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RE: Adventitious and dormant buds

Subject: RE: Adventitious and dormant buds
From: Ian Brewster
Date: Dec 21 2007 10:06:29
 <Should I be able to infer from the species or other characteristics
the likelihood that branches arising around and near a topping wound are
derived from adventitious or dormant buds.>

I always go for dormant buds, as 'adventitious' to my mind is a way in
which the tree can exploit its current circumstance through a natural
break rather than caused by unnatural conditions such as a
pollarded/topped tree.

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