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Acacia koa trees are ecologically, economically, and culturally significant to the Hawaiian Islands. Koa wood is one of the most valuable species in the world and sale of koa products represents a majority of all the Hawaiian wood products sold by Hawaiian retailers. Today, there is concern in...

Author(s)
Wiedenbeck, J. K.; Lowell, E.
Publisher
Forest Products Society, Madison, USA
Citation
Forest Products Journal, 2017, 67, 7/8, pp 416-426
Abstract

More than 1300 species of the vast genus Acacia are found in tropical habitats. They are crucial economic plants since they produce traditional medicines, timber, and gum. The pharmacological uses of the Acacia genus include anti-diarrheal, anti-malarial, chronic pain relief, wound healing,...

Author(s)
Deeksha Adhikari; Rangra, N. K.
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 2023, 13, 2, pp 45-59
Abstract

Wood can be regarded as the single most important natural resource of the future, as it is a magnificent gift of nature. However, wood is a highly variable and complex material. Branch wood is a part of a tree that requires careful attention due to several disadvantages, making it less favorable...

Author(s)
Suansa, N. I.; Al-Mefarrej, H. A.
Publisher
North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA
Citation
BioResources, 2020, 15, 1, pp 479-491
Abstract

The Variations of anatomical, morphological and chemical characteristics with annual growth ring from first and second generation Acacia auriculiformis were investigated. The fiber length and wall thickness increased and proportion of ray cells decreased with increasing annual growth ring. First...

Author(s)
Jahan, M. S.; Haque, M. M.; Quaiyyum, M. A.; Jannatun Nayeem; Bashar, M. S.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science, 2019, 16, 2, pp 118-124
Abstract

The aim of this work was to study the sedimentary substances formed on the surface of auto-hydrolyzed wood chips. And its potential effect on the subsequent chemical pulping was then investigated by the analysis of surface morphology, benzene-alcohol extractive, absorbability and kraft pulping of...

Author(s)
Shi HaiQiang; Zhou MiaoFang; Li Chao; Sheng XueRu; Yang Qian; Li Na; Niu MeiHong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Bioresource Technology, 2019, 289, pp 121604
Abstract

A totally bio hardener acting with an unusual and new hardening mechanism derived from the exudate extract of the African trees Vachellia nilotica and Senegalia senegal was used to harden a maritime pine tannin resin without any aldehyde obtaining a completely bio adhesive for interior...

Author(s)
Ndiwe, B.; Pizzi, A.; Danwe, R.; Tibi, B.; Konai, N.; Amirou, S.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 2019, 77, 6, pp 1221-1223
Abstract

In this study, three-layered Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) manufactured from Acacia mangium wood panels were developed by using two different types of adhesives, namely, phenol resorcinol formaldehyde (PRF) and one-component polyurethane (PUR). The aim of this work is to investigate and compare the...

Author(s)
Norwahyuni Mohd Yusof; Paridah Md Tahir; Lee SengHua; Mohammad Asim Khan; Redzuan Mohammad, S. J.
Publisher
Springer-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Wood Science, 2019, 65, 1, pp 20
Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the lignin substructures, hydroxyl (phenolic + aliphatic) contents, and carboxyl contents in kraft lignin (KL) prepared from mixed hardwoods by using 2D Heteronuclear Multiple Quantum Coherence Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (HMQC NMR) and 31P NMR techniques. Based ...

Author(s)
Mun JiSun; Pe, J. A., III; Mun SungPhil
Publisher
North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA
Citation
BioResources, 2022, 17, 4, pp 6626-6637
Abstract

Studies have been conducted on the mass burn rate of spheres with six different species of 10, 15, and 20 mm diameter, with some species at various initial temperatures namely, 300, 373, 393 and 423 K (that are below pyrolysis conditions) to examine the possibility of determining the heat of...

Author(s)
Shivakumar, A.; Sachin Payyanad; Mukunda, H. S.; Dixit, C. S. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biomass and Bioenergy, 2022, 167,
Abstract

The goal is to protect semi-finished/finished wood components from burning/fires in a variety of settings (wooden buildings, historical sites, restoration, etc.). Natural (organic) sea mussel shells (Chamelea gallina) were crushed and prepared with water in various solution concentrations (10%,...

Author(s)
Tan, H.
Publisher
North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA
Citation
BioResources, 2022, 17, 3, pp 5319-5334

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