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Name: Dallas R.
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Age: 16
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Date: 11/2/2003



Question:
Why do the branches that are drooping on a Western Red Cedar Tree turn up at the tips? Is it because of the weight of the branches, does it make them lighter to the tree?


Replies:
Different tree species often have characteristic "architecture." Possibly helpful.

http://www.conservation.state.mo.us/conmag/1996/sep/2.html

http://staff.washington.edu/jmac/2003W-StandDynamics/04-StandDynamics-TreeArchitecture.pdf

http://www.lumber.com/articles/art_01.asp

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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