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Climate change is threatening the domestic coniferous forests. Coniferous wood is necessary for, amongst other things, the production of medium-density and high-density wood fiberboard (MDF and HDF). Researchers at the Fraunhofer WKI have now discovered how low-value hardwood species can be used supplementarily to softwood in the manufacture of these wood-based materials. For the wood-processing industry, this opens up new possibilities for compensating for supply shortages in coniferous wood.more info