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sapwood

(săp′wo͝od′)
n.
The newly formed outer wood located just inside the vascular cambium of a tree trunk and active in the conduction of water. Sapwood is usually lighter in color than heartwood.

sapwood

the ring of living XYLEM tissue in a stem or root which has undergone SECONDARY THICKENING, and which is composed of VESSELS and PARENCHYMA cells. Sapwood lies outside the HEARTWOOD but inside the ring of PHLOEM.
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These measurements allowed quantification of water content in sapwood and heartwood regions and, in the case of UMR measurements, differentiated cell wall and cell lumen water.
The objectives of this study were: (a) to examine the variations of wood density and mechanical strength properties (MOE and MOR) along longitudinal position, (b) to compare wood properties between heartwood and sapwood, and (c) to determine the relationship between wood density and mechanical properties in Persian silk wood (Albizzia julibrissin).
It is the mockingbird of wood with sapwood that resembles ash, heartwood that looks like white oak and pecky wood that looks like elm or even chestnut.
The distinction between heartwood and sapwood was performed macroscopically by colour difference, and heartwood radius and sapwood width were measured.
Keywords Sol-gel, Hybrid coating, Antisoiling, Thermal curing, Pine sapwood, Hydrophobicity, Oleophobicity
In sapwood, negative hydrostatic pressures acting perpendicular to the conduit walls try to draw the walls inwards.
On 5 Nov 2007, all plants from both experiments were harvested, debarked along the main stem, and examined for dark outer sapwood discoloration.
Explain to students that every year a tree's trunk will form a new ring of sapwood, and this makes it possible to see how old a tree is by looking at its stump.
Research on eucalyptus species as a raw material for pulp has not drawn a distinction between the sapwood and heartwood of E.