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Matti Kärkkäinen, Olle Dumell

Kuusipuun taivutuslujuuden riippuvuus tiheydestä ja vuosiluston leveydestä Etelä- ja Pohjois-Suomessa.

Kärkkäinen M., Dumell O. (1983). Kuusipuun taivutuslujuuden riippuvuus tiheydestä ja vuosiluston leveydestä Etelä- ja Pohjois-Suomessa. Silva Fennica vol. 17 no. 2 article id 5181. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a15097

English title: Effect of basic density and growth ring width on the bending strength of Norway spruce wood from southern and northern Finland.

Abstract

A population consisting of 450 Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.) samples was gathered from northern and southern Finnish wood. The static bending strength was affected greatly by the density of the wood. However, keeping the density constant, the bending strength was higher in northern than in southern Finnish wood. The reason was the effect of the growth ring width.

The basic density was affected by the growth rate. Keeping the growth ring width constant, the basic density was over 5 kg/m3 lower in northern than in southern Finnish wood. This result supports the earlier findings on the effect of latitude.

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Original keywords
kuusi; taivutuslujuus; puuaineen tiheys; vuosiluston leveys; Pohjois-Suomi; Etelä-Suomi; alkuperä; puuaines

English keywords
Picea abies; Norway spruce; bending strength; basic density; progeny; growth rings; Northern Finland; Southern Finland

Published in 1983

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