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Evaluating the mechanical properties of compression wood

Three point bending test device for very small specimens

Diagram courtesy of INRA Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - France

Diagram of three point bending test device

Microdensitometry of Scots pine

Photograph courtesy of University of Joensuu

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