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Title: Changes in fats and resins of Pinus radiata associated with heartwood formation

Author: Hemingway, Richard W.; Hillis, W.E.;

Date: 1971

Source: APPITA 24(6):439-443

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: In an analysis of Australian grown P. radiata marked changes were found in the relative proportions and compositions of the resin acids, fatty acids, and fatty acid esters associated with heartwood formation. While the proportion of resin acids increased substantially in the heartwood, there was little change in resin acid composition from outer sapwood to inner heartwood. Extracts from wood of three large trees and samples of oleoresin from three small trees contained resin acids of similar composition.

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Hemingway, Richard W.; Hillis, W.E. 1971. Changes in fats and resins of Pinus radiata associated with heartwood formation. APPITA 24(6):439-443


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