Macroscopy and formation of wood Wood is anisotropic by nature. Its appearance and physical properties vary between its sectioned planes. Figure 1 shows the following three planes: Transverse surface or cross-section surface perpendicular to the long axis of the stem. Radial surface across the growth rings through the pith and parallel to the stem axis.
To access this post, you must purchase All themes or Forests and other biomass resources. Do you already have a membership or are you part of an organization? log in