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(1) Secondary phloem.

(2) Bast fiber, i.e. the inner fibrous bark or woody fiber in many plants.


In botany, the formation of the bast or secondary phloem indicates secondary growth. The presence of bast or secondary phloem is a feature of most dicot plants.

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... Thank God this site has been available...I have posted on most all the "main sites" knowing full well I can only try to UNDO what the bast ards have done. I eat apple seeds, lots, as they contain cyanide and will weaken or maybe even kill some of the worms. I will never ever give up ...

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by Maggie Mae
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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