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In the heart of the limba tree (Terminalia superba Engl. & Diels): detection methods for heart rot and false heartwood

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Both resistance and velocity measurements were performed on planted and natural limba trees in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While 2 velocity measurements per tree are sufficient for the quick diagnosis of rotten or hollow trees, a compilation of 16 resistance profiles is necessary to distinguish the so-called false heartwood (limba noir). On those two-dimensional reconstructions, small peaks in resistance correspond roughly with the boundaries of limba noir. Detection methods are influenced by diameter, wood density and the presence of buttresses. Further research on density profiles is recommended to analyse these influences and the link with both detection methods.

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De Ridder, Maaike, Jan Van den Bulcke, Hans Beeckman, and Joris Van Acker. 2008. “In the Heart of the Limba Tree (Terminalia Superba Engl. & Diels): Detection Methods for Heart Rot and False Heartwood.” In International Conference on Wood Science for Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Proceedings. COST Office.
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De Ridder, Maaike, Van den Bulcke, J., Beeckman, H., & Van Acker, J. (2008). In the heart of the limba tree (Terminalia superba Engl. & Diels): detection methods for heart rot and false heartwood. International conference on Wood Science for Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Proceedings. Presented at the International conference on Wood Science for Preservation of Cultural Heritage : mechanical and biological factors, COST Office.
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De Ridder M, Van den Bulcke J, Beeckman H, Van Acker J. In the heart of the limba tree (Terminalia superba Engl. & Diels): detection methods for heart rot and false heartwood. International conference on Wood Science for Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Proceedings. COST Office; 2008.
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De Ridder, Maaike, Jan Van den Bulcke, Hans Beeckman, et al. “In the Heart of the Limba Tree (Terminalia Superba Engl. & Diels): Detection Methods for Heart Rot and False Heartwood.” International Conference on Wood Science for Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Proceedings. COST Office, 2008. Print.
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  abstract     = {Both resistance and velocity measurements were performed on planted and natural limba trees in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While 2 velocity measurements per tree are sufficient for the quick diagnosis of rotten or hollow trees, a compilation of 16 resistance profiles is necessary to distinguish the so-called false heartwood (limba noir). On those two-dimensional reconstructions, small peaks in resistance correspond roughly with the boundaries of limba noir. Detection methods are influenced by diameter, wood density and the presence of buttresses. Further research on density profiles is recommended to analyse these influences and the link with both detection methods.},
  author       = {De Ridder, Maaike and Van den Bulcke, Jan and Beeckman, Hans and Van Acker, Joris},
  booktitle    = {International conference on Wood Science for Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Proceedings},
  language     = {eng},
  location     = {Braga, Portugal},
  pages        = {6},
  publisher    = {COST Office},
  title        = {In the heart of the limba tree (Terminalia superba Engl. \& Diels): detection methods for heart rot and false heartwood},
  url          = {http://www.woodculther.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/de\_ridder.pdf},
  year         = {2008},
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