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Cork: Biology, Production and Uses

Cork: Biology, Production and Uses (Hardback)

Edited by Pereira, Helena

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This comprehensive book describes cork as a natural product, as an industrial raw-materials, and as a wine bottle closure. From its formation in the outer bark of the cork oak tree to the properties that are of relevance to its use, cork is presented and explained including its p...hysical and mechanical properties. The industrial processing of cork from post-harvest procedures to the production of cork agglomerates and composites is described. Intended as a reference book, this is the ideal compilation of scientific knowledge on state-of-the-art cork production and use. It presents a comprehensive coverage from cork formation to post-harvest procedures. It explains the physical properties, mechanical properties and quality of cork. It addresses topics of interest for those in food science, agriculture and forestry.
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ISBN 9780444529671
Released NZ 29 Mar 2007
Publisher Elsevier Science & Technology
Format Hardback
Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780444529671
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Elsevier Science & Technology
Imprint Elsevier Science Ltd
Released 29 Mar 2007
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Pereira, Helena
Category Botany & Plant Sciences
Timber & Wood Processing
Number of Pages 346
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 674.9
Weight 780g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Cork oak, Cork, Cork industry, Cork - Utilization
NBS Text Industrial Chemistry & Manufacturing
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly