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Re: {SPAM?}RE: Ben's Red Oak photo 1

Subject: Re: {SPAM?}RE: Ben's Red Oak photo 1
From: AV Arboriculture
Date: Dec 19 2018 09:21:49
Very intriguing!  But from the two similar photos of the tree, I can't see 
any difference in the branch locations at the stem.  Is it not the case that 
the outer parts of the branches have started to move into the space?  I can't 
imagine how a branch-stem union could actually move.

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From: "Brewster, Ian" <Ian.Brewster@xxxxxxx.co.uk>
To: "uktc" <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>
Sent: Tuesday, 18 December, 2018 20:59:28
Subject: Re: {SPAM?}RE: Ben's Red Oak photo 1

Sorry to interject again but with this being a recently observable phenomenon 
has got me thinking about SBD and potential for weakness of lateral branches 
to occir in branches prone to reorientation. Suggesting whether adaptive 
growth and/or reaction wood cause progressive movement; If a branch is 
subjected to a force at its junction with its parent stem containing 
dysfunctional static mass, could this reorientation cause micro fractures of 
less  flexible tissues allowing the outer skin to phototrope. With that in 
mind, its exposure, lateral & weighty branch is tbis now that recipe for 
failure in later years..

Ian

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Sorry to interject again but with this being a recently observable phenomenon 
has got me thinking about SBD and potential for weakness of lateral branches 
to occir in branches prone to reorientation. Suggesting whether adaptive 
growth and/or reaction wood cause progressive movement; If a branch is 
subjected to a force at its junction with its parent stem containing 
dysfunctional static mass, could this reorientation cause micro fractures of 
less  flexible tissues allowing the outer skin to phototrope. With that in 
mind, its exposure, lateral & weighty branch is tbis now that recipe for 
failure in later years..

Ian

Sent from Samsung Mobile on O2
NPS
 



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