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globulus showed that pulps at given kappa number were obtained with a lower H-factor than the needed for undecayed control indicating that delignification is faster for biotreated than for control wood chips (Figure 1).
Undecayed organic material, thatch, has many undesirable characteristics.
Dead Alaska yellow-cedar trees across 200,000 ha (500,000 ac) of southeast Alaska remain standing as snags for up to a century, and because the heartwood remains strong, hard, and undecayed while standing, they probably offer little in the way of habitat for cavity nesting animals (Hennon et al.
Buried in the priory, his remains were transferred to a pilgrim shrine there after 11 years, and found still undecayed.
Here the upper layers formed a flatter surface of drier undecayed leaves that acted to shed water.
The saltier, denser sea-water sank, forming a toxic, oxygen-free layer that may well have preserved, undecayed, almost every shipwreck the sea has known.
Through this narrative strategy of obliteration, the miracle of the tomb with its undecayed corpse is imaginatively translated from Anglo-Saxon London to Ricardian London.
Although red-cockaded woodpeckers can excavate a completed cavity into a pine with undecayed heartwood and sapwood (Conner & Locke 1982), the presence of red heart fungal (Phellinus pini) decay in the heartwood has an influence on the time required to excavate a complete cavity (Conner & Rudolph 1995).
After St Cuthbert's body was found undecayed in 698 after 11 years of burial and enshrined in the island's St Peter's Church, Lindisfarne became a centre for pilgrimage ( and it is still.
"Their action has caused the trunks of fallen forest trees such as oak and yew to remain undecayed and intact to be found by men cutting the turf for their fires." Hughes says great supplies of the wood emerged from bogs, "much of it hard, even of grain and black as ebony.
The Blackwood's letter describes the phenomenon of a "Scots mummy," an undecayed, century-old corpse unearthed in the Borders.
Undecayed or slightly decayed organic soil, formed underwater where low oxygen conditions inhibit decay.