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sapling

a young tree

sapling

[′sap·liŋ]
(botany)
A young tree with a trunk less than 4 inches (10 centimeters) in diameter at a point approximately 4 feet (1.2 meters) above the ground.
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The sources said that the target of planting ten million saplings across AJK during the campaign has been fixed by the departments.
District and Sessions Judge, Muhammad Akmal Khan launched the campaign by planting a sapling in the Sessions court.
The Paramilitary Force has been planting trees and saplings across the province.
Dubai: Dubai Gurudwara has created a Guinness World Record for the largest distribution of saplings, when the Sikh temple distributed 2,083 saplings among school students.
CDA claims it plants a million saplings of various species every year.
This study developed a sapling grafting robot and carried out experiments for hard branch grafting applications, in order to investigate universal methods for grafting hard sapling branches and the associated grafting robot devices.
Sapling height.--Overall, sapling heights differed significantly among sites (P = 0.0251), with Starr Ranch exhibiting the shortest (190.7 [+ or -] 5.5 cm), Duck Pond intermediate (227.8 [+ or -] 9.6 cm), and Wiley Pond the tallest saplings (241.6 [+ or -] 7.3 cm) by the fall of 1998 (Fig.
The saplings were planted on June 5 on the occasion of World Environment Day by senior officials of the Planning Commission and the NDMC brass.
'Prime Minister Imran Khan's initiative of planting one billion saplings has been progressing rapidly across the province, which would increase forest cover in Pakistan,' Mr Alyani said.
The saplings were planted under ongoing Spring Plantation Drive launched here to achieve targets set for Prime Minister's 'Clean and Green Pakistan' program.
On this occasion, Chief Commissioner of Islamabad Jawdat Ayaz, Deputy Mayor of MCI Zeeshan Ali Naqvi, opposition leader in MCI Ali Awan, Chief Officer MCI Najaf Iqbal Syed, Officers of MCI and ICT Administration and students of different institutes also planted saplings.
ISLAMABAD:Mayor Sheikh Anser Aziz planted a sapling adjacent to Shakerparian and Parade Ground under the Plant for Pakistan' programme here on Sunday.