Wood is Good

Current Trends and Future Prospects in Wood Utilization

  • Krishna K. Pandey
  • V. Ramakantha
  • Shakti S. Chauhan
  • A.N. Arun Kumar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Wood Properties and Variability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. M. Sharma, J. C. F. Walker, Shakti S. Chauhan
      Pages 19-27
    3. Jimmy Thomas, David A. Collings
      Pages 29-36
    4. A. R. Uthappa, Maheshwar Hegde, P. Karthick Kumar, B. Gurudev Singh, R. S. Prashanth
      Pages 37-45
    5. Sandhya Sharma, Santosh Sumbali, Pankaj Aggarwal, Shakti S. Chauhan
      Pages 55-62
    6. M. Sharma, W. Shylla, C. L. Sharma
      Pages 83-91
    7. Rina D. Koyani, S. Pramod, H. R. Patel, A. M. Vasava, K. S. Rao, Kishore S. Rajput
      Pages 93-103
    8. Satish Kumar Sinha, R. Vijendra Rao, T. S. Rathore, H. P. Borgaonkar
      Pages 105-115
    9. K. Suresh, Maheshwar Hegde, P. Deenathayalan, P. Karthick Kumar, M. Thangapandi, B. Gurudev Singh et al.
      Pages 139-151
    10. E. V. Anoop, Arun Joseph, C. M. Jijeesh, R. Vishnu, Anju S. Vijayan
      Pages 161-167

About these proceedings


This book is a compilation of selected papers presented in the International Conference on the theme ‘Wood is Good: Current Trends and Future Prospects in Wood’. The contents of the book deal with recent innovations, trends and challenges in wood science and are grouped in five distinct sections. They cover a wide range of topics like wood variability, processing and utilization, wood protection, wood-based composites, wood energy and the role of wood in mitigating climate change. With the ever increasing human population and growing demand for wood, this book offers valuable insights for better understanding and efficient utilization of this wonderful gift of nature. This book will be useful to researchers, professionals, and policy makers involved in forestry and wood related areas.


Wood Based Composites Wood Preservatives Wood Processing Wood Utilization Trends and Challenges in Wood Science

Editors and affiliations

  • Krishna K. Pandey
    • 1
  • V. Ramakantha
    • 2
  • Shakti S. Chauhan
    • 3
  • A.N. Arun Kumar
    • 4
  1. 1.Scientist GInstitute of Wood Science and TechnologyBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.DirectorInstitute of Wood Science and TechnologyBengaluruIndia
  3. 3.Institute of Wood Science and TechnologyBengaluruIndia
  4. 4.Institute of Wood Science and TechnologyBengaluruIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3115-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-3113-7
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-3115-1
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