Preliminary study of internal checks within growth-rings and their relationship with anatomical features and density in Eucalyptus nitens Estudio preliminar de las grietas internas en anillos de madera inicial y su relación con características de la estructura anatómica y densidad en Eucalyptus nitens

Zuniga L.L.; Ananias, R.A.; Cloutier A.; Diaz-vaz J.E.; Bermedo, M; Sanhueza R.; Lasserre J.P.

Keywords: eucalyptus, nitens

Abstract

Internal checks within growth rings were correlated with density and natomical characteristics of Eucalyptus nitens. The radial and longitudinal positions in the tree were the experimental variables. Internal checks were characterized after air drying and after conventional drying at 60°C. The anatomical characteristics and density were determined using standardized methods and the X-ray technique. The size of internal checks was influenced by their radial and longitudinal positions in the tree. Internal checks were larger in growth rings 4 to 9, and were inversely related to wood density and directly related to the proportion and diameter of the vessels.

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Título de la Revista: Interciencia: Revista de ciencia y tecnología de América,
Volumen: 33
Número: 11
Editorial: Interciencia Association
Fecha de publicación: 2008
Página de inicio: 829
Página final: 834
URL: http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-59749086884&partnerID=q2rCbXpz