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Title: Unique preservative tolerance in Tyromyces palustris

Author: Green, Frederick; Arango, Rachel A.; Clausen, Carol A.

Date: 2005

Source: IAWPS 2005 : 50th Anniversary of the Japan Wood Research Society : International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology : Pacifico Yokohama, Japan, November 27-30, 2005 : oral presentations. Pacifico Yokohama, Japan : Japan Wood Research Society, 2005: pages 304-305.

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Description: Fungal tolerance to wood preservatives has been critically important for many years. The tolerance of type cultures to common wood preservatives is, in fact, noted in the AWPA Standards [1]. Gloeophyllum trabeum Mad-617, for example, is particularly tolerant to phenolic and arsenic compounds. One important group of decay fungi that has been studied extensively are those that are copper tolerant such as Postia placenta MAD-698, which is particularly tolerant to copper and zinc compounds [1]. Recently, Tyromyces palustris and Serpula lacrymans, the European dry rot fungus, have also been shown to be copper tolerant.

Keywords: Oxalic acid, wood preservatives, copper, brown rot, wood-destroying fungi, arsenic, preservatives, copper compounds, fungicidal properties, Tyromyces palustris, decay fungi, metal tolerance, NHA

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Green, Frederick; Arango, Rachel A.; Clausen, Carol A. 2005. Unique preservative tolerance in Tyromyces palustris. IAWPS 2005 : 50th Anniversary of the Japan Wood Research Society : International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology : Pacifico Yokohama, Japan, November 27-30, 2005 : oral presentations. Pacifico Yokohama, Japan : Japan Wood Research Society, 2005: pages 304-305.

 


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