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On the structure of tree:- A conceptual article

@article{Chadda2018OnTS,
  title={On the structure of tree:- A conceptual article},
  author={Munishwer Chander Chadda and Mayank Chadha},
  journal={arXiv: Popular Physics},
  year={2018}
}
This article is a conceptual exposition on the structure of the tree. It demonstrates an evolutionary design that the tree possesses in the perspective of a structural engineer. 

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