Waarom gaan bomen dood? Verslag vanuit de bomen-martelkamer

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Bomen worden soms honderden jaren oud. Dus waarom gaan ze dood? Verrassend antwoord: dat weet niemand.

“Every few minutes they measure the diameter of that tree,” he explains. The trees look like patients in intensive care — wired up with tubes coming out of the stems. All to see what it takes to kill it. “Everyone knows it gets hot and dry; you know, beetles show up, the trees are dead,” McDowell says, “but we don’t really understand it.”

‘Torture Lab’ Kills Trees To Learn How To Save Them

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27 augustus 2012 17:12
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