Preparation of decayed wood for microscopical examination
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wis .
Written in English


  • Wood -- Deterioration -- Research -- Methodology.

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Statementby W. Wayne Wilcox.
SeriesU.S. Forest Service research note FPL -- 056.
ContributionsForest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
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Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL16124624M

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Feb 24,  · This demonstration was produced by the Department of Wood Science and Technology, University Ljubljana (Slovenia), in cooperation with the Slovenian Forest . Secondary wood modifications: Wood attacked by fungi. The preliminary preparation and sectioning of the samples is the same as for recent, healthy wood. Staining. The thin sections are stained with safranin and picric acid-anilin blue. The sections are dipped . “Microscopic preparation techniques for wood analysis”. However, in the last years it becam e obvio us that there is a need in dendrochronology, as well as in the sci-. The following points highlight the two techniques applied for the preparation of specimen for microscopic examination. The techniques are: 1. Hanging Drop Technique 2. Fixed and Stained Smears. Technique # 1. Hanging Drop Technique: Hanging drop or wet preparations permit examination of organisms in a normal living condition.

After dehydration, material was subjected to a critical-point apparatus. Processed material was vacuum-coated with gold and examined by an ET EC Autoscan scanning electron microscope. RESULTS.—Cultural characters of Cytospora sp. causing brown stain in sapwood of ponderosa pine is described, as follows. Jun 01,  · Microscopical examination revealed the presence of small, sparse bore holes and hyphae in approximately the same number inside and outside the advanced decay pockets, and in discolored regions of incipient decay. A few bore holes and hyphae were found in specimens from what was macroscopically considered to be sound by: 6. Aug 03,  · Introduction and Purpose Metallography is the study of the physical structure and components of metals, typically using microscopy. Precision metallurgical sample preparation is a key step in performing reliable metallurgical testing. Facilitate examination and interpretation of microstructural features. Ex. Microscope Slides Preparation Styles and Techniques Using prepared microscope slides. Objects magnified under compound microscopes are mounted onto microscope of glass or plastic, slides are approximately 1x3 inches and between 1mm mm thick.