9783642108143
Publicerad: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : 2014
Engelska IX, 274 p. 77 illus., 36 illus. in color.
Serie: Springer Series in Wood Science, 1431-8563
  • E-bok
Innehållsförteckning Sammanfattning Ämnesord
Stäng  
  • Introduction -- Morphology, Anatomy and Ultrastructure of Reaction Wood -- Cell Wall Polymers in Reaction Wood -- The Molecular Mechanisms of Reaction Wood Induction -- Biomechanical Action and Biological Functions -- Physical and Mechanical Properties of Reaction Wood -- Detection and Grading of Compression Wood -- Effects of Reaction Wood on the Performance of Wood and Wood-based Products -- Commercial Implications of Reaction Wood and the Influence of Forest Management.
  • The book is an essential reference source on reaction wood for wood scientists and technologists, plant biologists, silviculturists, forest ecologists, and anyone involved in the growing of trees and the processing of wood. It brings together our current understanding of all aspects of reaction wood, and is the first book to compare and discuss both compression wood and tension wood. Trees produce reaction wood to maintain the vertical orientation of their stems and the optimum angle of each branch. They achieve this by laying down fibre cell walls in which differences in physical and chemical structure from those of normal fibres are expressed as differential stresses across the stem or branch. This process, while of obvious value for the survival of the tree, causes serious problems for the utilisation of timber. Timber derived from trees containing significant amounts of reaction wood is subject to dimensional instability on drying, causing distortion and splitting. It is also difficult to work as timber, and for the pulp and paper industry the cost of removing the increased amount of lignin in compression wood is substantial. This has both practical and economic consequences for industry. Understanding the factors controlling reaction wood formation and its effect on wood structure is therefore fundamental to our understanding of the adaptation of trees to their environment and to the sustainable use of wood. The topics covered include: -Morphology, anatomy and ultrastructure of reaction wood -Cell-wall polymers in reaction wood and their biosynthesis -Changes in tree proteomes during reaction wood formation <-The biomechanical action and biological functions of reaction wood - Physical and mechanical properties of reaction wood from the scale of cell walls to planks -The detection and characterisation of compression wood -Effects of reaction wood on the performance of wood and wood-based products - Commercial implications of reaction wood and the influence of forest management on its formation 

Ämnesord

Life sciences.  (LCSH)
Forests and forestry.  (LCSH)
Trees.  (LCSH)
Wood.  (LCSH)
Plant anatomy.  (LCSH)
Plant physiology.  (LCSH)
Life Sciences. 
Wood Science & Technology. 
Forestry. 
Plant Physiology. 
Plant Anatomy/Development. 
Tree Biology. 

Klassifikation

SD430-559 (LCC)
TS800-915 (LCC)
TDJ (ämneskategori)
NAT034000 (ämneskategori)
TEC020000 (ämneskategori)
620.12 (DDC)
Ph.01 (kssb/8 (machine generated))
Inställningar Hjälp

Titeln finns på 10 bibliotek. 

Bibliotek i Mellansverige (2)

Ange som favorit

Bibliotek i Stockholmsregionen (3)

Ange som favorit

Bibliotek i östra Sverige (1)

Ange som favorit

Bibliotek i västra Sverige (2)

Ange som favorit

Bibliotek i södra Sverige (2)

Ange som favorit
Om LIBRIS
Sekretess
Blogg
Hjälp
Fel i posten?
Kontakt
Teknik och format
Sök utifrån
Sökrutor
Plug-ins
Bookmarklet
Anpassa
Textstorlek
Kontrast
Vyer
LIBRIS söktjänster
SwePub
Sondera
Uppsök

Kungliga biblioteket hanterar dina personuppgifter i enlighet med EU:s dataskyddsförordning (2018), GDPR. Läs mer om hur det funkar här.
Så här hanterar KB dina uppgifter vid användning av denna tjänst.

Copyright © LIBRIS - Nationella bibliotekssystem

 
pil uppåt Stäng

Kopiera och spara länken för att återkomma till aktuell vy