Influence of Lignin Type on the Decay of Woody Angiosperms by Trametes Versicolor

  • John R. Obst
  • Terry L. Highley
  • Regis B. Miller
Part of the Biodeterioration Research book series (BIOR, volume 4)


Numerous studies of the fungal decay of wood have been conducted, especially in the past few decades. The major motivation in the search to understand wood decay is the potential application of research results in essentially two areas: (1) decay protection of wood and wood products in use and (2) biological processing of wood for the production of pulp for paper manufacture, pulp bleaching, and effluent treatments.


Middle Lamella Cell Corner Trametes Versicolor Residual Lignin Decay Resistance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John R. Obst
    • 1
  • Terry L. Highley
    • 1
  • Regis B. Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Forest Products LaboratoryUSDA Forest ServiceMadisonUSA

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