Timber : the EC Woodcare Project : studies of the behaviour, interrelationships and management of deathwatch beetles in historic buildings / edited by Brian Ridout.
Contributor(s): Ridout, Brian | English HeritageLanguage: English Publisher: London : James & James, c2001.Description: xiii, 114 p. : ill., plates ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1902916034; 1873936656Subject(s): Wood -- Preservation | Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses | Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses | Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- Congresses | Xestobium rufovillosum -- Behavior -- Congresses | Insect pests -- CongressesLOC classification: TA422 | .T56 2001
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Transactions of the Woodcare conference, held in London on 23 and 24 September 1998.
Part I : Deathwatch beetle : Deathwatch beetle and its treatment : conclusions and some practical results from the Woodcare research programme / Brian V. Ridout. -- Life Cycle and feeding habits : beetle behaviour in buildings and boxes / Steven R. Belmain, Monique S.J. Simmonds and Wally M. Blaney. -- Finding a mate - tapping behaviour and deathwatch beetle communication, mate location and mate choice / Tristram Wyatt and Martin Birch. -- The population dynamics of the deathwatch beetle, and how their mode of attack influences surface treatments : Westminster Hall, London / Brian V. Ridout. -- Integrated pest management for the control of deathwatch beetles : trapping . Monique S.J. Simmonds, Steven R. Belmain and Wally M. Blaney. -- The chemical control of deathwatch beetle / G. R. Coleman. -- Part II : Fungi : Recent studies on the oak polypore "Donkioporia expansa" (Desm.) Kotl. & Pouz. / Colm P. Moore and Hubert T. Fuller. -- The roles of location, age and fungal decay in the chemical composition of oak / Petra Esser and Albert Tas. -- The effect of fungi on the growth of deathwatch beetle larvae and their ability to attack oak / Brian V. Ridout and E.A. Ridout. -- Part III : Investigation : The acoustic detection of deathwatch beetle (Xestobium rufovillosum) larvae in oak structural timbers / Piet van Staalduinen, Petra Esser and Jan de Jong. -- Non-destructive location and assessment of structural timber / Robert Demaus. -- Monitoring conditions and treatments of buildings : case studies from the Netherlands / Petra Esser and Jan de Jong.