Essays about: "pine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 487 essays containing the word pine.

  1. 1. Pine production comparison : production potential of Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) and Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) in the southeastern USA in relation to initial density and forest management

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Åsa Ramberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Loblolly pine; Slash pine; Scots pine; management intensity; planting density;

    Abstract : The southeastern (SE) United States (US) produces more industrial timber than any other region in the world. Pine plantations in the southern US have increased from 1.8 million acres (728,400 ha) in the beginning of the 1950’s to 32 million acres (13 million ha) in the beginning of the 21st century, and cover 17 % of the forest land. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reduction of Set-recovery of Surface densified Scots Pine by Furfuryl Alcohol

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Träteknik

    Author : Lei Han; [2019]
    Keywords : surface densification; set-recovery; hardness; furfuryl alcohol;

    Abstract :  For wood products such as flooring and worktop, only one surface is normally exposed in their use, and the mechanical properties like hardness and wearing resistance of that surface is then important. Since mechanical properties are strongly related to the density, surface densification, i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mätning av stammens tvärsnittsarea med hjälp av klave jämfört med diametermåttband i det praktiska skogsbruket

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Björn Eneman; Christoffer Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Skogsuppskattning; Klave; Diametermåttband;

    Abstract : The two most common ways of measuring the breast height diameter of a tree stem is to use a caliper or a diameter measuring tape. In Sweden there is a tradition of using a caliper when estimating the volume of a forest. From an international perspective the diameter measuring tape is the more common tool. READ MORE

  4. 4. Steaming of Wood Chips - Experimental determination of heating times and effect of different parameters

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Henrik Broberg; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The presteaming of wood chips is an important step in the chemical pulping industry. It removes the air from within wood chips, allowing the cooking liquor to better impregnate wood chips, which leads to a more uniform cooking process, and lowers the amount of rejects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Community structure of polyporous fungi after wildfire in boreal forest

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Isak Vahlström; [2019]
    Keywords : biodiversity; community composition; natural disturbance; forest fire; polyporous fungi; ; wood-decaying fungi;

    Abstract : Wildfire is a natural disturbance that creates large amounts dead wood and contribute to a landscape of different successional stages, important for biodiversity. The number of wildfires have declined in boreal Fennoscandia due to effective fire suppression. READ MORE