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Title Deterioration and protection of sustainable biomaterials / Tor P. Schultz, editor, Silvaware, Inc., Starkville, Mississippi, Barry Goodell, editor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, Darrel D. Nicholas, editor, Mississippi State University Mississippi State, Mississippi ; sponsored by the ACS Division of Cellulose and Renewable Materials
Published Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 397 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series ACS symposium series ; 1158
ACS symposium series ; 1158.
Contents Current understanding of brown-rot fungal biodegradation mechanisms: a review -- Fungal and bacterial biodegradation: white rots, brown rots, soft rots, and bacteria -- Omics and the future of sustainable biomaterials -- Genetic identification of fungi involved in wood decay -- Evolution of fungal wood decay -- Above ground deterioration of wood and wood-based materials -- Wood deterioration: ground contact hazards -- Thermal degradation and conversion of plant biomass into high value carbon products -- Termites and timber -- Fungicides and insecticides used in wood preservation -- Treatment technologies: past and future -- Copper-based wood preservative systems used for residential applications in North America and Europe -- Microdistribution of copper in southern pine treated with particulate wood preservatives -- Evaluating the leaching of biocides from preservative-treated wood products -- Discussion on prior commercial wood preservation systems that performed less well than expected -- Processes and properties of thermally modified wood manufactured in Europe -- Wood protection with dimethyloldihydroxy-ethyleneurea and its derivatives -- Acetylation of wood -- ICC-ES: the alternate path for building code recognition -- The development of consensus-based standards for wood preservatives/protectants and treated wood products -- Wood protection trends in North America -- Preservation of wood and other sustainable biomaterials in China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Biomedical materials -- Congresses
Biomedical materials -- Deterioration -- Congresses
Sustainable engineering -- Congresses
Building laws.
Biomedical and Dental Materials -- chemistry
Biodegradation, Environmental
Fungi -- chemistry
Wood -- chemistry
Wood -- microbiology
Plants -- chemistry
Hot Temperature
Isoptera -- chemistry
Insecticides -- chemistry
Fungicides, Industrial -- chemistry
Copper -- chemistry
Trees -- chemistry
Cross-Linking Reagents -- chemistry
Building Codes
building codes.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Atlases.
MEDICAL -- Essays.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Holistic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Osteopathy.
Building laws
Biomedical materials
Biomedical materials -- Deterioration
Sustainable engineering
North America.
North America
Subject North America
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Schultz, Tor P., 1953- editor.
Goodell, Barry, editor
Nicholas, Darrel D., editor
American Chemical Society. Cellulose and Renewable Materials Division.
LC no. 2014013674
ISBN 9780841230057