dendrochronology

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dendrochronology

the study of ANNUAL RINGS in timber to calculate the age of the tree (often very precisely) and the climatic situation at the time of growth.
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Abstract--Age and growth of sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) in waters off eastern Taiwan were examined from counts of growth rings on cross sections of the fourth spine of the first dorsal fin.
Because it is difficult to observe a recently formed growth ring in the cross-section of a shell's ventral margin, we cut a thin cross-section through the shell's umbonal region and observed the dorsal margin of the hinge plate to detect slight changes in macroscopic structure.
The results showed that the mechanical properties of strands were strongly related with the growth ring orientation of strands.
The value of S and R-(S-R) correspond to the 95th and the 5th percentiles for the time at which a new growth ring is likely to be detected, indicating reliability of the estimate of the time of ring formation t = R.
Growth ring angle and distance from the pith were determined from the same images by using custom software written by the lead author.
Scallop ages estimated by counting internal shell layer growth zones were significantly higher than those determined by the external growth ring method ([F.
A properly trimmed hoof looks boxy (right), with both toes the same length and the bottom parallel to the growth rings.
In addition to this project, JICA is carrying out the Project on the Corridor Development for West Africa Growth Ring Master Plan with the four countries of Burkina Faso, Cte dIvoire, Ghana and Togo as the target countries.
And that represents a major growth ring in Le Cinema de Franco.
Different trends were associated with growth ring counts and heights of the feedstock trees.
brasiliensis; ii) whether time and frequency in the formation of growth ring may be observed by marginal increment analysis; iii) whether males and females have different growth; iv) whether Rosa Lee's phenomenon, common in data from commercial fishing, may be employed; v) the parameters for the curve of growth in length and weight.