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Name: Noel
Status: other
Grade: other
Location: TX
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Date: 9/13/2005


Question:
When there is a bumper crop of acorns, what is the term used to describe it?


Replies:
Mast years:

http://www.hastingsreserve.org/OakStory/Acorns2.html

Anthony Brach Ph.D.


Acorns and other wild nut-like fruits are collectively called "mast." A year with heavy production may be called a "mast year," or reference made to "heavy mast."

J. Elliott



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