Wood decay measurements collected from fence posts that were treated with a 5% oil solution of pentachlorophenol in 1942. Fence posts were installed at the University of Minnesota's Cloquet Forestry Center in Cloquet, MN.
A wooden fence post experiment was installed at the University of Minnesota's Cloquet Forestry Center (CFC) in 1942. Posts were originally treated in a 5% oil solution of one part pentachlorophenol dissolved in four parts of kerosene by soaking in an upright position in an open oil drum. In 2017 wood decay measurements were collected from cross-sectional disks on a subset of these posts. These data could can used to represent moisture loss and decay from pentachlorophenol treatments.
Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station
Russell, Matthew B; Patton, Stephanie R; Gill, Kyle G.
(2018). Wood density and decay dynamics of pentachlorophenol-treated wooden posts for four species in Minnesota, USA.
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