Technical Note: Properties of Wood from Frost-Tolerant Eucalyptus Planted in Brazil

Wood and Fiber Science

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Title Technical Note: Properties of Wood from Frost-Tolerant Eucalyptus Planted in Brazil
 
Creator Lengowski, E. C.
Bonfatti Júnior, E. A.
Vatras, B.
Moreira Neto, P. B.
Barros, J. M. R.
Nisgoski, S.
 
Subject Wood chemistry, Eucalyptus, Fiber
Hardwood, wood chemistry, fiber, wood basic density
50.300, 50.400, 110.1
 
Description The study of the technological characteristics of wood is of great importance as it provides information that may help to direct its best use. It is also useful in forest breeding programs and in the choice of which species to plant. Traditionally, the most planted tree in Brazil is the hybrid Eucalyptus grandis x Eucalyptus urophylla. The planting of Eucalyptus in Brazilian cold regions has intensified in recent years, and this and other species of the genus have also been used for this. Wood basic density, fiber dimensions, chemical composition, and higher heating value (HHV) of Eucalyptus benthamii,Eucalyptus dunnii, and Eucalyptus saligna, all species with a tolerance to frost, were analyzed. Basic densities, all greater than 460 kg/m3, were not significantly different among species. E. dunnii had the longest fiber ().98 mm), the highest holocellulose content, and the lowest lignin content, showing its potential for pulping. E. Benthamii and E. Salignatogether have higher lignin content with greater HHV, and so are more indicated for energy. Total extractive and ash content were high, but there were no significant differences among the species. 
 
Publisher Wood and Fiber Science
 
Contributor Federal University of Mato Grosso, Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior
 
Date 2020-10-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://wfs.swst.org/index.php/wfs/article/view/3013
 
Source Wood and Fiber Science; Vol 52, No 4 (2020); 431-435
0735-6161
0735-6161
 
Language eng
 
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