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Researchers at Philippines’ Forest Products Research and Development Institute explores thermally modified wood

28-05-2020
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Los Baños-based Forest Products Research and Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DoST-FPRDI) are currently looking into a process called thermal modification or TM as a more environment-friendly way of protecting wood and bamboo from insect pests and fungi, reported the Manila Times. “Thermal …

The Philippines’ wood industry can become leading wood supplier with more investments in tree plantations

24-10-2019
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The Philippines could be a leading supplier of wood if the industry were opened up to investment in tree farming as an alternative to cutting down standing forests, the Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) said. “One million hectares can produce something like 300 million cubic metres of wood, so we can be a global superpower in …

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