ring-porous wood

ring-porous wood

Hardwood having spring-wood pores which are larger and more distinct than those produced later in the growing season.
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This difference in red oak may be due to the distinct anatomical differences within the growth rings of this ring-porous wood.
2004) provided evidence that in the Ulmaceae, presence of tori was associated with ring-porous wood.
This is the preferred scenario when machining ring-porous woods in such orientation; however, it was defined as a defect because it causes deviations from the ideal surface plane, thus affecting its roughness.