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Timber Decay in Buildings and its Treatment

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by Brian Ridout


Illustration Acknowledgements
About the Author

  1. Understanding the problem
    1.1 Why is the Durability of Wood Variable
    1.2 Decay and Insect Damage
  2. Wood Destroying Fungi
    2.1 Decay Fungi and their Requirements
    2.2 Fungi that Cause Brown Rots
    2.3 Fungi that Cause White Rots
    2.4 Fungi that Indicate Damp but Not Decay
    2.5 The Treatment of Decay
  3. Wood Destroying Insects
    3.1Beetles from the Dead parts of living trees
    3.2 Sapwood feeders in freshly sawn timber
    3.3 Feeders on decaying timbers
    3.4 Bark beetles

Chemical Damage
Reference and Bibliography

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