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The forest and the trees

Columbia Metropolitan magazine posted a story recently on the importance of the timber industry to South Carolina.  Did you know that timber is SC’s top crop?  Forest product industries now have an estimated economic impact of more than $18 billion in the state, according to the South Carolina Forestry Commission,…
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How trees respond to drought at the leaf level

The US Forest Service published an interesting article this week on how trees respond to drought by looking at the mechanics of water movement within the tree and through the leaves.  Different species of trees respond in different ways and at different rates.  You might enjoy reading about this at http://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/compass/2016/04/26/open-or-shut-how-trees-respond-to-drought-at-the-leaf-level/.
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