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girdling

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  • Girdling — Girdling, also called ring barking or ring barking, is the process of completely removing a strip of bark (consisting of Secondary Phloem tissue, cork cambium, and cork) around a tree s outer circumference, causing its death. Girdling occurs by… …   Wikipedia

  • girdling — index blockade (enclosure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Girdling — Girdle Gir dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Girdled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Girdling}.] 1. To bind with a belt or sash; to gird. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To inclose; to environ; to shut in. [1913 Webster] Those sleeping stones, That as a waist doth girdle you …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • girdling — gir·dle || gÉœrdl / gɜːdl n. corset, tight fitting undergarment (generally worn by women); sash, belt; something which surrounds or encircles v. put on a belt, encircle; go around something or someone in a circle; surround; cut a ring of bark… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • girdling leaf trace —   A vascular strand in the cortex, the path of which describes a circuitous rather than a direct route to the leaf base; defining character of the Order Cycadales …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • Phloem — Cross section of a flax plant stem: 1. Pith, 2. Protoxylem, 3. Xylem I, 4. Phloem I, 5. Sclerenchyma (bast fibre), 6. Cortex, 7. Epidermis In vascular plants, phloem is the living tissue that carries organic …   Wikipedia

  • diamond cutting — Branch of lapidary art involving the five basic steps in fashioning a diamond: marking, cleaving, sawing, girdling, and faceting. The most popular style is the brilliant cut, a round stone with 58 facets; a round diamond with only 18 facets is… …   Universalium

  • plant disease — ▪ plant pathology Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions.       All species of plants, wild and cultivated alike, are subject to disease. Although each species is… …   Universalium

  • Zante currant — California seedless grape raisins on the left and California Zante currants on the right, along with a metric ruler for scale. The Zante currant (in the United States), or currant (in other English speaking countries) are dried berries of small,… …   Wikipedia

  • Southeast Indian — Any member of the aboriginal North American Indians who inhabited what is now the southeastern U.S. The Southeast was one of the more densely populated areas of native North America, having an aboriginal population conservatively estimated at 120 …   Universalium


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