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Topics covered in this video:
Phases of Growth:
- Normal growth cycle
- Biomass over time
- Phase 1 – Growth
– mostly dynamic mass (sapwood) i.e. living and capable of reacting
- Phase 2 – Maintenance
– mostly dynamic plus static (non-living) mass incapable of reaction i.e. some heartwood
- Phase 3 – Maturity
– mostly static mass (heartwood) plus some dynamic mass
- Phase 4 – Death
– very thin band of sapwood, almost all heartwood
This video is made available with permission from Dr. Ed Gilman. Illustrations, PowerPoints or photos by Edward F. Gilman, Professor, Environmental Horticulture Department, IFAS, University of Florida.
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