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Title: Impact of industrial source on the chemical composition of loblolly pine

Source: Forest Products Journal 62(7/8):516-519

Author(s)Eberhardt, Thomas L.

Publication Year: 2012  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: The chemical compositions of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) bark samples from two industrial sources were determined for whole bark as well as the inner and outer bark components. Differences in extractive contents of the whole bark samples were primarily attributed to the different debarking methods which afforded different proportions of inner and outer bark. Treatment of the extractive-free bark samples with 1 percent NaOH to remove interfering phenolic compounds impacted the lignin contents determined by the Klason method, but not those determined by the acetyl bromide method. Upon determining the proportions of inner and outer bark, the data provided here can be used to estimate the chemical compositions of other southern yellow pine bark resources.

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 131 kb(s)

Date posted: 08/22/2013

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