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Compartmentalization: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding How Trees Grow and Defend Themselves
The purpose of this chapter is to describe a conceptual framework for understanding how trees grow and how they and other perennial plants defend themselves. The concept of compartmentalization hasExpand
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Compartmentalization of decay in trees
Trees have a spectacular survival record. Over a period of more than 400 million years they have evolved as the tallest, most massive and longest-lived organisms ever to inhabit the earth. Yet treesExpand
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How tree branches are attached to trunks
The vascular cambium and the growth ring it produces are continuous from trunk to branch, but the cells formed by the cambium in the upper junction of branch and trunk are oriented at approximatelyExpand
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A New Tree Biology
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Tree Decay - An Expanded Concept
The purpose of this publication is to clarify further the tree decay concept that expands the classical concept to include the orderly response of the tree to wounding andExpand
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Beech bark disease.
The beech bark disease, caused by fungi (principally Nectria coccinea var. faginata) infecting minute feeding wounds made by scale insects (principally Cryptococcus fagl) in the bark of beech (FagusExpand
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