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Title: Termite resistance of Klainedoxa gabonensis (kruma), a tropical lesser-utilised-species for commercial utilisation
Authors: Antwi-Boasiako, C.
Boadu, Kwadwo Boakye
Frimpong-Mensah, Kwasi
Keywords: Accelerated field test
Biodeterioration
Kruma
Mass loss
Service life
Subterranean termite
Wood utilisation
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: International Wood Products Journal
Citation: Charles Antwi-Boasiako, Kwadwo Boakye Boadu & Kwasi Frimpong- Mensah (2017) Termite resistance of Klainedoxa gabonensis (kruma), a tropical lesser-utilisedspecies for commercial utilisation, International Wood Products Journal, 8:2, 120-126, DOI: 10.1080/20426445.2017.1317470
Abstract: The paper describes the testing for termite resistance of a lesser-utilised tropical species known as kruma (Klainedoxa gabonensis) in order to evaluate its potential for the building, construction and related wood-consuming industries. Results suggest that kruma heartwood can be rated as very durable and the sapwood as durable. It is concluded that utilisation of this wood species could reduce over dependence on traditional primary species.
Description: An article published by Charles Antwi-Boasiako, Kwadwo Boakye Boadu & Kwasi Frimpong- Mensah (2017) Termite resistance of Klainedoxa gabonensis (kruma), a tropical lesser-utilisedspecies for commercial utilisation, International Wood Products Journal, 8:2, 120-126, DOI: 10.1080/20426445.2017.1317470
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11232
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