Open Science Research Excellence

ICWMFM 2020 : International Conference on Wood Microbiology and Forest Mycology

Istanbul, Turkey
May 7 - 8, 2020

Call for Papers

ICWMFM 2020 : International Conference on Wood Microbiology and Forest Mycology is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Wood Microbiology and Forest Mycology. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Wood microbiology
  • Forest mycology and plant pathology
  • Structural, chemical and moisture features of wood
  • General features, signs and effects on wood anatomy of wood decay.
  • Trends in wood microbiology research
  • Wood deterioration agents
  • The characteristics and classification of fungi and bacteria
  • Factors affecting the growth and survival of fungi in wood
  • Fungal metabolism in relation to wood decay
  • Recognition, and anatomical aspects of wood decay
  • Chemical changes in wood caused by decay fungi
  • Ultrastructural features of wood decay
  • Changes in the strength and physical properties of wood caused by decay fungi
  • Colonization and microbial interactions in wood decay
  • Biodeterioration of stored wood and its control
  • Wood stains and discolorations
  • Decay problems associated with some major uses of wood products
  • The detection of internal decay
  • Natural decay resistance
  • Chemical protection of wood