Definition of annual ring in English:

annual ring

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  • A ring in the cross section of the stem or root of a temperate woody plant, produced by one year’s growth.
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    • The oldest tree in the present study had 135 annual rings at the stem base.
    • It was concluded from structural observations that duration of cambial activity is longer in trees with broad annual rings than in trees with narrow rings.
    • The amount of tension wood in a section was quantified as the total area of all tension wood bands in the second annual ring, divided by the total area of the ring.

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