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Nondestructive wood density testing in downy birch and silver birch genetics field trial, southern Sweden
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Forestry and Wood Technology. (GoFP)
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Forestry and Wood Technology. (GoFP)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6909-2025
Swedish Forestry Research Institute, Sweden.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Forestry and Wood Technology.
2019 (English)In: 21st International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium,: Freiburg, Germany, 2019 / [ed] Wang, Xiping; Sauter, Udo H.; Ross, Robert J.,, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) , 2019, p. 79-86Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Non-destructive testing of wood density, as is already done for Eucalyptus, can allow for earlyselection of birch trees for breeding programmes and stands for harvesting. In this work, external stemquality traits were visually assessed in a family trial of downy (Betula pendula) and silver (B.pubescens) birch in southern Sweden. A subsample of trees was measured for wood density using thePilodyn resistometer portable NDT tool. An X-ray microdensitometric analysis of the subsample oftrees was completed using the Itrax X-ray machine for increment cores taken from the south face,through the pith to the north bark at 1.3 m stem height. The Pearson’s r value for Itrax density andPilodyn density was high (0.580 for downy birch and 0.795 for silver birch), and this correlationmeans Pilodyn should provide a good estimate of average birch wood density. Neither species hadstable wood density values at age 13 and both species’ density increased over time from pith to bark.Ring width influence on stem density was minor or non-existant, and may vary between birch species

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) , 2019. p. 79-86
Keywords [en]
Wood Density; Pilodyn; X-ray Densitometry; Birch Families; Plantations
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Wood Science
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Technology (byts ev till Engineering), Forestry and Wood Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-89763OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-89763DiVA, id: diva2:1363000
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21st International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium, September 24-27, Freiburg, Germany. General Technical Report FPL-GTR-272
Available from: 2019-10-22 Created: 2019-10-22 Last updated: 2019-12-20Bibliographically approved

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