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- Mononen, Kirsi; Alvila, Leila; Pakkanen, Tuula T.
- Scandinavian journal of forest research 2002 v.17 no.2 pp. 179-191
- stemwood, etc ; Betula pendula; color; discoloration; drying; felling; spring; storage time; summer; trees; Show all 10 Subjects
- ... The effects of felling season, log storage and kiln drying on stemwood discoloration of sixty mature silver birches ( Betula pendula ) were studied and provided with CIEL*a*b* colour coordinates. The colour differences were expressed as j E* including split up of j L*, j a* and j b*. The results showed that fresh wood colour depends on the felling season: light and pale colours were recorded for s ...