Preservative moisture-repellent treatments for wooden packing boxes

  • Authors: Verrall, Arthur F.
  • Publication Year: 1959
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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The woods used for shipping crates and boxes have nb appreciable natural resistance to fungi and insects. Consequently, containers exposed to the elements are usually attacked by biological deteriorating agents. These agents include decay fungi that destroy wood, and staining and molding fungi that cause little loss in strength but can obscure stencil markings.

  • Citation: Verrall, Arthur F. 1959. Preservative moisture-repellent treatments for wooden packing boxes. Forest Products Journal. 9(1): 1-22.
  • Posted Date: November 17, 2020
  • Modified Date: November 17, 2020
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