7th Pacific Regional Wood Anatomy Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3-5 August 2009

The 7th Pacific Regional Wood Anatomy Conference (PRWAC) hold on August 3rd to 5th 2009 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.The conference covered a wide range of topics in wood anatomy and related subjects. The anatomical structure of wood play an important role in selecting the proper wood for particular usage because they affects strength properties, appearance, resistance to penetration by water and chemicals, resistance to decay, pulp quality, and the chemical reactivity of wood. 



Oral and poster presentations will cover the following topics:


• Anatomy of woody plants

• Cambial activities and cell wall formation

• Dendrochronology and forensic wood anatomy

• Pathological wood anatomy and wood decay

• Advances in wood identification

• Anatomy and properties of plantation trees

• Anatomy and properties of non-wood resources

• Anatomy and properties of medicinal plants



For more details please visit http://www.prwac2009.com/


Contact information

Dr. H'ng Paik San
Faculty of Forestry, University Putra Malaysia,
43400 Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Telephone : +603-8946 7189;
Facsimile : +603-8943 2514
Email : prwac2009@gmail.com or prwac@forr.upm.edu.my



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