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Timber Damage by Insects and Fungi
Timber Damage by Insects and Fungi
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Different wood-decaying organisms feed on wood and can deface or degrade timber. When damage is found, identifying which insects or fungi are responsible both informs the repairs required and the approaches for future prevention.
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Strength-reducing factors
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Understand the growth features in timber and timber degradation
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Preservative treatment for timber – a guide to specification
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Learn the different processes that timber goes through when it gets a preservative treatment that will enhance its durability.
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Specifying timber species in marine and freshwater construction
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Learn the different advantages and disadvantages that certain species of timber have when in marine and freshwater environments
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Fungi and insect pests in timber
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Read on how fungi and insect pests can affect timber and which are the most common types, and how it affects timber that comes from tropical and sub-tropical regions but is used in the UK.
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