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Hardwood fence posts give good service


Author:
B. E. Carpenter, T. P. Bouler, Mississippi State University, and Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station. Delta Branch Experiment Station
Source:
USDA
Year:
1962
Subject:
Fences, Wood poles, Wood, and Preservation
Abstract:
Very few tree species make naturally durable fence posts. Osage-orange, mulberry, black locust, cypress, and some species of cedar are known for the good service they give. But in no case are their names a guarantee. Only the heartwood of these species possesses adequate durability .
Format:
1 online resource (2 pages).
Language:
English
Publisher:
Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station
Series:
Information sheet (Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station)
Collection:
USDA publications
Permanent URL:
https://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/pubs/ja/1962/ja_1962_carpenter_001.pdf