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Table 3 The mean values of density and mass loss (T. versicolor and C. puteana-initiated) in densified and thermally post-treated pine sapwood samples

From: Resistance of mechanically densified and thermally post-treated pine sapwood to wood decay fungi

Densification Thermal treatment Density (20 °C, RH 65%) (g/cm3) Mass loss (%)
T. versicolor C. puteana
Undensified Untreated 0.604 F* (0.007) 31.32 A (3.93) 24.90 A (2.26)
185 °C 0.579 FG (0.027) 19.38 BC (2.49) 11.63 D (1.18)
212 °C 0.550 G (0.021) 6.72 E (1.61) 7.80 E (0.29)
110 °C/20% Untreated 0.735 C (0.009) 28.41 A (4.32) 23.23 AB (1.53)
185 °C 0.708 CD (0.019) 20.27 B (4.69) 11.73 D (1.36)
212 °C 0.689 DE (0.008) 7.56 E (1.54) 7.62 E (0.50)
110 °C/40% Untreated 0.914 A (0.013) 20.65 B (5.72) 23.12 AB (4.45)
185 °C 0.874 B (0.037) 15.43 CD (2.04) 10.32 D (0.66)
212 °C 0.889 AB (0.040) 6.87 E (1.65) 7.28 E (0.17)
150 °C/20% Untreated 0.712 CD (0.031) 27.08 A (4.45) 22.32 B (2.72)
185 °C 0.694 D (0.031) 17.39 BCD (4.34) 10.30 D (1.16)
212 °C 0.654 E (0.009) 6.56 E (3.87) 7.06 E (0.53)
150 °C/40% Untreated 0.873 B (0.024) 18.42 BC (2.99) 17.68 C (2.45)
185 °C 0.854 B (0.038) 13.50 D (3.77) 10.65 D (1.26)
212 °C 0.855 B (0.028) 6.05 E (1.88) 7.46 E (0.29)
  1. Values in parenthesis are standard deviations
  2. * Homogeneity groups: same letters in each column indicate that there is no statistical difference between the samples according to the Duncan’s multiply range test