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Determining the presence of wood decay fungi in the historic huts of the Ross Sea from splinter samples
Entry ID: K023_1996_1997_NZ_2

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Abstract: Wood that is found in Antarctica at the historic huts originated from materials of Northern and Southern hemisphere origin. The presence of wood decay fungi may pose structural problems for future preservation of the historic huts and have unknown consequences on the Antarctic ecosystem. Wood was also used in the past in the construction and maintenance of Scott Base. This work specifically aimed ... View entire text
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  N: -76.0   S: -78.0   E: 167.0   W: 165.0

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Start Date: 1997-01-11
Stop Date: 1997-01-22
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Blanchette, R.A. Held, B.W. Farrell, R.L. Duncan, S. Wood deterioration in the historic huts of Antarctica. Phytopathology 90(6): S7, 2000.
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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