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wood-wax --> wood-waxen

(Science: botany) same as Woadwaxen.

Origin: AS. Wuduweaxe.

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Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?

... through respiration. Leaves are generally poor long term sinks of carbon as they have relatively quick rates of decomposition when compared to wood. Although there is significant differences in the decomposition rates of leaves from different species, I don't know if I would draw the line between ...

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by BasicBiology
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:47 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?
Replies: 2
Views: 709

Why does the floem gets affected when the bark gets damaged?

@Babybel56: *living cells yeah, the phloem is basically part of the bark, so whenever you damage the bark down to the wood, you're destroing also the phloem. However, phloem doesn't transport nutrients (and it definitely doesn't transport glucose) from leaves only to the roots. In ...

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by JackBean
Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why does the floem gets affected when the bark gets damaged?
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Views: 1616

Mysterious Energy

... having hands made of metal and them being pulled by a magnet. This is the crazy part, objects aren't always necessarily metal neither. it could be wood, paper, plastic, etc. it drives me crazy not knowing what it is. i am 25 years old now and still have that feeling. anyone has any idea of what ...

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by fdadfar88
Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mysterious Energy
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cell specific markers

... discussion on human genetics and the pitfalls of racial genetic profiling in general see Sankar & Cho 2002, Aldhous 2002, Schwartz 2001, Wood 2001). From a biological weapons perspective, population specificity would mean more than just a small variation in allele frequencies in different ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell specific markers
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... right at the apex of your spine. But it's also the opposite for me: some sounds are so violent or so jarring like certain saws cutting through wood or old plaster, that I feel sick, some kind of turmoil. Perhaps these two are connected? I'm 20 years old, but have been aware of this since I ...

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by Lukiemon
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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