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Abstract

Chemical composition of selected species of exotic wood.

Abstract

The paper presents chemical composition of some species of tropical wood. The performed investigations comprised the determination of the content of: cellulose, lignin, pentosans and holocellulose. The exotic species derived from the tropical forests of Central and West Africa, Central and South America and South-East Asia.