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Inheritance of spiral grain in the juvenile core of Pinus radiata

Gapare, Washington; Hathorn, Adrian; Kain, Dominic; Matheson, Colin; Wu, Harry


Spiral grain is the angular arrangement of fibres in a tangential plane with reference to the pith or vertical tree axis. Spiral grain angles exceeding 5° can cause wood to twist, which may result in a considerable amount of waste and degrade. We assesse

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Canadian Journal of Forest Research
DOI: 10.1139/X06-202


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