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Monday, March 29, 2010

Researchers Find Surprising Growth in Old Age Trees

A research team led by Humboldt State University Professor Stephen C. Sillett has documented increasing wood production through old age in the tallest tree species, a finding that could help improve forest management....

...“Annual above-ground wood production increased with size and age, up to and including the largest and oldest trees we measured,” Sillett and his colleagues write in an article titled “Increasing Wood Production Through Old Age in Tall Trees.” It appears in a recent issue of Forest Ecology and Management, an international peer-reviewed journal.

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Ann W said...

A growth spurt when they're old? That's interesting. Plant and Garden Blog

Governor of Poker said...

Well this proves that old is gold