annual growth rings

anillo de crecimiento del árbol

English-Spanish dictionary of Geography . . 2007.

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  • growth ring — In a cross section of the stem of a woody plant, the amount of wood added during a single growth period. In temperate regions this period is usually one year, in which case the growth ring may be called an annual ring. In tropical regions growth… …   Universalium

  • growth ring — noun an annual formation of wood in plants as they grow • Syn: ↑annual ring • Hypernyms: ↑organic phenomenon * * * noun : a layer of wood developed during any one continuous growth period; usually : annual ring …   Useful english dictionary

  • growth ring — noun Any of the concentric rings formed in the trunk of a tree by the annual growth of wood Syn: tree ring, annual ring …   Wiktionary

  • annual ring — /ænjuəl ˈrɪŋ/ (say anyoohuhl ring) noun one of the yearly growth rings on a cross section of a tree …   Australian English dictionary

  • annual rings — plural noun Rings, as seen in cross section, in a branch or trunk of a tree, each representing generally a year s growth of wood • • • Main Entry: ↑annual …   Useful english dictionary

  • annual ring — n. any of the concentric rings seen in cross sections of the stems of most trees and shrubs: each ring is a layer of wood that normally is a year s growth …   English World dictionary

  • annual ring — noun The layer of wood, observed as one of many concentric rings when cut, formed during one year of a plants growth Syn: growth ring, tree ring …   Wiktionary

  • Wood — Wooden redirects here. For other uses, see Wooden (disambiguation). Heartwood redirects here. For other uses, see Heartwood (disambiguation). This article is about the substance. For small forests, see woodland. For wood as a commodity, see… …   Wikipedia

  • Dendrochronology — Drill for dendrochronology sampling and growth ring counting Dendrochronology or tree ring dating is the scientific method of dating based on the analysis of patterns of tree rings. Dendrochronology can date the time at which tree rings were… …   Wikipedia

  • Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …   Universalium

  • Divergence problem — Twenty year smoothed plots of averaged ring width (dashed) and tree ring density (thick line), averaged across all sites, and shown as standardized anomalies from a common base (1881 1940), and compared with equivalent area averages of mean… …   Wikipedia

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