publication . Article . 2011

Physical and structural properties of wood of some black locust clones in different age

Klašnja, Bojana; Orlović, Saša; Galić, Zoran; Novčić, Zoran;
Open Access Serbian
This paper present the results of examination of wood of four black locust clones (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) R34, R56, R113, R121, in different ages - 6,8,11 and 13 years. Growth ring width, fiber length and wood volume density (oven dry and basic) were determined. For all tested roperties significant differences were found caused by different clone and different age of wood. The highest average growth rate - the width of growth rings was recorded up to the eighth year (mean 5.40mm), while the average fiber length of 0.866mm increased with age of trees. Mean values of wood density of 672 kg/m3, which is in an older wood range up to 780 kg/m3 , confirm a significa...
free text keywords: Robinia pseudoacacia, interclonal variability, biomass
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MESTD| Studying climate change and its influence on environment: impacts, adaptation and mitigation
  • Funder: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia (MESTD)
  • Project Code: 43007
  • Funding stream: Integrated and Interdisciplinary Research (IIR or III)
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