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Fungal decay in oak building timbers

Structural Survey

ISSN: 0263-080X

Article publication date: 1 April 1992

Abstract

Discusses the forms of decay that can affect oak heartwood, sapwood and wet oak. Examines white rot fungi and brown rot fungi, in particular the way in which they attack oak, giving photographic examples of various types of attack. Considers which forms of rot have structural significance for buildings.

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Citation

Ridout, B.V. (1992), "Fungal decay in oak building timbers", Structural Survey, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 339-343. https://doi.org/10.1108/02630809210028324

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MCB UP Ltd

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