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pruning

cutting off of individual plant parts or whole plants for cultivation of the individual plant (growth promotion) in order to obtain a certain form or a certain structure of the community.


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Re: Genetic Instability

... do you mean be "genetic instability"? When the numbers of a populations are diminished severely the gene pool is narrowed, this is like pruning a tree to the point where it has a single branch, as the species bounces back from its severe decline, individuals will be forced through what ...

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by cyanodave
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:04 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
Views: 15799

seeking info on Pine reproductive structures.

I volunteer at a Chinese garden, and the gardener was candling (a form of pruning) a red pine tree. I then realized that I have no idea about the structures involved, and I would like to at least be able to talk sensibly about the structures. For example, the ...

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by planetluvver
Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:19 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: seeking info on Pine reproductive structures.
Replies: 3
Views: 2763

Re: coral growth vessels for transport and production

here are some more pics of tanks in the ready to go stage, one pic also shows the pruning of macroalgae which is another way of exporting nitrogen from the system a1.jpg a2.jpg a3.jpg

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by hypergraphicreef
Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:05 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: coral growth vessels for transport and production
Replies: 6
Views: 2610

Prune apical meristem and lower branches to increase yield?

... I was having conversation with a friend who shared a different opinion from my own. I was hoping some one could provide information in regards to pruning and yield. We both agreed that pruning the apical meristem (a.k.a "topping") usually increases yield due to the diffusion of auxins ...

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by bta
Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:53 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Prune apical meristem and lower branches to increase yield?
Replies: 0
Views: 2361

trees that don't flower?

... trees can be difficult. In addition to age, Factors involved are the number of trees you have (the more the merrier), a full sun location,winter pruning, bud protection, fertilization, and most important: pollination. Then if you are able to coax a few apples you need to protect them from insects ...

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by Linn
Sat Jun 16, 2007 1:29 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: trees that don't flower?
Replies: 4
Views: 4216
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