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Handling and Storage Procedures Prior to Kiln Drying Affect Brown Stain in White Pine

By: Stephen J. Hanover, James G. Shroeder Wood Products Notes

This wood products note highlights a case study involving the kiln drying of 4/4 eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) from the mountains of North Carolina. The study was designed to determine the effects three different handling and storage procedures prior to kiln drying have on the severity of brown stain in the kiln dried lumber. Kiln drying very soon after sawing the log was the only procedure to prevent brown stain.