Evaluation of polystyrene as a protective of wood in sea-water

IRG/WP 4129

A Gambetta

A test is described on the biological protection of wood by treatment with polystyrene. The results, obtained in marine trials, after 18 months, show that the treatment with polystyrene is not all that effective in preventing the attack of marine borers.


Keywords: MARINE TESTS; MARINE BORERS; CRUSTACEANS; TEREDINIDS; NOTOTEREDO NORVAGICA; BANKIA CARINATA; LIMNORIA TRIPUNCTATA; CHELURA TEREBRANS; SHEATHING MATERIALS; POLYSTYRENE; PINUS SYLVESTRIS; FOLLONICA; ITALY

Conference: 86-05-26/30 Avignon, France


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