Wood science and forest products 834

Module code FOR 834
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Common characteristics of wood.  Properties controlling the technical performance of wood.  Natural growth phenomena affecting wood quality.  Effect of site and silviculture on wood quality.  The genetics of wood.  Sawmilling and wood drying. Composite wood products.  Deterioration of wood and wood products and methods of protection.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 20 discussion classes per block, 1 web-based period per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2023. All rights reserved.

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

To contact the University during the COVID-19 lockdown, please send an email to [email protected]

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences