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Study on Inhibition Effect of Extractives on Building Bamboo’s Termite Prevention

Articles

Journal/Conference:

PROGRESS IN STRUCTURE, PTS 1-4

Language:

English

Author:

Wu FengJuan; Cui Le; Xue Qiu

Experts:

Peng Wanxi; Qin Daochun

Year:

2012

Volume:

166-169

Pages:

1426-1428

Keywords:

Inhibition effect; Wood extractives; Leaves extractives; Building bamboo; Termite prevention

Bamboo is widely used in building construction in south China. However, Termites are the natural enemies of bamboo building. Therefore, the inhibition effect of extractives on building bamboo’s termite prevention was studied. The results shown that the benzene / ethanol extractives of camphor tree roots, camphor leaves,Cedrus deodara leaves needles, and torch pine leaves had the better toxic effect to termites among the 15 extractives.