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Table 4 Initial physical characteristics of coco wood samples, n = 27

From: The bio-mechanical properties of coco wood applied with Neem extracts: a potential preservative for sustainable building in Marinduque, Philippines

Sample #Initial weight (size of 7.6 × 5.1 × 1.3 cm), gInitial dimension, cm
Termite repellency testWater absorption testTangential swelling test
Sample [A]Sample [B]Sample [C]Sample [A]Sample [B]Sample [C]Sample [A]Sample [B]Sample [C]
128.229.729.328.431.232.67.5 × 4.4 × 2.57.5 × 4.5 × 2.67.4 × 4.4 × 2.6
227.430.230.427.732.333.27.4 × 4.4 × 2.57.6 × 4.5 × 2.67.4 × 4.4 × 2.6
326.928.930.727.433.132.87.6 × 4.5 × 2.57.5 × 4.4 × 2.67.6 × 4.5 × 2.6
Mean27.529.630.1327.8232.2032.877.5 × 4.4 × 2.57.5 × 4.5 × 2.67.5 × 4.4 × 2.6