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Table 7 Site means for the difference between pith and cambium samples for wood density, microfibril angle (MFA) and modulus of elasticity (MOE)

From: Radial variation in modulus of elasticity, microfibril angle and wood density of veneer logs from plantation-grown Eucalyptus nitens

Site Wood density (kg m−3) MFA (degrees) MOE (GPa)
Rings Percentage Rings Percentage Rings Percentage
Strathblane 11.4 a 11.6 a − 53.3 a − 52.5 a 89.9 a 86.2 a
Geeveston 24.5 a 31.0 b − 59.1 a − 56.8 a 131.6 a 134.0 a
Florentine 19.5 a 20.3 ab − 60.3 a − 58.2 a 137.5 a 134.0 a
Significance of differences among sites
  F2,22 2.0 6.1 0.7 0.4 1.9 2.2
  P value 0.16ns 0.008** 0.52ns 0.69ns 0.17ns 0.14ns
  1. The differences were between the two innermost rings and the two outermost rings expressed as a percentage of the innermost rings. Site means significantly different (P < 0.05) according to a Tukey-Kramer multiple comparison test are denoted by different letters. ns P ≥ 0.05; **P < 0.01