Moisture-Absorbing and Retaining Capacities of Various Tree Packing Materials
Abstract:The author reports the results of a simple test on the moisture-absorbing and retaining capacities of shingle tow, wood shavings, tree moss, hardwood leaves, pine needles, latch needles, oat and wheat straw. The retentivity is given for each material for from one to six days.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Forest Nurseryman, and Professor A. M. Sowder, Both of the Idaho School of Forestry, for their Coöperation and Suggestions
Publication date: 1933-04-01
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