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Identification of yellow stringybark (Eucalyptus muelleriana) and silvertop ash (E. sieberi) wood is improved by canonical variate analysis of ray anatomy

Evans, Philip; Heady, Roger; Cunningham, Ross


The woods of yellow stringybark (Eucalyptus muelleriana) and silvertop ash (E. sieberi) are both used for the manufacture of flooring, but yellow stringybark is the preferred species because it contains fewer natural defects and dries faster and with less degrade than silvertop ash. Sometimes companies manufacturing flooring from yellow stringybark find that the wood they process contains higher levels of natural defects than expected, possibly due to the presence of silvertop ash in the wood...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Forestry


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