A Review of Yellow Cedar (<i>Chamaecyparis Nootkatensis</i> [D. Don] Spach) Extractives and their Importance to Utilization


  • G. M. Barton


<i>Chamaecyparis nootkatensis</i>, extractives, foliage, color, odor, durability, stain, review, chemical structure


The major foliage and wood extractives, such as terpenes, sesquiterpenes and tropolones, from yellow cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) are reviewed and their properties are discussed in relation to color, durability, distinctive odor, and stain susceptibility.


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