hardwood

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hardwood

the wood of broad-leaved, dicotyledenous trees.
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No matter that this will involve destruction of a beautiful green area and the destruction of several mature broad-leaf trees not to mention the adverse effect on the residents living beside the bus lane.
In addition to ozone pollution reducing the strength of trees to hold carbon in the northern temperate mid-latitudes by reducing tree growth, the research also indicates that broad-leaf trees, such as poplars, are more sensitive to ozone pollution than conifers, such as pines, and that root growth is suppressed more than aboveground growth.
Tree Appeal helps responsible organisations to reduce their environmental footprint by planting native British broad-leaf trees.