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Technical Session #3  - Wood Quality: Challenges in the 21st Century


David Kretschmann (Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI USA)
Rosven Libardo Arevalo Fuentes (
Universidad del Tolima in Ibagué, Colombia


Francisco Zamudio, Ricardo Baettig, Marco Yañez
 (Universidad de Talca, Talca, Chile)

Strategies for Clonal Selection of Poplar Hybrids in Chile Based on Superior Wood Properties

Barb Lachenbruch
 (Oregon State University Corvallis, OR USA)
Fernando Droppelmann
 (Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile)

Effects of Stem Inclination on Compression Wood Formation in Young Radiata Pine Trees

Laurence R. Schimleck, Richard F. Daniels
 (Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA USA)

Alexander Clark III

 (USDA FS, Athens, GA USA)

Impact of Silvicultural Practices on Loblolly Pine Wood Quality

Per Otto Flæte and Kjell Vadla

 (The Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute,

 Ås, Norway)

Predicting Vertical Heartwood Diameter Profiles of Mature Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris L.) Based on Data from the Forest

Fidel A. Roig, Alberto Calderón, Natalia Navas, Arturo Somoza
 (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina)
Claudio S. Lisi, Mario Tomazello Filho
 (Universidad de
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil)

Poplar Wood Density Assessed by X-Ray Densitometry: New Insights for Inferring Wood Quality

Luis Apiolaza
 (University of Canterbury, Christchurch,

 New Zealand)

Very early selection for wood quality: pushing the envelope

Shakti S. Chauhan
 (University of Canterbury, Christchurch,

 New Zealand)

Pairing Test and Longitudinal Growth Strain: Establishing an association 

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