Forest products and wood science : an introduction / Jim L. Bowyer, Rubin Shmulsky, John G. Haygreen ; drawings by Karen Lilley
- Tree growth and production of woody tissue -- Macroscopic character of wood -- Composition and structure of wood cells -- Softwood structure -- Hardwood structure -- Juvenile wood, reaction wood, and wood of branches and roots -- Bark -- Wood and water -- Density and specific gravity -- Strength and mechanics -- Wood durability and protection -- Silvicultural practices and wood quality -- Lumber -- Structural panels -- Nonstructural panels -- Composite lumber products -- Pulp and paper -- Energy and chemical products -- Wood in the global raw materials picture.
- 9780813820361 (alk. paper)
0813820367 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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