Some aspects of laboratory and field testing methods of antitermite wood preservatives

IRG/WP 235

M Fougerousse

Various methods for laboratory testing of antitermite activity of wood preservatives are described. The results of simultaneous tests of three water-borne preservatives, according to the various methods are discussed, and comparison is made with results of field tests on the same three preservatives, showing a fairly good accordance between laboratory results and field results.


Keywords: CCA; CCB; CCF; CEN; FIELD TEST; LABORATORY TESTS; SOIL; RETICULITERMES SANTONENSIS; TERMITES; WATER-BORNE PRESERVATIVES

Conference: 73-06-19/22 Messilä, Finland


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