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burial of stemwood

  • Covering of the base of a stem by inorganic or organic debris that interferes with normal growth processes and may lead to growth suppression, to sprouting of adventitious roots or stems, and to anatomical changes in wood. (≈ Shroder 1978)
German: Einsedimentation
French: enfouissement
Italian: seppellimento del colletto
Spanish: tronco semienterrado
Portuguese: recobrimento

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