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earlywood

[′ər·lē‚wu̇d]
(botany)
The portion of the annual ring that is formed during the early part of a tree's growing season.

springwood

Wood formed during the spring and early summer; characterized by cells which are larger and thinner than the cells formed later in the year.
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Using the computer-assisted Lintab measurement system, the earlywood and latewood widths of each ring were measured to the nearest one hundredth of a millimeter (0.
The Cuauhtemoc earlywood chronology was used to reconstruct June-July PDSI values for east-central Mexico (i.
Count the rings in each tree cookie: Count each transition from dark latewood to light earlywood.
The wider growth rings of East Timor teak showed considerably more latewood than earlywood which is in agreement with other authors, e.
A deep root system is typical for oak species [23]; however, ring-porous species, with a band of wide vessels in the earlywood followed by much narrower vessels in latewood, should show in theory isohydric behavior of stomatal control, i.
The measurement of each sample included four readings, two on earlywood, and two on latewood areas on three replicate specimens for each treatment-coating combination.
Aged 27, he is a Young Scottish Musician of the Year finalist who has recently released his debut solo album, Earlywood, to critical acclaim.
This may be explained by the greater stiffness of cell walls in the latewood portion of the growth ring, when compared to the thinner cell walls in the earlywood.
We decided to only use the beginning part of the annual ring--which is similar to earlywood in temperate species--given that the profile patterns of fiber dimensions are more or less stable from the beginning of the ring to 50% (Moya, 2005).
Earlywood and latewood of juvenile wood (Ring 3) and transition wood (Ring 8) were analyzed separately for these key traits.
California redwood usually has a red-brown heartwood with a distinct growth ring figure revealing the tree's earlywood and latewood zones.
Annual values were obtained by means of Leavitt and Danzer's (1993) method of separating the earlywood portion of the annual ring, homogenizing it, extracting the holocellulose, and combusting it.