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summary: following an account of the early beginnings of wood anatomy in the seventeenth century, with special emphasis on the often neglected role of. antoni van leeuwenhoek, history and achievements of systematic, phyloge- netic, and ecological wood anatomy are reviewed. most current concepts in systematic,
the ecological wood anatomy of 128 vaccinioid wood samples (including 115 species, 35 genera), collected between 39°s and 60°n latitude and 10 m to 3400 m altitude is studied. several wood anatomical features within the subfamily, viz. tangential vessel diameter, average length of tracheary elements, height of,
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apr 29, 2015 , the second paper from kasia ziemińska's phd thesis has just been published in plos one! kasia was supervised by mark westoby and co-supervised ian wright. ziemińska k, westoby m, wright ij (2015). broad anatomical variation within a narrow wood density range — a study of twig wood across 69,
using wood to reduce environmental impact. when it comes to sustainability in construction, new research points to the significant advantage wood has over comparable materials. those include carbon emissions, effect on water quality and overall environmental impact when measured over the complete life cycle of the,
quantitative anatomical differences in the samples from the two sites show the influence that environmental conditions can have on wood anatomy. the observed anatomical characteristics may also be useful for taxonomic and ecological studies of this species and genus. key words: acclimation; atlantic forest; intraspecific,
ecological wood. wood is a renewable natural resource which, when used in construction, consumes significantly less energy and places a far lighter load on the environment than when using steel, bricks, aluminium, plastics or concrete. using wood products also has a positive effect on abating climate change, the,
wood florulas from southwestern australia were analyzed to determine whether wood anatomy is sufficiently correlated with ecology so that vessel element features can be said to have a predictive value. indices for vulnerability (vessel diam: vessels per sq. mm) and meso- morphy (vulnerability x vessel element length),
10 reasons to purchase ecological logs. 1. energy that respects the environment. the ecolution ecological log comes from recycling by-products from the wood industry. its production supports the intelligent management of waste. its high performance gives a 'clean' combustion without harming the planet: less tar, less,
wood a million times over. the post use waste side of the issue has been covered but another favorable aspect of wood products is the eco-friendliness of wood product manufacture. plastics release many toxins in to the air during manufacture, incl,
according to the organizationwwf adena a very high percentage of international consumption of the wood comes from regions where illegal and unsustainable logging are internationally recognized, such as the amazon, the congo basin, southeast asia, europe this problem and russia. the use of non-certified wood,
commercial enterprises market them abroad as "dead wood" or in finland as "kelo wood". they have been especially prized for their silver-grey weathered surface in the manufacture of vernacular or national romantic products. the suppliers of "dead wood" emphasise its,
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text adapted by natalie pavey the environmental advantages of wood frame construction: as the only renewable building material, wood has many advantages over other materials. it requires less energy to produce in terms of resource extraction, manufacturing and transportation.
dear earthtalk: it is starting to get colder and i'm eager to try out the fireplace in our new home, but we don't want to create health or environmental problems. are there materials that would be more eco-friendly to burn in a fireplace than regular firewood? -- emily eidenier, durham, nc. burning wood may be humanity's,
growing trees capture carbon dioxide from the air. the more trees there are in a forest, the more carbon molecules are stored in the forest. these molecules are released back into the atmosphere in connection with felling, wood processing, decaying, and burning. forest management and wood processing procedures,,
sep 15, 2017 , however, the life habits and early evolution of wood-boring beetles remain shrouded in mystery from a limited fossil record. here we report new material from the upper permian (changhsingian stage, ca. 254–252 million-years ago) of china documenting a microcosm of ecological associations involving a,
summary. following an account of the early beginnings of wood anatomy in the seventeenth century, with special emphasis on the often neglected role of antoni van leeuwenhoek, history and achievements of systematic, phylogenetic, and ecological wood anatomy are reviewed. most current concepts in systematic wood,