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Title: FPL NewsLine, Spring 2012

Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, NewsLine Spring 2012, Volume 11, Issue 2

Author(s)Douglas Clawson, Jim Anderson, Tivoli Gough, Bill Ireland, Rajinder Lal, Susan Paulson, Steve Schmieding, James T. Spartz, Rebecca Wallace, Madelon Wise

Publication Year: 2012  View PDF »

Category: NewsLine

  • The Big Break: Strength Testing of Glulam Beams
  • Upcoming Events
  • The People's Garden
  • New Wood Product Launched with Help from FPL
  • Bat Safety 101
  • Researcher Named TAPPI Fellow
  • Pulp NonFiction: Fungal Analysis Reveals Clues for Targeted Biomass Deconstruction
  • Longstanding Partnership Continues to Benefit Consumers
  • Wood Wise - Terms from the World of Wood Adhesive Edition
  • Researcher Honored with Early Career Scientist Award
  • Wood You Believe?
  • Science Serving Society: 2011 Research & Development Highlights Published
  • The Wood Handbook's International Appeal
  • Wood Handbook-Historic Photo Highlight

Keywords: Strength testing, glulam beams, upcoming events, people's garden, bat safety, baseball, biomass deconstruction, wood wise, partnership, science serving society, wood handbook, 2011 research highlights

File size: 5 kb(s)

Date posted: 04/30/2012

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