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secondary growth

n.
Growth in vascular plants from production of secondary tissues by a lateral meristem, usually resulting in wider branches and stems.

secondary growth

see SECONDARY THICKENING.
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S3) entering the second growth phase varied with the different classified levels and in the second growth phase, body shape for different compensatory degrees varied with catch-up like growth and in non-compensatory individuals (Supplementary Fig.
However, in the latter case, as with many other studies, second growth was not compared directly with old growth at the same time in the same test.
This solution has been working in Oregon's Siuslaw National Forest since the 1990s, when spotted owl protections prompted a quick transition to second growth not needed by the owl but necessary for an industrial transition.
Second Growth was thought provoking, a pleasure to read, and has been added to my undergraduate and graduate reading lists.
In fact, many of the old growth understory medicinals, according to Kilat and Umar, are easier to locate in second growth forest.
Clear-cut sites were easily discriminated from all others based on their relatively low canopy closure and low crown height, while those of second growth had relatively high accumulations of litter and high frequencies of small trees (dbh [less than] 40 cm; Fig.
On the contrary, the toughest, strongest and soundest white ash with the greatest proportion of the pale sapwood that retail buyers prefer, is cut from the fast growing, comparatively young trees of second growth, such as commonly constitute most of the woodlots of the eastern states.
The second growth area will be in web-enabling existing applications, which will rise from $215m this year to $790m by 2004.
Now most of Kake's land is cleared, with maybe five years of logging left, and no second growth ready to cut for 50 years.
What I'm looking at through the window now is second growth.
They hope these second growth forests will provide new habitat for spotted owls and other wildlife.
That forest is all second growth timber, as is the Tillamook Burn area, where 50 owls have been found.

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