Oscar and Lucinda meet in a tropical rain forest and fall in love, and he carves their initials into the bark of a tree. They never do get together, though. Ten years later, still heartbroken, Oscar searches for the tree. Given what you know about primary and secondary growth, will he find the carved initials higher relative to ground level? If he goes berserk and chops down the tree, what kinds of growth rings will he see?

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Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Oscar and Lucinda meet in a tropical rain forest and fall in love, and he carves their initials into the bark of a tree. They never do get together, though. Ten years later, still heartbroken, Oscar searches for the tree. Given what you know about primary and secondary growth, will he find the carved initials higher relative to ground level? If he goes berserk and chops down the tree, what kinds of growth rings will he see?

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